James M Johnston III


 
Preferred Name: Jim
Nickname/Call Sign: Jim
Date Of Birth: 01-19-1940
Highest Military Grade Held: Brigadier Gen., O7
Hometown: Anton, TX

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 1962-1963 UPT Webb AFB, TX (63G),T-37/T/38
  • 1963-1964 Luke AFB, F-100 Tng
  • 1964-1965 31st TFW/309th TFS, Homestead AFB, FL Asst. Weapons Officer,F-100
  • 1965-4407th TTS Hurlburt Fld, FL A-1 Training
  • 1965-1966 516th Vietnamese Fighter Sqdn, DaNang, RVN, Advisor, Instructor Pilot, 225 Combat hours, A-1
  • 1966-1968 4409th, Hurlburt, A-1 Instructor Pilot
  • 1968-1970 SOF Hq, Eglin, T-39 Instructor Pilot
  • 1970-1973 Air Officer Commanding, 40th Cadet Sqdn, USAF Academy, CO, T-39 IP
  • 1973- George AFB, F-4 RTU
  • 1973-1974 432nd TRW/4th TFS, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, Flight CC, F-4
  • 1974-1977-81st TFW/92nd and 91st TFS, RAF Bentwaters, UK, Operations Officer, F-4
  • 1977-1981-4th TFW/335th TFS Operations Officer, 336th TFS Operations Officer, 334th TFS Squadron CC, F-4
  • 1981-1982-National War College
  • 1982-1984-Assistant then Division Chief, Europe-NATO Division, Directorate of Plans, The Pentagon
  • 1984-405Th TTW Vice CC, F-15
  • 1984-1985-58th TTW Commander, F-16
  • 1985-1986-388th TFW Commander, F-16
  • 1986-1988-TAC Inspector General, F-16
  • 1988-1990-USAF Director of Safety, Norton AFB, F-16
  • 1990-1992-5th AF/Vice Commander, Yokota, AB, Japan, F-16, F-15, UH-1

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • ACSC,
  • National War College

Civilian Education

  • BA Retailing, Texas Tech University
Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1962-1963 UPT Webb AFB, TX (63G),T-37/T/38
  • 1963-1964 Luke AFB, F-100 Tng
  • 1964-1965 31st TFW/309th TFS, Homestead AFB, FL Asst. Weapons Officer,F-100
  • 1965-4407th TTS Hurlburt Fld, FL A-1 Training
  • 1965-1966 516th Vietnamese Fighter Sqdn, DaNang, RVN, Advisor, Instructor Pilot, 225 Combat hours, A-1
  • 1966-1968 4409th, Hurlburt, A-1 Instructor Pilot
  • 1968-1970 SOF Hq, Eglin, T-39 Instructor Pilot
  • 1970-1973 Air Officer Commanding, 40th Cadet Sqdn, USAF Academy, CO, T-39 IP
  • 1973- George AFB, F-4 RTU
  • 1973-1974 432nd TRW/4th TFS, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, Flight CC, F-4
  • 1974-1977-81st TFW/92nd and 91st TFS, RAF Bentwaters, UK, Operations Officer, F-4
  • 1977-1981-4th TFW/335th TFS Operations Officer, 336th TFS Operations Officer, 334th TFS Squadron CC, F-4
  • 1981-1982-National War College
  • 1982-1984-Assistant then Division Chief, Europe-NATO Division, Directorate of Plans, The Pentagon
  • 1984-405Th TTW Vice CC, F-15
  • 1984-1985-58th TTW Commander, F-16
  • 1985-1986-388th TFW Commander, F-16
  • 1986-1988-TAC Inspector General, F-16
  • 1988-1990-USAF Director of Safety, Norton AFB, F-16
  • 1990-1992-5th AF/Vice Commander, Yokota, AB, Japan, F-16, F-15, UH-1

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • ACSC,
  • National War College

Civilian Education

  • BA Retailing, Texas Tech University
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