John T. Guice

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John Thompson Guice
Born (1923-11-05)November 5, 1923[1]
Kosciusko, Mississippi
Died October 1, 2001(2001-10-01) (aged 77)[2]
Tucson, Arizona
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch  United States Air Force
Years of service 1944? - 1982
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held Director, Air National Guard
Awards Order of the Sword (United States)

John Thompson Guice (November 5, 1923 – October 1, 2001) was the national director of the Air National Guard from Feb 1977 - April 1981.[3][4] and retired in 1982.

He completed pilot training in May 1944, and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y in 1947. A graduate of Air War College Commemorative History class of 1966.[5] In 1972, the general 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.

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

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Military offices
Preceded by
Maj. Gen. John J. Pesch
Director of the United States Air National Guard
November 1988 - January 1994
Succeeded by
Maj. Gen. John B. Conaway