Jul 13, 2021
JR Richardson
Vietnam Veteran Memorial

Jerome M.  “JR” Richardson 

JR Richardson is the current Director of the Bellevue University Military and Veteran Services Center (MVSC) at Bellevue University. He is responsible for developing and overseeing services and programs to meet the many needs of active-duty military and veterans attending Bellevue University as well as those living in the surrounding communities.

JR joined the US Air Force in 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa. He spent seven years as an airframe structural mechanic maintaining C-141B cargo transport aircraft. From 1989 until his retirement in 2007, JR served as a recruiter for both the Air Force and Air Force Reserve managing nearly every type of recruiting and recruiting leadership position and earning nearly every top award. He was the lead recruiter for the 919th Special Operations Wing, Duke Field FL during the 9/11 attacks. JR served as Senior Recruiter for the 442nd Fighter Wing and retired with 25 years as Senior Recruiter for the 514th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire AFB, NJ.

JR earned Bachelor's and Master of Science Degrees from Bellevue University.