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John W. Doucette is a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.

Career[edit | edit source]

Doucette trained from 1987 to 1989 at Sheppard Air Force Base, Holloman Air Force Base and Tyndall Air Force Base.[1] After the completion of his training, he was assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base. During that time, he was deployed to serve in the Gulf War.

In 1992, Doucette returned to Holloman Air Force Base as an instructor pilot and flight commander with the 435th Fighter Squadron. He remained there until he assigned as Chief of Readiness of the 48th Fighter Wing and an assistant operations officer with the 493d Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath in England.

In 1999, Doucette was named Deputy Chief of the Commander's Action Group and Chief of Senior Officer Management at of Air Combat Command. From there, he served in multiple roles, including Chief of Safety of the 18th Wing and Deputy Commander of the 18th Operations Group at Kadena Air Base in Japan.

After his return to the United States, Doucette was assigned to The Pentagon in the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 2007, he was named Vice Commander of the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base. Later that year, he was assumed command of the 47th Flying Training Wing at Laughlin Air Force Base. He remained in that position until 2009, when he returned to The Pentagon as an assistant to the Director of the Joint Staff. The following year, he assumed command of the 36th Wing at Andersen Air Force Base, where he simultaneously was named Base Commanding Officer, as well as Deputy Commander of Joint Region Marianas.

Awards he has received include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Aerial Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Southwest Asia Service Medal with two service stars.

Education[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Brigadier General John W. Doucette". United States Air Force. Archived from the original on 2012-07-18. http://archive.is/TGxv. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 

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