Colonel Jeff Davis was born in Loretteville Quebec and is a graduate of the Collège militaire royal de Saint Jean with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Upon completion of air navigator training, Colonel Davis was posted to 14 Wing Greenwood to begin his long range patrol flying career. During this time, he held many operational, training and standards positions including that of 404 Long Range Patrol and Training Squadron Deputy Commanding Officer in 2009.
Following the Joint Command and Staff Program in 2011, Colonel Davis completed staff tours at Aerospace Component Coordination Element (Atlantic) and Canadian Joint Operations Command as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commander Expeditionary Operations and J3 Africa. In 2015, following his staff experience, Colonel Davis was selected to return to Greenwood, this time as Commanding Officer of 415 Long Range Patrol Force Development Squadron.
Colonel Davis has had the opportunity to deploy both internationally and domestically on several occasions. Most notably as a crew member during Op APOLLO, Commanding Officer of the Canadian Heron UAV Detachment during Op ATHENA, and most recently as the Deputy Air Task Force Commander for Op IMPACT.
In 2018 Colonel Davis was posted to the Air Staff as Director Air Staff Coordination. Promoted to his current rank in 2020 he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as the Director Air Readiness where he co-ordinated RCAF strategic readiness activities working in a COVID-19 environment and oversaw the initial planning for RCAF RECONSTITUTION.
Colonel Davis assumes command of 14 Wing Greenwood on 16 June 2022. He is looking forward to the next few years in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley.