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Military officer

José Sanchez Mendez, Spanish military officer. Major general Spanish Air Force, 1993-1999. Member IISS.

Background

Mendez, José Sanchez was born on April 27, 1936 in Corca, Caceres, Spain. Son of Jose Sanchez and María Mendez.

Education

Master Degree, University Complutense, Madrid, 1957. 1st lieutenant, Air Force Academy, Spain, 1959. Staff officer, Air War College, Spain, 1977.

Intelligence analyst, Intelligence D.I.A. School, 1981.

Career

Flight Commander 12th Tactical Wing, Torreson Air Force Base, Spain, 1960-1976. Staff officer Spanish Air Force Headquarters, 1977-1987. Deputy Commander Air War College, Spain, 1987-1989.

Deputy director National Defense Policy, Spain, 1989-1993. Deputy Commander Central Air Command, Spain, 1993-1996. Director History and Cultural Service, Spanish Air Force, since 1997.

Consultant International Avion Revue, 1983-1986, Spanish Defense Review, 1990-1993. Director Revista Aeronautica and Astronautica, Spain, 1996. Lecturer University Complutense, Madrid, 1994-1999, University Salamanca, Spain, 1995-1996, University Menendez y Pelayo, Valencia, Spain, 1995, Diplomatic School, Madrid, 1995, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College, Rome, 1995.

Membership

Major general Spanish Air Force, 1993-1999. Member IISS.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Research, writing.

Connections

Married Maria Teresa Gomez Rubio. Children: Javier, Teresa, Eva.

father:
Jose Sanchez

mother:
María Mendez

spouse:
Maria Teresa Gomez Rubio

child:
Javier Mendez

child:
Teresa Mendez

child:
Eva Mendez