Commander Jim Feldkamp, USN Ret., Feldkamp was a U.S. Naval Flight Officer, Counter-Measures Officer (ECMO), and Navigator for the EA-6B – the U.S. Navy's carrier-based electronic attack aircraft. He flew off the USS Midway in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991.
Affiliating with the U.S. Naval Reserves became a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Norfolk, Virginia. Feldkamp was a founding member of the Joint Counter Terrorism Task Force and, as a collateral duty, was one of three pilots in the Norfolk office that conducted physical aerial surveillance of suspects in criminal and terrorist cases. In 2004 he resigned from the FBI to become the Republican nominee for Oregon's District 4 Congressional seat during the 2004 and 2006 election cycles.