Col Colonel, Chief Nurse

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Dates of Service: Apr 1970 - Oct 2009
RETIRED
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Influence Score: 5,315
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Promotions

  • A1C Feb 71
  • Sgt May 72
  • 2d Lt Sep 79
  • 1st Lt May 80
  • Capt May 82
  • Maj Nov 89
  • Lt Col Nov 96
  • Col Apr 07
Commissioning Source:  Direct Commission, Sep 1979

Recent Activity  -

Bio 

Graduate of FEMA Basic Academy for Emergency Management (2015) Fellow, Aerospace Medical Association (2007) - membership not current

Military Experiences

Aug 2007 - Oct 2009
Commander
Commander of one of the largest AES in the USAFR.
Nov 2004 - Aug 2007
Director of Operations / Interim Commander
"Retired to Reserve Program" one of very few officers selected to go back on traditional reserve status after retirement. Deployed to Ramstein AB Germany in support of OIF-OEF during this time. Interim Commander when the AES/CC deployed in March 06, when replacement came in (August 06), I deployed to the same place.
Oct 2000 - Dec 2002
Commander, Medical Operations Squadron
Commander, 43 Medical Operations Squadron.
May 2000 - Oct 2000
43 AES
Director of Operations
Director of Operations for Tactical Aeromed Evac Unit.

Deployments

(1 year, 3 months)
Aug 2006 - Jan 2007
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Aeromedical support to OIF/OEF. Flew 5 combat aeromedical evacuation missions (Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Afghanistan). Accrued about 55 hours combat flight time.
Oct 1973 - Nov 1973
Lajes AB Azores, Portugal (OPERATION NICKEL GRASS)
Air refueling support for Yom Kippur War. Supplying factory fresh A-4 and F-4 fighters to Israeli Air Force.
Dec 1972 - Jan 1973
Japan
Japan
Air refueling support for the "11 Days of Christmas Bombing" - aka LINEBACKER II
Mar 1972 - Jul 1972
U-Tapao Thailand (Linebacker I)
KC-135A Crew Chief. Flew 5 combat air re-fueling missions. Accrued 30.4 hrs combat flying time.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 1996 - Aug 1997

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jun 1981 - Jul 1981

USAF Flight Nurse Course (B3OLY9761)

Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1975 - 1979

Personal Information

Interests
restoring vws
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