AF Biographies

This database holds biographical information on Air Force leaders, active duty, Reserve and retired general officers; current senior executives; secretaries of the Air Force; and chief master sergeants of the Air Force. Air Force biographies may not have been prepared for some general officers before retirement. If a name is not listed, an Air Force biography is not available. For biography changes and updates please send an unencrypted e-mail to Air Force Biographies from a .mil e-mail address. 

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050817-F-JZ508-571 CLARENCE R. "DICK" ANDEREGG
Retired   January 04, 2013
Clarence R. "Dick" Anderegg, a member of the Senior Executive Service, was the Director, Air Force History and Museums Policies and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He provides policy and guidance to four key components of the Air Force history program: the Air Force Historical Research Agency; the Air Force museum system;
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2005
AndersNov2015 MONICA A. ANDERS

Monica A. Anders, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Resources, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. In that capacity, she serves as the principal adviser to the AFIMSC commander for all resourcing matters, delivering installation and mission support capabilities Air Force
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2015
110725-F-JZ020-510 MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS K. ANDERSEN
Retired   January 01, 2013
Maj. Gen. Thomas K. Andersen is Commander, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education, and Vice Commander, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. The center is responsible for the research, development, and production of Air Force doctrine and input for joint and multinational doctrine development activities. The center is
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2005
060104-F-JZ508-294 CHRISTINE M. ANDERSON
Retired   January 03, 2008
Christine M. Anderson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Requirements, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Ms. Anderson is responsible for establishing and managing the policies, processes and metrics that enable corporate strategy and transformation focused on timely delivery of technology
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2005
100216-F-JZ027-304 MAJOR GENERAL MARK W. ANDERSON
Retired   June 24, 2011
Maj. Gen. Mark W. Anderson is the mobilization assistant to the Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  The general was born in Chicago, Ill. Commissioned as a distinguished graduate through the ROTC program in 1974, General Anderson attended undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. While on active duty
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2008
080408-F-JZ511-331 BRIGADIER GENERAL FRANK E. ANDERSON
Retired   July 01, 2009
Brig. Gen. Frank E. Anderson is the mobilization assistant to the Commander, 8th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.General Anderson was born in North Hollywood, Calif. He was commissioned in 1977 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and completed undergraduate pilot training at Williams AFB, Ariz., in August 1978.
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100430-F-JZ026-294 SCOTT M. ANDERSON

Scott M. Anderson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Executive Director, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  The command comprises 38,000 space and cyberspace professionals.  He assists the commander in organizing, training and equipping mission-ready forces; and acquiring and delivering space
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2015
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD W. ANDERSON
Retired   October 01, 1958   Died  April 12, 1979
Edward W. Anderson was born at Manhattan, Kan., in 1903. He graduated from Long Beach High School and then from Stanford University in June 1928 majoring in Business Administration. In October 1928 he entered the Army as a flying cadet and a year later upon graduating was appointed a second lieutenant.From 1930 to 1942 he served at March Field,
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2003
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL FREDERICK LEWIS ANDERSON JR.
Retired   October 01, 1947   Died  March 03, 1969
Frederick Lewis Anderson Jr., was born at Kingston, N.Y., in 1905. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy June 9, 1928, and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Cavalry. That September General Anderson entered Primary Flying School at Brooks Field, Texas, graduated from Advanced Flying School at Kelly Field, Texas, a year later, and
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2003
060609-F-JZ507-063 LIEUTENANT GENERAL ANDREW B. ANDERSON JR.
Retired   April 01, 1979
Lt. Gen. Andrew B. Anderson Jr., is the deputy chief of staff, plans and operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.General Anderson was born in Rocky Mount, N.C., in 1926. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1948 with a bachelor of science degree in military engineering and a commission as a second lieutenant. He
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2003
060609-F-JZ507-078 MAJOR GENERAL ALVORD VAN PATTEN ANDERSON JR.
  Died  July 22, 1983
Alvord Van Patten Anderson, Jr., was born at Miles City, Mont., in 1905. He received a presidential appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He graduated from the Academy in 1928, and has been a commissioned officer since that time.He completed basic and advanced flying schools, and today is a rated command pilot, observer,
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2003
060609-F-JZ507-077 MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES H. ANDERSON
Retired   August 01, 1967   Died  May 27, 1971
From flying air mail and testing aircraft, to commanding a major Air Training Command installation which provides trained Air Force technicians to units throughout the world, these are but a few of the many assignments held by the present commander of Lowry Air Force Base -- Major General Charles H. Anderson.Born in Cape Giradeau, Mo., in 1907,
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2003
110323-F-JZ022-126 MAJOR GENERAL EARL O. ANDERSON
Retired   October 12, 1976   Died  January 08, 1988
Major General Earl O. Anderson is vice commander of the Air Force Reserve, with headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. General Anderson was born in Mead, Neb., in 1924, where he graduated from Mead High School in 1941. He attended York Junior College, Pa., and the University of Arizona; and received a bachelor of science degree in military
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2003
030427-F-JZ509-920 LIEUTENANT GENERAL (DR.) EDGAR R. ANDERSON JR.
Retired   January 01, 1997
Lieutenant General (Dr.) Edgar R. Anderson Jr. is the surgeon general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Bolling Air Force Base, D.C. He serves as functional manager of the USAF Medical Service. He advises the secretary of the Air Force and Air Force chief of staff, as well as the assistant secretary of defense (health affairs), on all matters
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2003
030427-F-JZ509-919 BRIGADIER GENERAL FRANK J. ANDERSON JR.
Retired   October 01, 2000
Brig. Gen. Frank J. Anderson Jr. is commandant, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va. The college is a graduate-level institution that promotes sound systems-management principles by the acquisition work force through education, research, consulting and information dissemination. The general received his Air Force commission in 1973
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2003
030427-F-JZ509-918 MAJOR GENERAL (DR.) GEORGE K. ANDERSON
Retired   January 01, 1997
Major General George K. Anderson is deputy assistant secretary of defense for health services operations and readiness, Department of Defense, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is a military medical planner and strategist. His prime responsibilities include coordination of all aspects of the Military Health Services System supporting United
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2003
030427-F-JZ509-917 MAJOR GENERAL KURT B. ANDERSON
Retired   July 01, 1999
Major General Kurt B. Anderson is commander of the 19th Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. He is responsible for the training continuum for more than 2,000 U.S. and allied students each day, from entry into the flight screening program through graduation from combat crew training as fully qualified
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2003
110323-F-JZ022-124 LIEUTENANT GENERAL MARCUS A. ANDERSON
Retired   April 01, 1996
Lieutenant General Marcus A. Anderson is the inspector general, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. He oversees Air Force inspection policy; criminal investigations; counterintelligence operations; the complaints and fraud, waste and abuse programs; intelligence oversight and two field operating agencies--the Air Force
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2003
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL ORVIL ANDERSON
Retired   January 01, 1951   Died  August 23, 1965
Looking back on his experience as a military aviator, General Orvil Anderson would sometimes remind a listener - and most people usually found that they didn't talk with him; they listened - that his aviation career began in World War I, "This is where I entered," he would reminisce, "and I admit that I entered just because I wanted to fly an
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060609-F-JZ507-076 GENERAL SAMUEL E. ANDERSON
Retired   August 01, 1963   Died  September 12, 1982
General S.E. Anderson was born in Greensboro, N.C., in 1906. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Coast Artillery June 9, 1928. Assigned immediately to the Air Corps Primary Flying School, Brooks Field, Texas, Lieutenant Anderson completed the course a year later. He then
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