Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
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1937 – General Michael J. Dugan, born in Albany, New York. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.
1958 – He earned a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Military Academy.
1965 – He completed Squadron Officer School.
1967 – He flew A-1s, from Pleiku Air Base, Republic of Vietnam, and Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand.
– He then planned and taught cadet military training courses and served as cadet squadron and group air officer commanding at the Air Force Academy.
1972 – He earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Colorado.
1970 – He completed Air Command and Staff College.
1973 – Completed Air War College.
1973 – 1977 – Was assigned to Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., as an action officer and branch chief in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Operations, and then as executive to the vice chief of staff.
1982 – He moved to Langley AFB, Virginia, where he served successively as Tactical Air Command’s assistant deputy chief of staff for operations, inspector general and deputy chief of staff for operations.
1986 – He was assigned to the deputy chief of staff for plans and operations at Air Force headquarters as director of operations.
1987 – Served as assistant deputy chief of staff in January.
– He became the Air Force deputy chief of staff, programs and resources, in July.
1988 – He then became deputy chief of staff, plans and operations.
1989 – He assumed his command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe in April.
– He was promoted to general in May.
1990 – Became Air Force chief of staff in July.