Airmen Educator: General Donald G. Cook, Commander Air Education and Training Command

September 21, 2004

The general entered the Air Force in 1969 through the ROTC program at Michigan State University. He completed undergraduate pilot training at Williams Air Force Base, AZ. The general has commanded a flying training wing, two space wings and the 20th Air Force. He has served as legislative liaison in the Senate Liaison Office, on the staff of the House Armed Services Committee and as director for Expeditionary Aerospace Force Implementation at U.S. Air Force headquarters. Prior to assuming his current position, the general was assigned to Air Combat Command as vice commander. He is a command pilot and has flown more than 3,300 hours in the B-52D/G/H, T-37B and T-38A.

Jordan Fuhr, MT2 Editor, interviewed General Cook.

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