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Captain Gail Hathaway, commander, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command
Captain Gail Hathaway is a native of Minnesota and 1985 graduate of the University of Minnesota. She holds three sub-specialties in the Medical Service Corps: Industrial Hygiene, Aerospace Physiology, and Plans Operations and Medical Intelligence (POMI) and is joint-duty qualified.
Her career as a Medical Service Corps officer began on initial assignment as an Industrial Hygiene Officer at NAS North Island. In 1988, she was selected for aviation training and reported to Pensacola, Fla., for re-designation as a pilot under instruction. A year later, she began initial training as a Naval Aerospace Physiologist and received her Aerospace Physiology “Wings of Gold” in July 1989. She assumed Department Head duties at Aviation Physiology Training Unit, NAS Pensacola, Fla.
Her personal decorations include the Legion of Merit with one gold star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Joint Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous campaign and unit awards.
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Lieutenant General Chip Utterback, USAF-Ret, guides six Air Force Village corporations dedicated to quality retirement living and superior health care for retired and honorably served military officers from all services. Daily, Chip leads this vibrant, multimillion-dollar organization, driven by AFV’s commitment to provide residents with a comfortable, enjoyable home. Retiring from the Air Force in 2009, his final military duty was as Commander of the Thirteenth Air Force and the Air Forces Pacific, where he served as the Air Component Commander responsible for the
command, control and execution of all military air, space, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in the Pacific Theater. The general served as a major command vice commander, commanded the 2nd and 13th Air Forces, three flying wings, an operations group and a fighter squadron.
Most recently, the general served in a civilian capacity as a USAF Mentor charged with training and mentoring senior USAF officers in the art of leadership, corporate management, strategic planning and operational execution.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and holds a Masters of Aeronautical Science degree from Embry Riddle University. A career fighter pilot with nearly 3,000 flight hours, mostly in the F-4 and the F-16 aircraft, he led his squadron on its first daylight mission into Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and later flew combat missions in Afghanistan.
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Maj. Gen. A.J. Stewart is Commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph, Texas. AFPC ensures commanders around the world have the right number of skilled Air Force personnel to conduct the mission. The center executes programs covering the entire life cycle of military and civilian personnel for the Air Force, from accession through retirement, including recreation, growth, development and deployment. AFPC’s diverse workforce, with 10 subordinate units, has more than 3,600 Air Force military, civilian and contractor personnel responsible for worldwide operations for 1.77 million Airmen and family members.
General Stewart entered the Air Force in 1981 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He served in a variety of KC-135 Stratotanker assignments, including Combat Crew Training School instructor, training program manager and as an operations officer. He has commanded an air refueling squadron, an operations group and a flying training wing. His staff assignments include tours on the Air Staff, with U.S. Transportation Command’s Joint Deployment Training Center, and Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe. In 1983, General Stewart flew air refueling missions in support of Operation URGENT FURY. In 1985, during the Iran-Iraq War, he deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Elf One. From September 2004 to January 2005, he served as Director, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Air Component Coordination Element. Most recently, he was deployed as Combined Air Operations Center Director of Mobility Forces in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Prior to his current assignment, the general served as Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.
General Stewart is a command pilot with more than 3,000 flying hours in the KC-135A, KC-135R, T-1 and C-17 aircraft.
1981 Bachelor of Science degree in management and business administration, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1992 Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies, College of Naval Command and Staff, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
1997 Master of Science degree in national security strategy, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2004 National Security Management Fellow, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, N.Y.
2007 Capstone, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1. August 1981 – July 1982, student, undergraduate pilot training, Williams AFB, Ariz.
2. December 1982 – November 1984, KC-135 copilot, 7th Air Refueling Squadron, Carswell AFB, Texas
3. November 1984 – May 1988, KC-135 copilot; aircraft commander; instructor; and standardization and evaluation pilot, 11th Air Refueling Squadron and 306th Air Refueling Squadron, Altus AFB, Okla.
4. June 1988 – July 1991, KC-135 instructor pilot, Combat Crew Training School Castle AFB, Calif.
5. August 1991 – June 1992, student, Naval Command and Staff Course, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
6. June 1992 – May 1994, Chief, Force Structure Branch, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. June 1994 – February 1995, operations officer, 350th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
8. February 1995 – June 1996, Commander, 384th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
9. August 1996 – June 1997, student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
10. July 1997 – April 2000, staff officer, Joint Deployment Training Center, Fort Eustis, Va.
11. April 2000 – April 2002, Commander, 6th Operations Group, MacDill AFB, Fla.
12. April 2002 – August 2003, Commander, 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance AFB, Okla.
13. September 2003 – August 2005, Assistant Director of Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
14. August 2005 – June 2006, Vice Commander, Air Command Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany
15. June 2006 – June 2008, Commander, 21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, McGuire AFB, N.J.
16. June 2008 – August 2010, Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas
17. August 2010 – present, Commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: More than 3,000
Aircraft: KC-135A, KC-135R, T-1 and C-17
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 27, 1981
First Lieutenant May 27, 1983
Captain May 27, 1985
Major Jan. 1, 1990
Lieutenant Colonel Feb. 1, 1995
Colonel May 1, 1999
Brigadier General Dec. 2, 2006
Major General July 16, 2010
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Colonel Kyle D. Campbell serves as Commander of Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Colonel Campbell is board certified in healthcare management and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Previous command assignments include Heidelberg Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) in Heidelberg, Germany; 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion in Wiesbaden, Germany; 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) at Fort Benning, Georgia; and, Medical Company for the MEDDAC, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Other assignments include Chief of Staff, Southern Regional Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Deputy Commander for Administration, MEDDAC, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Chief of Staff, Europe Regional Medical Command, Heidelberg, Germany; Deputy Commander for Administration, Rodriquez Army Health Clinic, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; S-3 for the 52nd Medical Evacuation Battalion, Yongsan, Republic of Korea; Operations Officer, 377th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Camp Humphries, Republic of Korea; and Flight Platoon Leader, 3/498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Stewart, Georgia. Prior to Flight School and branch transfer to the Medical Service Corps, Colonel Campbell served as an Army Nurse with duty at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. and Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.
Colonel Campbell is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, Command and General Staff College and Senior Service College. He has earned Master’s Degrees in Administration from Central Michigan University, in Health Administration from Baylor University, and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.
During his Baylor administrative residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, Colonel Campbell served as the Executive Officer and Co-Author of the Combat Trauma Surgical Training Project at Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas. The success of this project led to the creation of the Army Trauma Training Center.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Air Medal with device number 2, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC) and a variety of service and campaign medals including the Meritorious Unit Commendation. He also earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, Senior Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge. Foreign awards include the German Schutzenschnur and German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Badge “Leistungsabzeichen”, both in Gold.
Other honors include the Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designator, Order of Military Medical Merit, Order of Saint Michael Bronze Award, Federal Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Governor’s and Regent’s Awards for Distinguished Service, ACHE Exemplary Service Award, and full membership in Upsilon Phi Delta National Honor Society in Health Administration.
Colonel Campbell recently completed his term on the Board of Governors for the 44,000 member American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Previously, he served as Regent-at-Large of District Six and as President of the Network of Overseas Healthcare Executives. He remains active and serves on two ACHE committees. His other professional memberships include the Association of the United States Army, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Army Aviation Association of America, Military Officers Association of America and he is a Life Member of the DUSTOFF Association.
Colonel Campbell has authored numerous professional articles in military and civilian journals including The U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, Army Logistician, and The Journal of Surgical Research.
Colonel Campbell and his wife, Lori, are blessed with two teenage children; their daughter Kali and son Colin.