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COL KEVIN V. DOYLE

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Col. Kevin V. Doyle is the Commander of the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, located at Toledo Express Airport, Swanton, Ohio. The 180th Fighter Wing is comprised of the Medical Group, Mission Support Group, Operations Group (F-16 Block 42), and Maintenance Group. As Commander for an Aerospace Expeditionary Force tasked wing, he helps ensure the wing is ready to deploy mission-ready warriors and equipment, anywhere in the world. In addition the 180th Fighter Wing provides air defense for the Great Lakes region in support of NORAD/NORTHCOM taskings.

Col. Doyle's career spans 32 years and includes service as both an Air Force officer and an enlisted Marine. Col. Doyle is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School Instructor Course. He has logged more than 3,900 hours combined in the F-4E, F-16 and A-10C, including more than 100 combat missions, totaling 400 combat hours. Col. Doyle's prior assignments included Chief of Safety for the 122nd Fighter Wing and commander of the 163rd Fighter Squadron, Fort Wayne, Indiana. His was also the Squadron Flight Evaluator, Instructor Pilot and Functional Check Flight Pilot at the 122FW. 

EDUCATION
1983  USMC Basic Training, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California
1984  USMC Infantry Training School, Camp Pendleton, California
1985  USMC Noncommissioned Officer School, correspondence
1986  USMC Platoon Leader Course JR, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, Virginia
1986  Associate of Science in Aviation Flight Technology--Vincennes University, Indiana
1988  Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Technology/Aviation Admin.--Indiana State University
1989  Academy of Military Science Officer Training - Knoxville Air National Guard Base, Tennessee
1990  Undergraduate Navigator Training, Mather Air Force Base, California
1991  F-4E Weapons Systems Officer Training, George Air Force Base, California
1992  Undergraduate Pilot Training, Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
1993  F-16 Pilot Training, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas
1999  Squadron Officer School, correspondence
2000  U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School Instructor Course, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas
2004  Air Command and Staff College, correspondence
2015  Air War College, correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. 1983 -- Rifleman (0311) "G" Company, 3rd Battalion, 24th  Marines, 4th Marine Division, Danville, Illinois
2. 1985 -- Fire Team Leader, 2nd Platoon, "G" Company, 3/24, 4th Marine Division, Danville, Illinois
3. 1985 -- Primary Marksmanship Instructor "G" Company, 3/24, 4th Marine Division, Danville, Illinois
4. 1991 -- F-4E Weapons Systems Officer, 113th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
5. 1991 -- Intelligence Officer, 181st Operations Support Flight, Terre Haute, Indiana
6. 1995 -- F-16 Pilot, 113th Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
7. 1995 -- Chief of Air National Guard Fighter/Bomber/Airlift Training, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Virginia
8. 1996 -- Chief of Scheduling/Training Officer, 113th Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
9. 1998 -- "B" Flight Assistant Flight Commander, 113th Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
10. 2000 -- Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 113th Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
11. 2000 -- "A" Flight Commander, 113th Fighter Squadron, Terre Haute, Indiana
12. 2004 -- Commander, 506th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, Kirkuk, Iraq
13. 2004 -- Commander, 181st Operations Support Flight, Terre Haute, Indiana
14. 2006 -- Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 163rd Fighter Squadron, Fort Wayne, Indiana
15. 2007 -- Commander, 122nd Operations Support Flight, Fort Wayne, Indiana
16. 2007 -- Director of Operations, 163rd Fighter Squadron, Fort Wayne, Indiana
17. 2010 -- Commander, 163rd Fighter Squadron, Fort Wayne, Indiana
18. 2004-2006 -- Joint Urban Operations Training Working Group, Joint Force Headquarters, Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Virginia
19. 2006-2010 -- Joint Indiana Airspace Committee Member,122FW, Joint Force Headquarters, Indianapolis, Indiana

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight hours: More than 3,900
Aircraft flown: F-4, F-16, A-10

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Indiana National Guard Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant - April 6, 1989
First Lieutenant - June 8, 1991
Captain - Nov. 18, 1993
Major - Dec. 4, 1999
Lieutenant Colonel - July 11, 2004
Colonel - May 27,  2016

(Current as of July 2016)