Gary E. Hart


 

Preferred Name: Gary

Nickname/Call Sign: Gary

Date Of Birth: January 12, 1934

Highest Military Grade Held: 1st. Lt., O2

Hometown: Langdon, ND

Biography

I loved flying the F-100 but I had an even stronger affection for genetics. After I left the Air Force in May of 1960, I obtained a doctorate in genetics and then joined the faculty of Texas A&M University.

I retired as a Professor of Genetics in 1999 after being a member of the TAMU faculty for 32 ½ years.

Dr. Gary Hart is an expert in cloning in agriculture. While working at Texas A&M, he published 67 articles on genetics as the pertain to crop species, including genome research of wheat, sorghum, and soybeans.  He is also credited with over 2900 citations of his work.

Units Assigned

  • 4/1956-12/1957, training (Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
  • Marana AB, Marana, Arizona, T-28 & T-34
  • Greenville AFB, Greenville, Mississippi, T-33, received Wings
  • Luke AFB, Phoenix, Arizona, F- 84F
  • Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada, F-100D/F
  • 1/1958-5/1960, 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 49th TFW, Etain AFB, Etain, France, & Spangdahlem AFB, Spangdahlem, Germany, F-100D/F

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-28

T-34

T-33

F-84F

F-100 D/F

Military Education

Civilian Education

1951-1955 BS (Crops) North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

1960-1965 PhD (Genetics) University of California, Berkley, CA

Biography

Biography

I loved flying the F-100 but I had an even stronger affection for genetics. After I left the Air Force in May of 1960, I obtained a doctorate in genetics and then joined the faculty of Texas A&M University.

I retired as a Professor of Genetics in 1999 after being a member of the TAMU faculty for 32 ½ years.

Dr. Gary Hart is an expert in cloning in agriculture. While working at Texas A&M, he published 67 articles on genetics as the pertain to crop species, including genome research of wheat, sorghum, and soybeans.  He is also credited with over 2900 citations of his work.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 4/1956-12/1957, training (Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
  • Marana AB, Marana, Arizona, T-28 & T-34
  • Greenville AFB, Greenville, Mississippi, T-33, received Wings
  • Luke AFB, Phoenix, Arizona, F- 84F
  • Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada, F-100D/F
  • 1/1958-5/1960, 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 49th TFW, Etain AFB, Etain, France, & Spangdahlem AFB, Spangdahlem, Germany, F-100D/F

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-28

T-34

T-33

F-84F

F-100 D/F

Military Education

Civilian Education

1951-1955 BS (Crops) North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

1960-1965 PhD (Genetics) University of California, Berkley, CA