Jay “Tank” Egloff lives in Geismar, Louisiana with his wife and two sons. A graduate of Louisiana State University, he went on to serve for 21 years in the United States Marine Corps, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Tank joined Check-6 in July of 2013 during his transition from military service. He has worked offshore on numerous different rigs for a variety of different contractors and operators. Working across the spectrum from Drill Site Managers and Offshore Installation Managers down to the Roughnecks and Roustabouts, he brings a unique perspective on job planning and execution and a set of fresh eyes to offshore risk identification and mitigation processes.
Tank’s military career included numerous overseas assignments in support of combat and contingency operations both ashore and afloat. He amassed over 3200 mishap-free hours in tactical jet aircraft to include the F/A-18 and F-5, during which he attained numerous flight qualifications to include: Mission Commander, Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Air Combat Tactics Instructor, and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) Instructor. An innovative leader, instructor, and operator with a wealth of experience working in highly dynamic environments, his service includes a long track record of mission accomplishment. He has worked with joint, coalition, and partner nation allies as well as inter-agency partners from the strategic to the tactical levels of planning and execution.
Tank has a Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University where he was also a four-year letterman on scholarship with the football team. He graduated from numerous military schools to include: Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, Top Gun, Aviation Safety Commander’s Course, the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff Course, and Amphibious Warfare School.