James Rousseau

James Rousseau

Encroachment and Sustainability
U.S. Air Force

He recently retired from the United States Air Force after more than 27 years of service to his country. Mr. Rousseau was commissioned in 1985 through the Air Forces Officer Training School in San Antonio Texas. His Rated service began with Undergraduate Navigator Training and Electronic Warfare Training at Mather AFB, CA. He then attended B52 Combat Crew Training Squadron at Castle AFB, CA where he was a Distinguished Graduate finishing #1 in his class. He has held various assignments as an Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO), Evaluator EWO, assistant Operations Officer and Operations Officer at the B52 FTU, Branch Chief of a Joint Unified branch at USSPACECOM and USNORTHCOM. He has taught advanced RADAR theory at the United States Air Force Weapons School, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron, and both the 64th and 65th Fighter Aggressor Squadrons, Nellis AFB, NV, as well as, lectured on RADAR theory at NASIC, Wright Paterson AFB, OH. He retired as the Technical Director of Plans and Programs, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Flight Test Center, NV. His primary duty included the gambit on Renewable Energy from lecturing at multiple conferences, briefing and educating senior staff to include MAJCOM CCs, Sister Services, SES level appointees up through the VCSAF. He accumulated more than 2000 hrs flight time and extensive combat experience being awarded the Air Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor for Heroism during Desert Storm.

For the last two years, Mr. Rousseau has been spearheading the protection of critical national assets used for Operational Test and Evaluation, Developmental Test and Evaluation and training of our military forces against encroachment caused by Renewable energy sources. He currently holds the position of Encroachment and Sustainability for the Department of the Air Force.