Mohammed Noor el-Jabbour

Air Chief Marshal

Mohammed Noor el-Jabbour

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ACM Sir Mohd Noor el-Jabbourn at the 2018 Adlantic Air Powers Conference
Born (1964-02-12) February 12, 1964 (age 57)
Rabba, Bani Nasir
Trucial States
Allegiance Gallambria
Service/branch Royal Gallambrian Air Force
Years of Service1982 - present
RankAir Chief Marshal
Commands held
  • Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (2016-2018)
  • No. 1 Group
  • No. 4 Wing
  • No. 14 Squadron
Awards

Air Chief Marshal Mohammed Noor el-Jabbour, CG, CSC, AFC, AdC, FRAeS, is a senior officer in the Royal Gallambrian Air Force, serving as Chief of the Air Staff since 21 July 2018. He previously service as Assistant Chief of the Air Staff from 2016 to 2018.

Early life and education

Noor el-Jabbour was born on 12 February 1964, in Rabba, Bani Nasir. His family relocated to Bromwich, Gallambria in September of 1968, where his father was employed with the then Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as a Special Advisor on Sharabic Affairs. He was educated at King's College. He studied Aeronautical Engineering at the Gallambrian National University, graduating with a Bachelor of Engineer with Honours (BEng (Hons)) degree in 1986. He later attended the Gallambrian Defence Staff College, graduating with an Masters of Arts degree in Strategic Studies in 2001.

RGAF career

Noor el-Jabbour was appointed into the Royal Gallambrian Air Force on 29 January 1982, as a Officer Cadet with 1902 University Air Squadron. Upon graduation from university he was promoted to the rank of Flying Officer, on 29 November 1986. He was promoted to Flight Lieutenant on 5 February 1988.

Promoted to Squadron Leader on 1 January 1996, he was given command of No. 14 Squadron and, having been promoted to Wing Commander on 1 July 2000, he became commander of No. 4 Wing in 2006. He went on to be promoted to Group Captain and became Director of Air Operations with Force Headquarters, Gallambrian Forces in the Bashan in 2009. Noor el-Jabbour was appointed a Commander of the Order of Gallambria (Military) in recognition of his services in The Bashan in 2011.

Noor el-Jabbour was promoted to Air Vice-Marshal on 15 April 2013, and appointed Commander Gallambrian Forces in the Bashan. He was promoted to Air Marshal on 10 January 2017, after which he was appointed Assistant Chief of the Air Staff.

Noor el-Jabbour was promoted to Air Chief Marshal and became Chief of the Air Staff, the professional head of the RGAF, in succession to Air Chief Marshal Errol McCormack on his appointed as Chief of the Defence Staff.

Honours and awards

Air Force Pilot Wings (Gallambria).svg
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Air Force Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
GOSM - Bashan Protectorate Truce Supervision Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Star Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King's Commendation For Bravery Full Size Device (Gallambria).svg
Blank Ribbon Commendation (Gallambria).svg


Ribbon Name Notes
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Commander of the Order of Gallambria (Military) 2011
Order of Gallambria (Military) 2009
Member of the Order of Gallambria (Military) 2006
Conspicuous Service Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross 1999
Air Force Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Air Force Cross 1991
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal (1975-1999) 1991
Clasp(s):
  • Marenesia
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Maranesian War Medal 1991
GOSM - Bashan Protectorate Truce Supervision Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Operational Service Medal - Bashan Protectorate Truce Supervision 2015
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal 2008
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal 2013
Medal Star Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct (Air Force) 1997
Bar(s):
  • 2nd Award (20 years) - 2002
  • 3rd Award (25 years) - 2007
  • 4th Award (30 years) - 2012
  • 5th Award (35 years) - 2017
King's Commendation For Bravery Full Size Device (Gallambria).svg
Blank Ribbon Commendation (Gallambria).svg
King's Commendation for Bravery 1995