Gordon F. Billington


 

Preferred Name: Gordon

Nickname/Call Sign: Gordy

Date of Birth: December 13, 1940

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel

Hometown: Standish, ME

Biography

Gordon Billington is a lifelong resident of Standish, ME, having graduated from Standish High School with the class of 1958. Subsequently, he attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado graduating as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force in 1962. He served in the US Air Force until 1991, rising to the rank of Colonel. While in the Air Force he flew jet fighters and was stationed at multiple locations worldwide where he had the privilege of commanding jet fighter organizations.

Upon his Air Force retirement in 1991 he relocated back to Standish where he earned his Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from the Muskie Institute in 1995. Following an internship in Governor King’s office he joined the Maine Department of Labor as the Director of Operations. During this period, he also became a Standish Town Councilor serving as Chair in 1999.

Units Assigned

1964 RTU Luke 4517 CCTS
1964-1965 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM
1965-1968 523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Clark Air Base, Phillipines
1968-1969 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM

Flight Info

F-100

Awards

Military Education

1962 Air Force Academy, CO

Civilian Education

1958 Standish HS, Standish, ME
1996 MBA, Public Policy/Management, University of Southern Maine

Biography

Biography

Gordon Billington is a lifelong resident of Standish, ME, having graduated from Standish High School with the class of 1958. Subsequently, he attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado graduating as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force in 1962. He served in the US Air Force until 1991, rising to the rank of Colonel. While in the Air Force he flew jet fighters and was stationed at multiple locations worldwide where he had the privilege of commanding jet fighter organizations.

Upon his Air Force retirement in 1991 he relocated back to Standish where he earned his Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from the Muskie Institute in 1995. Following an internship in Governor King’s office he joined the Maine Department of Labor as the Director of Operations. During this period, he also became a Standish Town Councilor serving as Chair in 1999.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

1964 RTU Luke 4517 CCTS
1964-1965 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM
1965-1968 523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Clark Air Base, Phillipines
1968-1969 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM

Flight Info

F-100

Awards

Military Education

1962 Air Force Academy, CO

Civilian Education

1958 Standish HS, Standish, ME
1996 MBA, Public Policy/Management, University of Southern Maine