Richard H. Clevenger



Preferred Name:
Richard

Nickname/Call Sign: Clev

Date of Birth: December 22, 1948

Highest Military Grade Held: Brigadier General

Hometown:

Biography

Brigadier General Richard H. Clevenger’s last assignment was as the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Indiana National Guard.
He is the principal advisor to The Adjutant General on matters pertaining to the Indiana Air National Guard which consists of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne, 181st Intelligence Wing in Terre Haute, Atterbury Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Edinburgh, Jefferson Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Madison, and 207th Weather Flight in Indianapolis.
He is a designated Joint Task Force Commander for the State of Indiana.
General Clevenger was commissioned in 1971 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Denison University. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Chief of Staff, Indiana Air National Guard. His distinguished service with the 122nd Fighter Wing included assignment as Standardization Evaluation Officer, Assistant Director of Operations, Operations Group Commander and Wing Commander. His aviation career includes more than 5,500 hours flying and instructing in the F-16C, F-4C, F-4E, C-26, C-131 and F-100.
Source: https://www.nationalguard.mil/portals/31/Features/ngbgomo/bio/1/1001.html

Units Assigned

  • 2/1972-12/1972 UPT, Moody Air Force Base, GA
  • 1/1973-9/1973, Student, F-4 Training Course, George AFB, CA (F-4)
  • 1973-1975, 58th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fl (F-4)
  • 2/1975-11/1980 63rd Fighter Squadron, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN (F-100)
  • 11/1980-9/1989, Standardization Evaluation Officer, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 6/1989-8/1993 Assistant Director Operations, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG Fort Wayne, IN
  • 8/1993 – March 1998, Commander, Operations Group, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 3/1998-5/2004 Commander, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 5/2004-4/2009 Chief of Staff, Headquarters IN ANG, Indiana Joint Forces Headquarters, Indianapolis, IN
  • 5/2009 – Present, Assistant Adjutant General – Air, IN ANG, Indianapolis, IN

Awards & Decorations

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Combat Readiness Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster/3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Stars)
Global War on Terror Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster/2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass/’M’ Device/Numeral 2)
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Indiana Distinguished Service Medal
Indiana Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Indiana Long Service Medal (30 years)
Indiana OCONUS Ribbon (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters/1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Indiana Military Volunteer Emblem

Flight Info

F-100
F-16C
F-4C
F-4E
C-26
C-131
Flight Hours: 5500+

Military Education

  • 1989 Air War College, by correspondence
  • 2005 Joint Task Force Commander’s Course, Camp Dawson, WV
  • 2006 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Level IV Antiterrorism Executive Seminar, McLean, VA

Civilian Education

  • 1967 Culver Military Academy, Military Preparation, Culver, IN
  • 1971 BS/Psychology, Denison University, Granville, OH
Biography

Biography

Brigadier General Richard H. Clevenger’s last assignment was as the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Indiana National Guard.
He is the principal advisor to The Adjutant General on matters pertaining to the Indiana Air National Guard which consists of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne, 181st Intelligence Wing in Terre Haute, Atterbury Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Edinburgh, Jefferson Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Madison, and 207th Weather Flight in Indianapolis.
He is a designated Joint Task Force Commander for the State of Indiana.
General Clevenger was commissioned in 1971 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Denison University. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Chief of Staff, Indiana Air National Guard. His distinguished service with the 122nd Fighter Wing included assignment as Standardization Evaluation Officer, Assistant Director of Operations, Operations Group Commander and Wing Commander. His aviation career includes more than 5,500 hours flying and instructing in the F-16C, F-4C, F-4E, C-26, C-131 and F-100.
Source: https://www.nationalguard.mil/portals/31/Features/ngbgomo/bio/1/1001.html

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 2/1972-12/1972 UPT, Moody Air Force Base, GA
  • 1/1973-9/1973, Student, F-4 Training Course, George AFB, CA (F-4)
  • 1973-1975, 58th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fl (F-4)
  • 2/1975-11/1980 63rd Fighter Squadron, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN (F-100)
  • 11/1980-9/1989, Standardization Evaluation Officer, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 6/1989-8/1993 Assistant Director Operations, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG Fort Wayne, IN
  • 8/1993 – March 1998, Commander, Operations Group, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 3/1998-5/2004 Commander, 122nd Fighter Wing, IN ANG, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 5/2004-4/2009 Chief of Staff, Headquarters IN ANG, Indiana Joint Forces Headquarters, Indianapolis, IN
  • 5/2009 – Present, Assistant Adjutant General – Air, IN ANG, Indianapolis, IN

Awards & Decorations

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Combat Readiness Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster/3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Stars)
Global War on Terror Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster/2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass/’M’ Device/Numeral 2)
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Indiana Distinguished Service Medal
Indiana Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Indiana Long Service Medal (30 years)
Indiana OCONUS Ribbon (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters/1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Indiana Military Volunteer Emblem

Flight Info

F-100
F-16C
F-4C
F-4E
C-26
C-131
Flight Hours: 5500+

Military Education

  • 1989 Air War College, by correspondence
  • 2005 Joint Task Force Commander’s Course, Camp Dawson, WV
  • 2006 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Level IV Antiterrorism Executive Seminar, McLean, VA

Civilian Education

  • 1967 Culver Military Academy, Military Preparation, Culver, IN
  • 1971 BS/Psychology, Denison University, Granville, OH
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