John P. McDonough (chaplain)
|John P. McDonough|
|Born||1928 (age 85–86)
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1963–1991|
|Commands held||Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force|
|Awards||Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Outstanding Unit Award|
John P. McDonough is a former Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.
In 1982, McDonough became Command Chaplain at Headquarters, United States Air Forces in Europe. From there, he served as Command Chaplain at Headquarters, Tactical Air Command from 1984 until 1985, when he became Deputy Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force. He was promoted to Chief of Chaplains with the rank of Major General in 1988 and held the position until his retirement in 1991.
Awards he received include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Army Commendation Medal and the Outstanding Unit Award.