Order of Australia
| Air Marshal|
| 30 August 1941 (age 74)
Bundaberg, Queensland (1941-08-30) |
Chief of Air Force (1998–01)
Deputy Chief of Air Force (1997–98)
Integrated Air Defence System (1995–97)
No. 82 Wing (1986–88)
No. 1 Squadron (1977–79)
Royal Australian Air Force
Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Vietnam War
Errol McCormack Wikipedia
Air Marshal Errol John McCormack AO (born 30 August 1941) is a retired senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), who served as Chief of Air Force from May 1998 to June 2001.
McCormack was born in Bundaberg, Queensland, on 30 August 1941 to Horace McCormack and his wife Ida (née Wooldridge). He was educated at Bundaberg State High School.
McCormack was commissioned in 1963 and served in Malaysia and Singapore during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, and subsequently took part in the Vietnam War. He served as commanding officer of No. 1 Squadron RAAF in the 1980s. He was made commanding officer of No. 82 Wing RAAF in 1987, Director General Force Development Air at Headquarters, Australian Defence Force in Canberra in 1989 and Air Attaché in Washington D. C. in 1993. In 1995 he became Commander for the Integrated Air Defence System at Butterworth in Malaysia.
He was appointed Deputy Chief of Air Force in 1997 and Chief of Air Force in May 1998 before he retired in 2001. In retirement he became Chairman of Chemring Australia Pty Ltd.
He became an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1998.