Hull, Gary, CMSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30471-Flight Facilities Equipment Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Electronics Maintenance
Primary Unit
2004-2008, 2E1X1, Detachment 1, District of Columbia Air National Guard
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
99000-Basic Airman
30431-Apprentice Flight Facilities Equipment Repairman
30451-Flight Facilities Equipment Repairman
30471-Flight Facilities Equipment Maintenance Technician
2E1X1-Satellite, Wideband, and Telemetry Systems
Service Years
1967 - 2008
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Voice Edition
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Defense Information Systems Agency Air Force Retired Communications Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
AFSA 367Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  2000, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), AFSA 367 (Pope AFB, North Carolina) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Gary is a Computer Security professional with thirty years experience in the computer industry. In addition to his work as Associate Director of Global IT Disaster Recovery for Quintiles Transnational Corp., he is an independent consultant in IT Security. In this latter role he applies industry best IT security practices in the areas of architecture design, strategic systems design, network assessments for security and policy compliance, and vulnerability assessments and penetration testing for several agencies of the United States Government to include NASIRC, ASSIST, AFCERT, DoD, and the AFOSI. 

Mr. Hull is also the author of several security software tools and security bulletins published by CERT and NASIRC. He has also published several articles focusing on both Computer Security and Mass Storage research for NASA.   Mr Hull is a retired Chief Master Sergeant in the DC Air National Guard where he worked as a Communication Superintendent in Information Operations Warfare (IOW). In this role he and his team work closely with the NSA and are responsible for network security, web content analysis, UNIX and Windows security training, computer forensics and hacker tool analysis for the US Air Force. 

He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior where he earned a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts and an M.S. in Psychology. 

Gary is an avid fly fishermen when not engaged in IT Security projects.

Other Comments:
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Locations my military Career has taken me

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

GermanyThailandUnited KingdomUnited StatesVietnam

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 Ribbon Bar

Communications Electronics (Senior)

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3708/11401
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3708th Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)Technical Training Center - KeeslerCommunications UnitsGround Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
483rd Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency SquadronCombat Communications Units129th Communications Flight231st Combat Communications Squadron
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)Detachment 1, District of Columbia Air National Guard
  1967-1967, 99000, 3708th Basic Military Training Squadron (Cadre)
  1967-1968, 30431, Technical Training Center - Keesler
  1968-1969, 30451, 1905th Communications Squadron
  1969-1970, 30451, Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
  1969-1970, 30451, 483rd Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency Squadron
  1970-1971, 30451, Ground Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (GEEIA)
  1973-1974, 30451, Combat Communications Units
  1978-1984, 30471, Combat Communications Units
  1984-1992, 30471, 129th Communications Flight
  1992-1998, 2E1X1, 231st Combat Communications Squadron
  1998-2004, 2E1X1, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
  2004-2008, 2E1X1, Detachment 1, District of Columbia Air National Guard
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Air Force.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Air Force?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
University of Wisconsin-SuperiorUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior
  1971-1973, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  1973-1984, University of Wisconsin-Superior
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