Colonel Dugard is a command pilot whose twenty-six years of flying service began in Malden Missouri in Primary Flight School. During his career he flew over twenty-five different aircraft, including the F-102, U-2, B_47, B-52 and the supersonic B-58. He served as a B-52 squadron commander, participating in the “Eleven Day War’, known as Linebacker II, flying missions over Hanoi.. He was the wing commander of Three Combat Wings and was the final commander of a SAC wing in Southeast Asia. His awards include a Bronze Star, three Air Medals and three Meritorious Service Medals. His last assignment was serving as the 15th Air Force Director of Operations. He is presently a high school Administrator and Teacher.