Lt Col Vicars is the lead for the Pilot Training
Next Initiative, Bergstrom Airport, Austin, Texas. He is responsible for
exploring the potential of current and emerging technologies in the context of USAF
Lt Col Vicars was commissioned in 1999 at AFROTC
Detachment 157, Embry-Riddle University, Daytona Beach, Florida. He has flown
the F-16 in South Korea, as a Forward Air Controller-Airborne in Alaska, as
well as in support of Operation Noble Eagle in Guam. He has also served in the
Joint Operations Center, Combined Forces Command, Kabul, Afghanistan. He has
joint service on staff at U.S. Pacific Command, as well as joint education at
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Lt Col Vicars is a command pilot with over 1,900
hours in the F-16 and T-38.