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Air Commando Hall of Fame Recipients

FOUNDER'S GROUP
Original Hall of Fame concept

1. MILTON CANIFF (HONORARY)
2. PHIL COCHRAN
3. JOHN ALISON
4. WALTER MAHURIN
5. ARVID OLSON
6. ELMER RICHARDSON
7. ROBERT PETTIT
8. R. T. SMITH
9. LEVI CHASE

Note: Not included in the totals.

 

 

INDUCTED 1969
1. MGEN GILBERT L. PRITCHARD (Deceased)
2. COL BENJAMIN H. KING (Deceased)
3. COL HARRY C. "HEINIE" ADERHOLT (Deceased)
4. LT COL ROBERT L. "BOB" GLEASON (Deceased)
5. COL CHESTER A. JACK (Deceased)
6. COL WILLIAM C. "BILL" THOMAS (Deceased)
7. MAJ QUINTON H. EVANS (Deceased)
8. TSGT RICHARD L. FOXX (Deceased)
9. MAJ JOSEPH W. "JOE" KITTINGER, JR
10. LT COL HOMA B. STILLWELL (Deceased)
11. MAJ LEROY W. "SVEDE" SVENDSON
12. MAJ GEORGE G. DUKE (Deceased)
13. MAJ JIMMY A. IFLAND
14. MAJ LAWRENCE "LARRY" ROPKA, JR
15. CMSGT JAMES A. "JIM" CHERRY (Deceased)
16. SMSGT CHARLES LOKOTOS (Deceased)
17. CMSGT ROLAND H. "HAP" LUTZ (Deceased)
18. MSGT CARLOUS L. "CHRIS" CHRISTIAN (Deceased)
19. SMSGT CHARLES L. "CHARLIE" JONES (Deceased)
20. TSGT JACK KELSO

INDUCTED 1994
1. CAPT CARTER HARMAN
2. COL PHILIP G. COCHRAN (Deceased)
3. MGEN JOHN R. ALISON (Deceased)
4. CAPT JOSEPH A. BILLINGS*
5. MGEN LEVI R. CHASE
6. LT COL W. W. "BILL" JOHNSON (Deceased)
7. MSGT ARTHUR E. BURRELL*
8. COL W. ROBERT EASON
9. MGEN JAMES L. HOBSON, JR
10. LGEN LEROY J. MANOR
11. SMSGT CHARLES E. DAY (Deceased)
12. GEN MICHAEL J. DUGAN
13. MAJ DAVID E. HENRY
14. SMSGT VANCE M. HINCH (Deceased)
15. CAPT JOHN D. MITCHELL (Deceased)
16. MAJ BROOKS MORRIS
17. LT COL PHILLIP W. O'DWYER (Deceased)
18. CAPT JOHN L. PIOTROWSKI
19. MGEN RICHARD V. SECORD
20. MSGT RAYMOND J. BOURQUE
21. MSGT JAMES M. FITZPATRICK (Deceased)
22. SMSGT DAREL L. McCOMBIE
23. CMSGT JAMES H. LAWRENCE (Deceased)
24. MAJ WILLARD ELLEDGE
25. MAJ EUGENE P. "GENO" VALENTINE (Deceased)
26. SMSGT GAYLORD L. HALL
27. CMSGT JAMES A. HOWELL
28. MAJ BERNARD F. FISHER
29. LT COL WILLIAM A. JONES (Deceased)
30. LT COL JOE M. JACKSON
31. SGT JOHN J. LEVITOW (Deceased)
32. CAPT JAMES P. FLEMING

INDUCTED 1995
1. CAPT JAMES H. AHMANN (Deceased)
2. LT COL ARTHUR W. "CAL" CALLAWAY (Deceased)
3. LT COL H. JERRY CARLILE (Deceased)
4. COL JOHN T. CARNEY, JR
5. COL DREXEL "BARNEY" COCHRAN (Deceased)
6. LT COL JOHN S. CONNORS
7. COL KENNETH E. HELLER (Deceased)
8. COL LEON E. HESS
9. SMSGT CLYDE HOWARD (Deceased)
10. CMSGT ROBERT "RED" JONES (Deceased)
11. CMSGT MICHAEL I. LAMPE
12. COL RAYMOND H. LAHMEYER*
13. LT COL ROBERT E. MOIST*
14. MAJ DONALD NICHOLS
15. MAJ WILLIAM E. POWERS
16. MSGT FRANK J. "TURK" TOSSAS
17. COL LEONARD "LEE" VOLET (Deceased)

INDUCTED 1996
1. COL CHARLES W. BROWN
2. SSGT JOSEPH J. CONATY, JR (Deceased)
3. CMSGT ROBERT L. GABRIEL
4. COL KEITH R. GRIMES (Deceased)
5. MAJ JOHN W. GROVE (Deceased)
6. CMSGT MICHAEL J. HOSENBAKEZ*
7. LT COL JEROME W. KLINGAMAN
8. CMSGT JOHN C. RODDICK
9. LT COL JAMES F. YEALY (Deceased)
10. MSGT STANLEY G. ZAJAC

