Maj Robert Thornton

Maj Robert Thornton

Dates of Service: Jan 1979 - Jun 1996
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  • 2d Lt Nov 78
  • 1st Lt 79
  • Capt 81
  • Maj Aug 88
Commissioning Source:  Direct Commission, Nov 1978

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Born Teaneck, NJ. Lived in Florham Park, NJ, Huntington, N.Y., Greenville, NC, Franklin, VA, Weldon, NC, Wilson, NC, Shaw AFB, SC, San Antonio, TX, Columbus, MS, Wright Patterson AND, OH, RAF Bicester, UK, Warner Robins, GA, Dawsonville, GA.

Military Experiences

Jul 1992 - Jun 1996
78 MDG
Chief Anesthesia Services
In charge of all anesthesia activities on the base. ACLS instructor, BCLS instructor trainer.
Aug 1988 - Jul 1992
Staff CRNA/Chief Anesthesia Services
Started as staff CRNA, my final year I was the Chief of Anesthesia Services for the base.
Aug 1986 - Aug 1988
Staff CRNA
Staff CRNA providing anesthesia services for all types of procedures. Additionally, I was the cost-center manager and equipment custodian for the anesthesia department. Also, played midfield for the Wright-Patterson AFB Lacrosse Club.
Aug 1983 - Aug 1986
Staff Certified Registeted Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Provide anesthesia services with one other CRNA. Additionally was the project officer for the local Medical Red Flag exercises and hospital Project Warrior representatve.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools


Air Command & Staff College (Correspondence)


Squadron Officer School (Correspondence)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Aug 1988

C4 Combat Casualty Care Course

Aug 1981 - Aug 1983

Wilford Hall Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Course


Jan 1983

Hyperbaric Training


Chief Nurse Badge


Senior Nurse Badge

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2004 - 2006

University of Phoenix

MSN, Nursing Education

1976 - 1978

Atlantic Christian College

BSN, Nursing

1974 - 1975

Southampton Memorial Hospital

Diploma, Licensed Practical Nurse