Colonel Paul R. Delano Jr is the Commander of Detachment 6 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization, Air Reserve Personnel Center, Air Force Reserve Command. He manages the Individual Reserve Programs for Air Combat Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, US Central Command, US Special Operations Command and US Southern Command and is responsible for the readiness, accountability, personnel and administrative servicing of more than 1300 Individual Reservists.
Col Delano was previously assigned as a Secretary of the Air Force, Legislative Liaison Officer to the U.S. House of Representatives. Responsible for advising senior Air Force leaders on legislative issues, strategic Congressional engagement plans, and facilitating daily engagements between Air Force leadership and Congressional Members and staff. He was a Legislative Fellow in the 113th Congress, responsible for Defense, Homeland Security, State Department & Foreign Affairs and Military Construction/Veteran Affairs portfolios in the personal office of Congressmen Jack Kingston, Representative of the first district of Georgia.