Renuart, Victor Eugene, Jr., Gen

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1971-Present, Squadron Officer School (SOS)
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1971 - 2010
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PROFILE IN PROGRESS - SUBJECT TO CHANGE ------- General Victor E. Renuart, Jr. Commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command General Victor E. Renuart, Jr. is the Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. General Renuart entered the U.S. Air Force in 1971 and was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force through the Officer Training School in 1972. Among his early assignments, he commanded the 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron, headquartered at England Air Force Base, Lousiana, during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Director of Assignments, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and Commander, Headquarters Support Group, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, NATO, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. In 1994, General Renuart served as Director of Plans for the NATO Combined Air Operations Center, 5th Allied Tactical Air Force, Vicenza, Italy in support of Operation Deny Flight. He assumed command of the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in 1996, and in 1998 he was named Commander, 347th Fighter Wing, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. In 2000, General Renuart took command of Joint Task Force-Southwest Asia and the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Southwest Asia, the organizations responsible for the command and control of Operation Southern Watch. His next assignment was as Director of Operations(J-3) for U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. In that role, he oversaw the planning and execution of all joint and allied combat operations for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. In 2003 the General became Vice Commander of Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, responsible for Air Force and Air Component Command activities for the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command. Following this assignment, General Renuart was appointed Director of Strategic Plans and Policy, the Joint Staff. In 2006 he was selected as the Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. General Renuart assumed command of North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command on March 23, 2007. General Renuart?s awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Aerial Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster. General Renuart is a command pilot and has more than 3,900 flight hours, including 60 combat missions.
   
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From wikipedia: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Victor E. Renuart, Jr Born November 26, 1949 (age 60) General Victor Renuart Allegiance United States of America Service/branch United States Air Force Years of service 1971-present Rank General Commands held United States Northern Command North American Aerospace Defense Command Joint Task Force-Southwest Asia 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Southwest Asia 347th Wing 52nd Fighter Wing 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron Battles/wars Desert Storm Enduring Freedom Iraqi Freedom General Victor Eugene "Gene" Renuart, Jr., USAF (born November 26, 1949) is the current Commander, United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). He previously served as Director of Strategic Plans and Policy, the Joint Staff. Renuart assumed his current assignment on March 23, 2007. Renuart entered the Air Force in 1971 following graduation from Indiana University. He was commissioned through the Officer Training School in 1972 and attended Undergraduate Pilot Training. He has commanded a fighter squadron, a NATO support group, a fighter wing and a composite wing. He served as Commander of the 76th Fighter Squadron during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and supported Operation Deny Flight as Director of Plans for the NATO Combined Air Operations Center at Headquarters 5th Allied Tactical Air Force. In addition, he commanded Joint Task Force-Southwest Asia (JTF-SWA) and 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Southwest Asia (9 ASETF) at Eskan Village in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he was responsible for the control and execution of Operation Southern Watch. General Renuart then served as the Director of Operations (CCJ3) at Headquarters, U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) at MacDill AFB, Florida and the USCENTCOM Forward Headquarters at Camp As Saliyah in Doha, Qatar, where he oversaw the planning and execution of all joint and allied combat, humanitarian assistance and reconstruction operations for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He also served as Vice Commander, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), where he was responsible for Air Force and Air Component Commander activities for the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). He has flown combat missions in Operations Desert Storm, Deny Flight, Northern Watch and Southern Watch. Prior to assuming his current position, General Renuart was the Director of Strategic Plans and Policy for the Joint Staff (J5) and Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense. He provided strategic intel , policy guidance, and planning focus to develop and execute the National Military Strategy in support of worldwide national security operations, politico-military affairs, international negotiations, and organizational issues through coordination with the combatant commands, the services, OSD, defense agencies, other U.S. government agencies and international organizations. General Renuart is set to retire in May of 2010. Education 1967 Graduate from Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida 1971 Bachelor of Science degree in production and industrial management, Indiana University, Bloomington 1975 Master of Arts degree in psychology, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 1977 Distinguished graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 1979 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 1992 Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 1997 Senior Officers in National Security Program, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Assignments January 1972 - March 1973, student, undergraduate pilot training, 3640th Pilot Training Wing/38th Flying Training Wing, Laredo AFB, Texas March 1973 - July 1976, T-37 instructor pilot, 29th Flying Training Wing, Craig AFB, Alabama July 1976 - September 1979, assistant professor of aerospace studies (Air Force ROTC Detachment 225, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana September 1979 - April 1980, student, AT-38 and A-10 training, Holloman AFB, New Mexico, and Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona May 1980 - June 1982, A-10 instructor pilot and flight commander, 92nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Bentwaters, England June 1982 - July 1984, operations officer, Detachment 2, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing, Detachment 2, Leipheim Air Base, West Germany July 1984 - November 1985, operations inspector, Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, West Germany November 1985 - September 1986, executive officer to the Inspector General, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, West Germany September 1986 - July 1991, Chief of Wing Inspections, 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing, later, operations officer, later, Commander, 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, Louisiana July 1991 - July 1992, student, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania July 1992 - March 1993, Director of Assignments, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany March 1993 - October 1994, Commander, Headquarters Support Group, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, NATO, Ramstein AB, Germany October 1994 - June 1995, executive to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, Operations Directorate, and senior U.S. representative, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, NATO, Ramstein AB, Germany (November 1994 - May 1995, Director of Plans, NATO Combined Air Operations Center, 5th Allied Tactical Air Force, Vicenza, Italy) June 1995 - April 1996, Assistant Director of Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany April 1996 - June 1998, Commander, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany July 1998 - March 2000, Commander, 347th Wing, Moody AFB, Georgia April 2000 - May 2001, Commander, Joint Task Force-Southwest Asia and Commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Southwest Asia, U.S. Central Command, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia June 2001 - November 2003, Director of Operations (J-3), U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Florida December 2003 - August 2005, Vice Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii August 2005 - August 2006, Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. August 2006 - February 2007, Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. March 2007 - present Commander, United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). [edit]Flight information Rating: Command pilot Flight hours: More than 3,800, including 60 combat missions Aircraft flown: T-37, T-38, AT-38, A-10, F-16, F-15, C-130/HC-130 and HH-60 Awards and decorations Defense Distinguished Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Distinguished Service Medal Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters Aerial Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster Joint Meritorious Unit Award Outstanding Unit Award with Combat Valor Device, silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters Organizational Excellence Award Combat Readiness Medal with oak leaf cluster National Defense Service Medal with two bronze service stars Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal with two bronze service stars Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Armed Forces Service Medal Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon Air Force Overseas Long Tour Service Ribbon with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Longevity Service Award with silver and two bronze oak leaf clusters Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with service star Air Force Training Ribbon NATO Medal for Yugoslavia Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait) [edit]Effective dates of promotion Second Lieutenant January 12, 1972 First Lieutenant January 12, 1974 Captain January 12, 1976 Major December 1, 1983 Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 1987 Colonel November 1, 1992 Brigadier General August 1, 1997 Major General August 1, 2000 Lieutenant General January 1, 2004 General March 23, 2007
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Browne USAF(Ret), Renaldo, TSgt 
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I worked for General Renuart, when we did volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity in Valdosta, GA. He is a true genleman, and leader.

