Green, Richard

State: OH

Units: 179 & 118 Airlift Wings


Years Of Service:

Richard M. Green (Ret.) is the Legislative Director for the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS), which represents the interests of more than 45,000 officers of the Army and Air National Guard on Capitol Hill. Prior to being selected for this position General Green completed a 35 year career as an Air Force officer. He has served as the assistant adjutant general – air and commander of the Ohio Air National Guard, consisting of approximately 5000 personnel including four flying wings and eight support units that serve our communities, state, and nation for both homeland defense and federal missions. General Green was Brigadier General commissioned in 1970 and completed Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. He has served in various operations and command positions, including the chief of safety, chief of standardization/evaluation, 164th Airlift Squadron operations officer and commander, 179th Operations Group commander, 179th Airlift Wing vice commander, and assumed command of the 179th Airlift Wing on 11 March 2000 until 13 December 2003, when he was selected to become the assistant adjutant general – air and commander of the Ohio Air National Guard. He is a command pilot with more than 7200 military flying hours in T-38, F5A, B and E, CT-39, C-130A, B, and H2. General Green has served as president of the Ohio National Guard Association (ONGA) and a wide variety of leadership forums, including Chairman of the Air National Guard (ANG) C-130 Weapon’s System Council, a member of the ANG Air Directorate Field Advisory Council (ADFAC), and the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Policy Council.


1970 Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Davis & Elkins College 1978 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama1982 Masters of Arts in Management, Webster College1988 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence)1992 Army War College (residence)


Rating: Command PilotFlight Hours: More than 7,200Aircraft Flown: T-38, F5A, B and E, CT-39, C-130A, B, H2Pilot wings from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi