Vice Commander West
Biography - Lt Col Jeff Focke, CAP
Lt Col Jeff Focke assumed Vice Commander West role for North Carolina on Feb 8th, 2020. He serves approximately 2,000 members and is responsible for compliance and mission readiness to perform the three primary missions of Emergency Service, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education throughout the state.
He has been in CAP since 1982 starting as a Cadet and working up through the ranks there to earn is Gen Carl A. Spaatz award. As a senior member, he has also progressed through the Professional Development program to earn his Gil Rob Wilson award as well. He has held command positions at the squadron and group level as well as numerous staff positions up to the Region level.
Lt Col Focke was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, served in the United States Navy, and has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1994.