Jack Fry is currently retired but serving in multiple volunteer capacities in the Tri-Lakes region of northern El Paso County, Colorado. Jack served in the US Air Force for 29 years retiring as a Colonel in 1996. He earned a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics from No. Carolina State University prior to entering pilot training. He has accumulated over 3,000 flying hours (330 Combat in South Vietnam and Northern Iraq) in A-37, T-38, F-4, F-15 and F-16 aircraft. His key AF assignments were as Deputy Commandant for the Cadet Wing USAFA, 53rd TFS Squadron Commander (F-15, Bitburg, Germany), 52nd TFW Commander (F16/F-4, Spangdahlem, Germany), and Commander USAF Space Warfare Center. In addition to the degree in Applied Math, he holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College. Following retirement from the Air Force he worked in the defense industry with Lockheed Martin and Averitech, Inc for six years and then spent five years as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments (office in Palmer Lake, Co.). He retired completely to concentrate on family and do volunteer work in the community in Jan. 2008. He and his wife Molly have three children and three grandchildren and have lived in Colorado since 1994.