Bruce W. MacLane



Preferred Name:
Bruce

Nickname/Call Sign: Cuz

Date of Birth: January 20, 1943

Highest Military Grade Held: Major General

Hometown: Sandy Springs, FL

Biography

After serving in the USAF Bruce worked as a consultant with Apogen Technologies. He also worked in Airspace & Range issues for the USAF for 2 years.
Since fully retiring Bruce spends time volunteering and serving in leadership positions in Flt 102 of The Order of Daedalians; VFW Post 10822; Cancer Support Community of Atlanta BOD; Mt. Vernon Woods HOA BOD, and American Legion Post 140.
He has traveled extensively to Israel, Africa, and Europe, and spends time in Canada every summer with his 9 grandchildren. He also says he “Plays golf once a week year round”.

Units Assigned

  • 11/1965-12/1966 undergraduate pilot training, Moody Air Force Base, GA
  • 12/1966-8/1967 Pilot, George AFB, CA (F-4)
  • 10/1967-10/1968 Pilot, Cam Ranh Bay AB, Vietnam (F-4C)
  • 10/19685/1971 Pilot, Misawa AB Japan (F-4D)
  • 7/1973-7/1976 IP, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA ( F-100D)
  • 7/1976-10/1978 Safety officer, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA
  • 10/1978-1/1980 Special Tactical Fighter, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-105G)
  • 1/1980-8/1982 IP, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-105G)
  • 8/1982-4/1984 Chief, Standardization evaluation, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-4D)
  • 4/1984-3/1986 Operations officer, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-4D)
  • 3/1986-10/1989 Assistant director operations, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 10/1989-10/1992 Deputy commander operations, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 10/1992-12/1994 Vice commander, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 12/1994-4/1996 Wing commander, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 4/1996-7/1998 Wing commander, 116th Bomb Wing, Robins Air Force Base, GA (B-1B)
  • July 1998-present, Air National Guard Assistant to Commander Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, HI

Awards & Decorations

 Legion of Merit
 Distinguished Flying Cross
 Meritorious Service Medal
 Air Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal
 Air Force Achievement Medal
 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Combat Readiness Medal (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 National Defense Service Medal
 Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
 Vietnam Service Medal (with 3 Devices)
 Long Tour Air Force Overseas Ribbon
 Short Tour Overseas Ribbon
 Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Armed Forces Reserve Medal
 Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
 Air Force Training Ribbon
 Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Unit Citation
 Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
 Georgia Meritorious Service Medal
 Georgia Commendation Medal
 National Guard Service Medal with Bronze Boars Head

Flight Info

T-33
F-100D
F-4C/D
O-2A
F-105G
F-15A
B-1B
Rating:  Command pilot
Flight hours:  More than 4,800

Military Education

  • 1974 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
  • 1976 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
  • 1985 National Security Management Course
  • Theater Battle Management Core System Course
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Antiterrorism Level IV Executive Seminar

Civilian Education

  • Pompano Beach High School, FL
  • 1965 BA/Business Administration, the Citadel, Charleston, SC
Biography

Biography

After serving in the USAF Bruce worked as a consultant with Apogen Technologies. He also worked in Airspace & Range issues for the USAF for 2 years.
Since fully retiring Bruce spends time volunteering and serving in leadership positions in Flt 102 of The Order of Daedalians; VFW Post 10822; Cancer Support Community of Atlanta BOD; Mt. Vernon Woods HOA BOD, and American Legion Post 140.
He has traveled extensively to Israel, Africa, and Europe, and spends time in Canada every summer with his 9 grandchildren. He also says he “Plays golf once a week year round”.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 11/1965-12/1966 undergraduate pilot training, Moody Air Force Base, GA
  • 12/1966-8/1967 Pilot, George AFB, CA (F-4)
  • 10/1967-10/1968 Pilot, Cam Ranh Bay AB, Vietnam (F-4C)
  • 10/19685/1971 Pilot, Misawa AB Japan (F-4D)
  • 7/1973-7/1976 IP, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA ( F-100D)
  • 7/1976-10/1978 Safety officer, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA
  • 10/1978-1/1980 Special Tactical Fighter, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-105G)
  • 1/1980-8/1982 IP, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-105G)
  • 8/1982-4/1984 Chief, Standardization evaluation, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-4D)
  • 4/1984-3/1986 Operations officer, 128th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-4D)
  • 3/1986-10/1989 Assistant director operations, 116th Tactical Fighter Wing, Dobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 10/1989-10/1992 Deputy commander operations, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 10/1992-12/1994 Vice commander, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 12/1994-4/1996 Wing commander, 116th Tactical Fighter WingDobbins ARB, GA (F-15A)
  • 4/1996-7/1998 Wing commander, 116th Bomb Wing, Robins Air Force Base, GA (B-1B)
  • July 1998-present, Air National Guard Assistant to Commander Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, HI

Awards & Decorations

 Legion of Merit
 Distinguished Flying Cross
 Meritorious Service Medal
 Air Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Air Force Commendation Medal
 Air Force Achievement Medal
 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Combat Readiness Medal (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 National Defense Service Medal
 Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
 Vietnam Service Medal (with 3 Devices)
 Long Tour Air Force Overseas Ribbon
 Short Tour Overseas Ribbon
 Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters)
 Armed Forces Reserve Medal
 Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
 Air Force Training Ribbon
 Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Unit Citation
 Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
 Georgia Meritorious Service Medal
 Georgia Commendation Medal
 National Guard Service Medal with Bronze Boars Head

Flight Info

T-33
F-100D
F-4C/D
O-2A
F-105G
F-15A
B-1B
Rating:  Command pilot
Flight hours:  More than 4,800

Military Education

  • 1974 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
  • 1976 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
  • 1985 National Security Management Course
  • Theater Battle Management Core System Course
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Antiterrorism Level IV Executive Seminar

Civilian Education

  • Pompano Beach High School, FL
  • 1965 BA/Business Administration, the Citadel, Charleston, SC
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