General (Ret.) William R. Looney
General Looney recently retired from the United States Air Force, as Commander, Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Randolph Air Force Base Texas. As the AETC Commander he was responsible for all Air Force recruiting education and training. His command included the Air Force Recruiting Service, Air University and two numbered air forces consisting of 13 bases, 1,750 aircraft and more than 92,000 active duty, reserve, guard, civilians, and contractors. Today he serves as a consultant to a broad range of international organizations. General Looney is an Air Force Academy graduate with over 4,000 flying hours.
- Status: Retired
- Branch: U.S. Air Force
- Rank: General
- Years: 36 Years
- Accolades: General Looney awards and decorations: Air Force Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster; Air Force Achievement Medal; Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster; Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster; Air Medal; Aerial Achievement Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster; Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters; Combat Readiness Medal with oak leaf cluster; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Air; Humanitarian Service Medal and Space Campaign Medal