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John Robert Giancola

John Robert Giancola, American manufacturing and processes consultant. Registered professional engineer in metallurgy, California. Decorated Legion of Merit with 1 cluster, Korean Presidential Service Citation for Rescue Support.

Background

  • Giancola, John Robert was born on September 25, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Donato and Rose (Jannotta) Giancola.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954. MSMetE, Ohio State University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Metallurgy, University Arizona, 1968.

    Career

    • Enlisted United States Air Force, 1954, advanced through grades to colonel, 1975, chief fuse development, armament division Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1970-1972. Chief industrial and technological development division Joint Military United States Assistance Group, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1972-1974. Director aeromechanics headquarters United States Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base, Missouri, 1974-1978, commander/director European office research and development London, 1978, retired, 1980.

      Deputy program manager Ultrasystems, Inc., Sierra Vista, Arizona, 1980-1985. Program manager Comarco, Inc., Albuquerque, 1986-1989. Vice president Titan Engineering Services, Inc., Riverside, California, 1989-1993.

      Proposal consultant to various companies, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer in metallurgy, California.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Volunteer campaign to re-elect Harrison "Jack" Schmidt to the United States Senate, 1982. Member Air Force Association, American Society for Metals, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Society, Electronic Warfare group Old Crows Society, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, personal computing, tennis, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Pongetti, July 7, 1956 (divorced May 1987). Children: Peter A., Anthony J., Ann M.
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    Born September 25, 1932
    • 1954
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1959
      Ohio State University
    • 1968
      University Arizona
    • 1954
      Enlisted United States Air Force
    • 1970 - 1972
      Enlisted United States Air Force
      Florida, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      chief industrial and technological development division Joint Military United States Assistance Group
      Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, Republic of Korea
    • 1974 - 1978
      director, aeromechanics headquarters United States Air Force
      Missouri, United States
    • 1975
      Enlisted United States Air Force
    • 1978
      director, aeromechanics headquarters United States Air Force
    • 1980 - 1985
      deputy program manager, Ultrasystems
      Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      program manager, Comarco
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1989 - 1993
      vice president, Titan Engineering Services
      Riverside, New Jersey, United States
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