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manufacturing and processes consultant

John Robert Giancola, American Manufacturing and processes consultant. Avocations: photography, personal computing, tennis, swimming. M C. Decorated Legion of Merit with 1 cluster, Korean Presidential Service Citation for Rescue Support.


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


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.


Enlisted, United States Air Force, 1954;advanced through grades to colonel, United States Air Force, 1975;chief fuse development, armament division, United States Air Force, 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, United States Air Force, London, 1978;retired, United States Air Force, 1980;deputy program manager, Ultrasystems, Inc., Sierra Vista, Arizona, 1980-1985;program manager, Comarco, Inc., Albuquerque, 1986-1989;vice president, Titan Engineering Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Riverside, California, 1989-1993. Proposal consultant to various companies, since 1980.


  • Avocations: photography, personal computing, tennis, swimming.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, personal computing, tennis, swimming.


Married Lillian Pongetti, July 7, 1956 (divorced May 1987). Children: Peter A., Anthony J., Ann M.

Donato Giancola

Rose (Jannotta) Giancola

Lillian Pongetti

Peter A. Giancola

Anthony J. Giancola

Ann M. Giancola