Ralph Jodice

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Ralph J. Jodice II
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Born1955 (age 63–64)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service1976–2013
RankUS-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant general
Commands heldNATO Allied Air Command İzmir
16th Air Expeditionary Task Force
Air Force District of Washington
80th Flying Training Wing
4th Operations Group
335th Fighter Squadron
Battles/warsGulf War
Operation Unified Protector
Other workAssistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs)
Defense Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Beijing

Lieutenant-General Ralph J. Jodice II (born 1955) is a United States Air Force general and a former Commander of NATO's Allied Air Command at Izmir, Turkey. He was also the Air Component Commander for Operation Unified Protector, NATO's operation to enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973 during the 2011 Libyan civil war.[1]

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Lt. Gen. Ralph Jodice with all his medals on uniform during his retirement ceremony on June 28 2013.
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Air Force Distinguished Service Medal Defense Superior Service Medal Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal Air Medal Aerial Achievement Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal Air Force Commendation Medal Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Bronze Star Medal Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korea Defense Service Medal Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon Air Force Overseas Long Tour Service Ribbon
Air Force Longevity Service Award Air Force Training Ribbon NATO Meritorious Service Medal
Non-Article 5 NATO Medal
(Operation Unified Protector)
Kuwait Liberation Medal Legion of Honor
Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge

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Military offices
Preceded by
Maurice L. McFann, Jr.
Commander of NATO Allied Air Command İzmir
2009 - present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Frank Gorenc
Commander of Air Force District of Washington
2008 - 2009
Next:
Darrell D. Jones
Preceded by
Richard J. Mauldin
Defense Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Beijing
2004 - 2007
Next:
Charles W. Hopper