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career military officer

Gary H. Mears, American career military officer. Member NDTA, Masons, Order Eastern Star, Delta Chi.

Background

Mears, Gary H. was born on May 23, 1936 in Boone, Iowa, United States. Son of Ora Jackson and Theda Blanche (Wiltse) Mears.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University Iowa, 1958. Master of Science in Personnel Counseling, Troy State University, 1978.

Career

Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Forceadvanced through grades to Lieutenant general, United States Air Force, 1991;deputy commander, 62d Military Airlift Wing, McChord Air Force Base, Washington, 1981-1982;vice commander, 62d Military Airlift Wing, McChord Air Force Base, Washington, 1982-1983;commander, 1606th Air Base Wing, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, 1982-1983;commander, 834th Airlift Division, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii., 1983-1985;vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, 1985-1986;deputy chief staff logistics, Military Airlift Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, 1986-1989;vice director for logistics, The Joint Staff/J4, Washington, 1989-1991;director for logistics, The Joint Staff/J4, Washington, since 1991.

Membership

Member NDTA, Masons, Order Eastern Star, Delta Chi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Jacqueline Sue Olson, September 2, 1956. Children: Gregory, Kimberly Mears Allen, Tracie Mears Wells.

father:
Ora Jackson Mears

mother:
Theda Blanche (Wiltse) Mears

spouse:
Jacqueline Sue Olson

children:
Gregory Mears

Kimberly Mears Allen Mears

Tracie Mears Wells Mears