INDUCTED 1997
1. CAPT ALFRED G. PLATT
2. MAJ EDWIN J. RHEIN (Deceased)
3. LT COL EUGENE D. ROSSEL
4. BGEN NORTON A. SCHWARTZ
5. LT COL THOMAS L. WICKSTROM (Deceased)

INDUCTED 1998
1. COL PHILLIP J. CONRAN
2. COL JOHN A. DOONAN (Deceased)
3. CMSGT LAMAR H. DOSTER
4. MAJ RICHARD P. GERON (Deceased)
5. MAJ CORNELIUS L. GRAY (Deceased)
6. LT COL ROBERT T. SCHNEIDENBACH

INDUCTED 1999
1. CMSGT JAMES E. ANO*
2. CAPT GLENN E. FRICK (Deceased)
3. TSGT JOHN J. HYLAND (Deceased)
4. CAPT JOHN R. PATTEE (Deceased)
5. LT COL WILLIAM W. ROSS*
6. CMSGT RICHARD “TACO” SANCHEZ
7. CMSGT JOHN D. SELFRIDGE (Deceased)
8. CMSGT MICHAEL O. STEINBECK

INDUCTED 2000
1. MAJ PETER R. BOWMAN
2. MAJ ALFRED A. BRASHEAR
3. MSGT GEORGE C. CELIS*
4. COL GEORGE E. "BUD" DAY (Deceased)
5. LTCOL WILLIAM G. HARDEN
6. MSGT ROGER L. KLAIR
7. CAPT DON ROBERT LEWIS (Deceased)
8. SMSGT FRANCIS J. MATTHEWS
9. LTCOL HOWARD PIERSON (Deceased)
10. SMSGT JAMES J. STANFORD
11. SMSGT FRED E. SANDERS

INDUCTED 2001
1. LTGEN MAXWELL C. BAILEY
2. COL THOMAS P. BRADLEY
3. COL MICHAEL E. HAAS
4. LTCOL WILLIAM P. HEATH
5. COL ELLWOOD E. JOHNSON
6. LTCOL ROBERT B. MADDEN (Deceased)
7. CMSGT WILLIAM B. WALTER

INDUCTED 2002
1. BGEN ROBERT J. CARDENAS
2. COL MILTON FUERST (Deceased)
3. LTGEN WILLIAM H. GINN, JR (Deceased)
4. MSGT GEORGE D. McNAMARA
5. LTCOL ROBERT W. MOORE (Deceased)
6. CMSGT MICHAEL C. REYNOLDS

INDUCTED 2003
1. LTCOL WILLIAM E. BROWN
2. COL ROBERT A. DOWNS
3. COL JOHN GARGUS
4. LTCOL DONALD R. MOODY 

INDUCTED 2004
1. COLONEL ROLAND McCOSKRIE (Deceased)
2. MAJOR PLASTER
3. CMSGT WAYNE NORRAD

INDUCTED 2005
1. MAJOR JOE HOLDEN
2. SMSGT RONALD KELLERMAN

INDUCTED 2007
1. CMSGT RAY C. DOYLE
2. COL ROBERT W. GATES (Deceased)
3. LT COL ROBERT E. MONROE
4. MSGT ANDREW I. MARTIN
5. COL JIMMY REX ROBERTSON

INDUCTED 2008
1. CMSGT PERCY C. VAUGHAN
2. COL WILLIAM E. TAKACS (Deceased)
3. COL ROLAND D. GUIDRY
4. CMSGT THOMAS E. DULEY

INDUCTED 2010
1. CMSGT MICHAEL J. RAMOS
2. CMSGT A. EUGENE ADCOCK
3. CMSGT NICHOLAS S. KIRALY
4. COL RICHARD F. BRAUER JR
5. MAJ WILLIAM GROSVENOR JR (Deceased)
6. LT GEN DONALD C. WURSTER
7. COL JAMES B. CONNORS
8. COL KENNETH H. POOLE
9. COL WALTER K. SCHMIDT
10. COL RUSSELL E. RAKIP JR (Deceased)

INDUCTED 2011
1. COL JEFFREY BUCKMELTER
2. MAJ GEN RICHARD L. COMER
3. CMSGT RICHARD W. CRUTCHFIELD
4. COL GEORGE C. FERKES
5. COL TIMOTHY R. MINISH

INDUCTED 2012
1. COL (RET) STEPHEN R. CONNELLY
2. GEN (RET) CHARLES R. HOLLAND
3. COL (RET) CHARLES G. MCMILLAN
4. MAJ GEN (RET) ROBERT B. PATTERSON
5. CMSGT (RET) GORDON H. SCOTT

INDUCTED 2013
1. COL (RET) JOSEPH D. BECKER
2. LT GEN (RET) FRANK J. KISNER
3. COL (RET) RONALD W. TERRY
4. COL (RET) GARY L. WEIKEL
5. CMSGT (RET) ATWELL L. WILEY (Deceased)

INDUCTED 2014
1. COL (RET) JOHN ALVAREZ
2. CMSGT (RET) RANDY ANDERSON
3. COL (RET) CRAIG BROTCHIE
4. COL (RET) AL GREENUP
5. COL (RET) GENE RONSICK
 

TOTALS: OFFICER 117, ENLISTED 53
TOTAL 170

* Indicates Status Unknown at this time.
  

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