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Joseph Milton Ware

Joseph Milton Ware, American military officer, public administration educator. Decorated Legion of Merit, United States Air Force, Meritorious Service medal with two oak leaf clusters United States Air Force.


  • Ware, Joseph Milton was born on June 19, 1930 in Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States. Son of Hazeal Valentine and Martha Saunders Ware.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Houston, 1957. Master of Public Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1967.

      Graduate, Air Command & Staff College, 1967.


    • Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1975. Advanced through grades to colonel, 1969. Professor San Antonio College, 1975-1991.


    Fellow Mosher Institute Defense Studies. Member Sons of the American Revolution (district vice president since 1997, Patriot's medal 1997), Society War 1812 (state president since 1997), Society Colonial Wars (state governor 1997-1998), Huguenot Society (state historian since 1999), Petroleum Club.





    • Married Betty Jean Hall, April 2, 1954 (deceased June 1994). Children: Mark Flynn, Gail Renee. Married Juanita Joanne Delforge, May 2, 1998.
    • father: Hazeal Valentine
    • mother: Martha Saunders Ware
    • spouses: Betty Jean Hall
    • Juanita Joanne Delforge
    • children: Mark Flynn Ware
    • Gail Renee Ware
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    • 1957
      University Houston
    • 1962
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1967
      George Washington University
    • 1967
      Air Command & Staff College
    • 1950 - 1975
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force
    • 1969
      advanced through grades to colonel
    • 1975 - 1991
      professor, San Antonio College