LtCol Paul Bowen

LtCol Paul Bowen

Dates of Service: Dec 1976 - Jun 2008
RETIRED
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Influence Score: 2,751
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  • 2ndLt
  • 1stLt
  • Capt
  • Maj
  • LtCol Oct 98
Commissioning Source:  OCS, May 1980

Recent Activity  -

Bio 

Native of Los Angeles, CA. Graduate from Van Nuys H.S. Class of 1974. LAVC Graduate in 1979. CSUN Graduate B.A. in History 1980. Enjoy climbing Mount Rainier in 1976, 1979 & 1982. MBA from CalPoly San Luis Obispo in DEC 1996.

Military Experiences

Jan 1991 - Mar 1991
I MEF
Targeting Officer
Current Operations Watch Officer in Operation Desert Storm under Targeting Cell, G-3 Ops, I MEF. We scheduled targets for servicing. Sign on our door read: Targeting Cell: So Secret, No Badges Required
May 1987 - May 1988
VMAQ-2
Squadron Pilot VMAQ-2 “Playboys”, Detachment Yankee
Pilot-In-Command EA-6B Prowler ICAP 2. Achieved 1,000 “Violation & Mishap Free Flight Hours”; 400 in the Prowler. During this time of the Cold War the EA-6B was the most expensive tactical aircraft produced at $38 million per aircraft.
Aug 1985 - Aug 1986
3/2
Aug 1984 - Jul 1985
MALS-31
Squadron Pilot & Legal Officer
Flew TA-4F in various support missions. As Legal Officer completed 125 Article 15 Hearings (NJP), 18-1-1 on Admin Separations, 3 Special Courts Martial referrals and 1 magistrates hearing.

Deployments

(1 year, 11 months)
Sep 2005 - Mar 2006
Iraq_ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Civil Affairs Officer, G-7, II MEF
Jan 1991 - Mar 1991
Saudi
Aug 1988 - Dec 1988
Kenya
Area Coordinator for Camp One (Northern Frontier District (NFD), Operation Raleigh Expedition 16B youth leadership program.
Jan 1986 - Jun 1986
Okinawa & Republic of Korea
Unit Deployment Program (UDP) and Exercise Team Spirit 1986

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

May 2005

Information Operations Course, EWTGPAC

Aug 1989 - Sep 1989

T-2C Buckeye NATOPS, VT-19, NAS Meridian, MS

Jul 1989

Flight Instructor Standardization Training (FIST), NAS Pensacola, FL

Certifications

Feb 2013

PADI Dive Master

Foreign Language Skills

1993

French (0+/0+)

1992

Saudi Arabic (0+/0+)

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Personal Information

Interests
Spyplane Aviationcivil air patrolrecreational scubastrategic intelligence studies
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