Michael A. McAuliffe Wikipedia
Michael A. McAuliffe (born 1941) was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.
McAuliffe was born in Ashland, Wisconsin in 1941. He attended Kansas State University, George Washington University, and Harvard University.
McAuliffe was commissioned an officer in 1965. During the Vietnam War he was stationed at Osan Air Base before becoming Chief of Design and Deputy Chief of Staff of Civil Engineering of the Seventh Air Force. Following the war he was stationed at The Pentagon where he was charged with formulating Air Force policy for air base development community facilities improvement, and evaluation of the environmental impact. He was named Deputy Chief of Staff for Engineering and Services in 1988, of Tactical Air Command in 1990, and of Air Combat Command in 1992. His retirement was effective as of March 1, 1994.
Awards he has received include the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, and the Air Force Commendation Medal.