Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood, USAF (ret.)

Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood completed a 33-year plus career in the United States Air Force. His military positions included Deputy Commander, United Nations Command; Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea; Commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea and U.S. Combined Forces Command; and Commander, 7th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, South Korea, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He has served in various operational and staff assignments including duty as an F-4 pilot, AT-38 instructor pilot, F-16 weapons instructor and squadron operations officer. Lt. Gen. Wood has commanded two fighter squadrons, an operations group, a fighter wing, the Air Force Warfare Center and a numbered Air Force. He is a command pilot with more than 3,400 flying hours in the F-4, T-33, AT-38 and F-16, including 49 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm. Among his awards and decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Bronze Star Medal.