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O’Hollaren, Daniel B.

Major General Daniel B. O’Hollaren is the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Materiel Command. In this capacity, he advises the Commander on all policies and programs of mutual concern between AFMC and the ANG as a traditional Guardsman.  The general earned his commission in 1973 upon graduation from the United States Air Force Academy. He completed undergraduate navigator training in April 1974, followed by upgrade training in the RF-4C Phantom II at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. In November 1974 he received his first operational assignment as Weapons Systems Officer in the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. He gained extensive experience flying training missions in the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan. In addition, he flew several operational sorties in support of a Joint Chief of Staff-directed reconnaissance mission while forward deployed to Osan Air Base, Korea. General O’Hollaren returned to Shaw Air Force Base in May 1977 as an instructor WSO. During this tour he deployed to Great Britain in support of an operational reconnaissance mission, flying sorties in the European theater with forces of the RAF. He was released from active duty in 1979 and joined the Oregon Air National Guard in 1980, flying first the F-101 Voodoo then the F4-C Phantom II. In 1989 he transferred to the Medical Corps as the 142nd Fighter Wing Bioenvironmental Engineer. In 1998, he was selected as the Commander of the 142nd Medical Squadron. In 2002 he transferred to the state Joint Force Headquarters and was selected as Director of Support. In 2003 he was appointed the Assistant Adjutant General, responsible for staff oversight within state headquarters and support to the commander. In 2005 General O’Hollaren became the Commander, Oregon Air National Guard.

EDUCATION

1973 Bachelor of Science, Distinguished Graduate in Aeronautical Engineering, USAF Academy, Colorado
1989 Masters, Business Administration, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon
1998 Air War College, by correspondence
2004 General Officer Army Force Management Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
2006 Senior Leader Orientation Course, Washington, D.C.
2006 Joint Task Force Commander’s Course, Norfolk, Virginia
2008 Fellow, Syracuse University National Security Studies Course, Syracuse, New York
2009 Systems Acquisition Management for General/Flag Officers Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
2009 Requirements Management Executive Overview Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
2009 Safety & Accident Investigation Board President Course, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico

ASSIGNMENTS

1. July 1973 – April 1974, Student, Undergraduate Navigator Training, Mather Air Force Base, California
2. November 1974 – April 1977, RF-4C WSO, 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan
3. May 1977 – April 1979, Instructor WSO, RF-4C, 16th Tactical Reconnaissance Training Squadron, Shaw Air
Force Base, South Carolina
4. February 1980 – September 1982, F-101 A/B WSO, 123rd Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Oregon Air National
Guard Base, Portland, Oregon
5. October 1982 – September 1989, F-4C WSO, 123rd Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard
Base, Portland, Oregon
6. October 1989 – May 1998, Bioenvironmental Engineer, 142nd Medical Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard
Base, Portland, Oregon
7. May 1998 – May 2002, Commander, 142nd Medical Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard Base, Portland, Oregon
8. May 2002 – September 2003, Director of Support, Headquarters, Oregon Air National Guard, Salem, Oregon
9. September 2003 – June 2006, Oregon Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Oregon Air National Guard, Salem, Oregon
10. Jun 2006 – December 2008, Commander, Oregon Air National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters, Oregon Air National Guard, Salem, Oregon
11. Nov 2007 – present, Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Rating: Master Navigator
Flight hours: More than 2,000
Aircraft flown: T-29, RF-4C, F-101A/B, T-33, F-4C