Renado Browne, TSgt, USAF (Ret)

   
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Officer Training School (OTS)76th Tactical Fighter SquadronAir Force Office of the Chief of StaffNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
52nd Fighter Wing347th Fighter Wing9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task ForceUnited States Central Command (USCENTCOM)
United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)Allied Air Component Command Ramstein (AACCR)Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), Department of the Air Force, PentagonAir Command and Staff College (Student)
Squadron Officer School (SOS)
  1971-Present, Officer Training School (OTS)
  1971-Present, 76th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1971-Present, HQ USAF Chief of Staff Operations Group (HQ USAF/CCX), HQ USAF Chief of Staff (HQ USAF/CC)
  1971-Present, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  1971-Present, 52nd Fighter Wing
  1971-Present, 347th Fighter Wing
  1971-Present, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force
  1971-Present, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM)
  1971-Present, United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
  1971-Present, Allied Air Component Command Ramstein (AACCR)
  1971-Present, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), Department of the Air Force, Pentagon
  1971-Present, Air Command and Staff College (Student)
  1971-Present, Squadron Officer School (SOS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1993-1995 Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  2000-2000 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
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Indiana UniversityTroy State UniversityArmy War CollegeJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  1967-1971, Indiana University
  1973-1975, Troy State University
  1992-1992, Army War College
  1997-1997, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
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A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)  AT-38 Talon  C-130 Hercules  HC-130 Hercules  
HH-60 Pave Hawk  F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle  F-16 Fighting Falcon  T-37 Tweet  
T-38 Talon  
  2003-2003, A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
  2003-2003, AT-38 Talon
  2003-2003, C-130 Hercules
  2003-2003, HC-130 Hercules
  2003-2003, HH-60 Pave Hawk
  2003-2003, F-15 Eagle/Strike Eagle
  2003-2003, F-16 Fighting Falcon
  2003-2003, T-37 Tweet
  2003-2003, T-38 Talon
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