John T. Guice

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John T. Guice
Born(1923-11-05)5 November 1923[1]
Kosciusko, Mississippi
Died1 October 2001(2001-10-01) (aged 77)[2]
Tucson, Arizona
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1944–1982
RankMajor General
Commands heldAir National Guard
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsAir Force Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)

John Thompson Guice (5 November 1923 – 1 October 2001) was a senior United States Air Force officer who served as the Director of the Air National Guard from February 1977 to April 1981.[3][4]

He completed pilot training in May 1944, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1947. He was a graduate of Air War College Commemorative History class of 1966.[5] In 1972, Guice was assigned as executive of the National Guard Bureau, moving up to deputy director of the Air National Guard in 1974 and director in 1977.

Notes and references[]

  1. ^ United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations (1979), Department of Defense appropriations, U. S. Govt. Print. Office, retrieved 31 December 2011
  2. ^ Paul L. Allen (6 October 2001), OBITUARY, Tucson Citizen
  3. ^ "Active Major Command and ANG Leaders" (PDF), Air Force Magazine, Air Force Association, p. 106, May 2011, retrieved 20 December 2011
  4. ^ "The Phantom's Eye" (PDF). 123d Tactical Reconnaissance Wing. 5 April 1981. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 December 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  5. ^ Sheridan, Eddie (2004). Air War College Commemorative History. ISBN 9781563119521. Retrieved 22 December 2011.

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Military offices
Preceded by
John J. Pesch
Director of the United States Air National Guard
Succeeded by
John B. Conaway
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