14 Notable alumni of
Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management

The Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management is 3734th in the world, 1223rd in North America, and 1161st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Guion Bluford

    Guion Bluford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    In 1974 graduated with Master of Science in aerospace engineering
    Occupations
    military officerastronautengineeraircraft pilotaerospace engineer
    Biography

    Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, who is the first African American to go to space. Before becoming an astronaut, he was an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he remained while assigned to NASA, rising to the rank of colonel. He participated in four Space Shuttle flights between 1983 and 1992. In 1983, as a member of the crew of the Orbiter Challenger on the mission STS-8, he became the first African American in space as well as the second person of African ancestry in space, after Cuban cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez.

  2. Archie Williams

    Archie Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-1993 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    sprinterteacher
    Biography

    Archie Franklin Williams was an American U.S. Air Force officer, athlete, and teacher. He was the winner of the 400 meter run at the 1936 Summer Olympics. As recorded on his birth certificate, his name is Archie and not Archibald.

  3. James Geurts

    James Geurts
    Biography

    James F. Geurts is an American former government official and retired United States Air Force colonel who most recently served as the official Performing the Duties of United States Under Secretary of the Navy.

  4. Ray O. Johnson

    Ray O. Johnson
    Biography

    Ray O. Johnson, an American executive focused on business, innovation, and diversity, is the former senior vice president and chief technology officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. He is presently serving as the chief executive officer of Technology Innovation Institute. Johnson guided the corporation's technology vision and provided corporate leadership in the strategic areas of technology, engineering, production operations, supply chain, program management, and sustainment, which included more than 72,000 people working on more than 4,000 programs that provided some of the nation's most vital security systems. Johnson has a proven track record in managing large P&L organizations, developing and executing growth and technology strategies, and achieving operational excellence in diverse business environments.

  5. Leon E. Salomon

    Leon E. Salomon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in transport management
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    General Leon Edward Salomon is a retired United States Army general who served as Chief of Ordnance of the United States Army from 1986 to 1988.

  6. Robert H. McMahon

    Robert H. McMahon
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Robert H. McMahon is a retired United States Air Force major general who later served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. Prior to assuming his most recent role, McMahon served as president of Fickling Management Services and as a board member of State Bank and Trust, the Mercer National Engineering Advisory Board, and the Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation Foundation. He previously served as the director of C-17 Field Operations for the Boeing Company and as president and CEO of the 21st Century Partnership. While on active duty in the Air Force, McMahon's assignments included Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center; Director of Logistics, Headquarters United States Air Force; Director of Logistics, Air Mobility Command; and Commander, 309th Maintenance Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Center.

  7. Forrest S. McCartney

    Forrest S. McCartney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2012 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in nuclear engineering
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Forrest Striplin McCartney was a United States Air Force lieutenant general and former director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center.

  8. Lawrence A. Skantze

    Lawrence A. Skantze
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-2018 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in nuclear engineering
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    General Lawrence Albert Skantze was a United States Air Force four-star general and was commander, Air Force Systems Command at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.

  9. Robert A. Rosenberg

    Robert A. Rosenberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with master's degree in aerospace engineering
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major General Robert Alan "Rosie" Rosenberg of United States Air Force was Director of Defense Mapping Agency from July 1985 to September 1987. Throughout his 30-year career with the U.S. Air Force, he was instrumental to the U.S. satellite program. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency inducted him into its Hall of Fame in 2005.

  10. William E. Thurman

    William E. Thurman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lieutenant General William Earl Thurman is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General who was commander, Aeronautical Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

  11. Daniel R. Schroeder

    Daniel R. Schroeder
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in systems management
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Daniel Richard Schroeder is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army.

  12. Aloysius G. Casey

    Aloysius G. Casey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2020 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in astronautics
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Aloysius Gerald Casey was a lieutenant general in the United States Air Force who served as commander of the Space Division, Air Force Systems Command at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. He was responsible for managing the research, design, development and acquisition of space launch, command and control, and satellite systems.

  13. Donna L. Cottrell

    Donna L. Cottrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in information resource management
    Occupations
    military officerhelicopter pilot
    Biography

    Donna L. Cottrell is a retired United States Coast Guard rear admiral who last served as the Coast Guard District 9 Commander. In this role, she served as the senior Commander for the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway, an area that covers eight states. The Area of Operations for the command accumulates over 6,700 miles of shoreline and 1,500 miles of international shoreline with Canada. In addition, she previously oversaw the service level command, Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron out of Jacksonville, FL.

  14. Benjamin F. Register

    Benjamin F. Register
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in military logistics management
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Benjamin Franklin Register Jr. was a lieutenant general in the United States Army. His assignments included Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics. Register was commissioned as a distinguished military graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1951, and served until his retirement in 1987. He earned a B.S. degree in industrial management from Georgia Tech and later earned an M.S. degree in military logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology.