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.

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Deborah Lee James 
Secretary of the Air Force 
Gen. Mark A. Welsh III 
Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
Gen. Larry O. Spencer
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MillmanApril2014 MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT K. MILLMANN JR.

Maj. Gen. Robert K. Millmann, Jr., is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 7th Air Force, Osan Air Base, South Korea. The 7th Air Force mission is to organize, train and equip warfighting forces supporting the Air Component Command assigned to the Combined Forces Command and perform missions that support United Nations Command armistice
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2009
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL JOHN S. MILLS
  Died  July 04, 1996
John Stewart Mills was born in Appleton, Wis., in 1906. He graduated from high school there and attended Lawrence College for a year. Entering the U.S. Military Academy in July 1924, he graduated on June 9, 1928 and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Field Artillery. Beginning Primary Flying School at Brooks Field, Texas that September,
4/23
2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL RICHARD C. MILNES II
Retired   July 01, 1991   Died  April 09, 2003
Brigadier General Richard C. Milnes II is director of the Inter-American Defense College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.General Milnes was born in 1938, in Decatur, Ill., and graduated from high school in Winter Park, Fla., in 1956. He earned a bachelor of science degree in 1961 and a master of science degree in aeronautical engineering
4/23
2003
GENERAL T.R. MILTON
Retired   July 31, 1974   Died  August 24, 2010
General Theodore R. Milton was born at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, in 1915. He enlisted in the Regular Army in 1934 and subsequently entered the U.S. Military Academy, graduating in 1940. Following graduation, he entered Army Air Corps flying training and earned his pilot wings in March 1941. From 1943 to the end of hostilities in Europe, he served
4/23
2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD M. "MIKE" MINAHAN
Retired   October 01, 2013
Brig. Gen. Edward M. "Mike" Minahan is the Principal Director for Middle East Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Washington D.C. He helps execute defense policy and national security strategy for 15 Middle East nations, to include Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan,
7/01
2010
LIEUTENANT GENERAL KENNETH A. MINIHAN
Retired   May 01, 1999
Lieutenant General Kenneth A. Minihan is director, National Security Agency and Central Security Service, Fort George G. Meade, Md. He is responsible for a combat support agency of the Department of Defense with military and civilian personnel stationed worldwide. He is the senior uniformed intelligence officer in the Department of Defense. The
4/23
2003
MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES F. MINTER SR.
Retired   July 01, 1977   Died  July 24, 1999
Major General Charles F. Minter Sr., is assistant deputy chief of staff, Systems and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Minter was born in 1925, in Columbus, Ga. He completed his secondary education in 1943 at Riverside Military Academy, Gainsville, Ga., where he enlisted in the Army Air Corps Reserve. He attended
8/16
2005
GENERAL BILLY M. MINTER
Retired   October 31, 1984   Died  June 06, 2005
General Billy M. Minter is commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. General Minter was born in Oklahoma City in 1926, and graduated from high school at Norman, Okla., in 1944. He graduated from the Air Command and Staff College in 1961 and the
6/08
2005
MAJOR GENERAL AUGUSTUS M. MINTON
Retired   November 01, 1965   Died  January 02, 2003
Maj. Gen. Augustus M. Minton is chief of staff, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces.He was born in Mount Carmel, Ill., in 1911. He attended high school at Carmi, Ill., and entered the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois in 1929, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. He obtained his Master of Science degree from the Graduate
2/05
2009
DR. DANIEL B. MIRACLE

Dr. Dan Miracle, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is the Senior Scientist, Materials for Micro and Nano Systems, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He shares responsibility to define, advocate and implement a
4/23
2003
Default Air Force Logo BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH D. MIRTH
Retired   June 01, 1982
Brigadier General Joseph D. Mirth is deputy for Space Launch and Control Systems and the systems program director of the Space Transportation System (Space Shuttle), Space Division, Los Angeles Air Force Station, Calif. General Mirth was born in 1931, in Flint, Mich. He graduated from Calumet High School in Chicago in June 1949. In 1959 he was
4/23
2003
DR. WILLIAM C. MITCHEL

Dr. William C. Mitchel, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is Senior Scientist for Electromagnetic Materials, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Dr. Mitchel heads a major in-house research program on novel
4/23
2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL BOB L. MITCHELL
Retired   October 01, 1993
Brigadier General Bob L. Mitchell is commander, 89th Airlift Wing, Andrews Air Force Base, Md. General Mitchell was born in 1936, in Wellington, Texas, and graduated from Odessa (Texas) High School in 1955. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Hardin-Simmons University in 1959 and a master's degree in systems management from the
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2003
MAJOR GENERAL CLYDE H. MITCHELL
Retired   July 31, 1964   Died  June 22, 1994
Clyde Henry Mitchell was born in Meigs County, Ohio, in 1905. He graduated from high school at Wellsville, Ohio in 1925, and entered the University of Detroit that fall. In June 1928, he was appointed an aviation cadet, and received his flying training at March Field, Calif., and Kelly Field, Texas. On June 22, 1929, he was commissioned a second
4/23
2003
MAJOR GENERAL HOWARD J. "MITCH" MITCHELL
Retired   August 01, 2003
Maj. Gen. Howard J. "Mitch" Mitchell is director of operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He is responsible for overseeing the development of policy and guidance to conduct the command's space and intercontinental ballistic missile operational missions. The general entered the Air Force in 1973 upon
4/23
2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL LAWRENCE A. MITCHELL
Retired   July 01, 1993
Brigadier General Lawrence A. Mitchell is commander, Second Air Force, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. General Mitchell was born in 1941, in Kimberly, W.Va., and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley, W.Va. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska in 1975. The general also completed the management program for
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2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM L. MITCHELL JR.
Retired   July 01, 1970   Died  June 22, 1992
Brigadier General William L. Mitchell Jr., is the assistant chief of staff for the North American Air Defense Command/Continental Air Defense Command, with headquarters at Ent Air Force Base, Colo. As assistant chief of staff he aids in supervising and directing the activities of the staff at the headquarters of the United States-Canadian command.
4/23
2003
MAJOR GENERAL HAROLD L. "MITCH" MITCHELL
Retired   January 21, 2012
Maj. Gen. Harold L. "Mitch" Mitchell is Deputy Inspector General of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. He assists the Inspector General in the performance of all responsibilities of the Office of the Inspector General. The Inspector General reports to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force on the
1/31
2008
ANN L. MITCHELL

Retiring.Ms. Ann L. Mitchell, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Installations, Logistics and Mission Support, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. This command has control of our nation's Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles, B-2 and B-52 bombers. Ms. Mitchell is
11/01
2007
LIEUTENANT GENERAL SANFORD K. MOATS
Retired   July 01, 1977
Lieutenant General Sanford K. Moats is vice commander of the Tactical Air Command, with headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Va. TAC is responsible for maintaining peak combat efficiency in the tactical fighter and reconnaissance operations, and training air and ground crews as required for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Pacific Air Forces.
4/23
2003
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