Thomas W. Travis

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Thomas W. Travis
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Lieutenant General Thomas W. Travis
21st USAF Surgeon General (2012–2015)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service2 June 1976 - 1 August 2015
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Surgeon General of the United States Air Force
59th Medical Wing
89th Medical Group
311th Human Systems Wing
United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine
Awards Air Force Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Legion of Merit (2)
Other workSenior Vice President of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Thomas W. Travis is a retired Lieutenant General of the United States Air Force who served as the twenty-first Surgeon General of the United States Air Force. [1] Holding dual ratings as a Command Pilot and Flight Surgeon, Travis achieved the highest rank of any pilot-physician in the history of the program. After completing at total of over 39 years of active service in the Air Force, Travis retired in August 2015 to become the Senior Vice President of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. [2]

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References

  1. http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/Biographies/Display/Article/104654/lieutenant-general-dr-thomas-w-travis.aspx
  2. "Former Air Force Surgeon General Named as New Uniformed Services University Senior Vice President". Newswise. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
Preceded by
Charles B. Green
Surgeon General of the United States Air Force
2012-2015
Succeeded by
Mark A. Ediger