Welcome to the Interview section. Below you will find a selection of interviews with Air Guardsmen and other personnel that address key aspects of the ANG's history. This section will continue to grow as additional interviews become available.
Charles J. Gross, PhD
Chief, ANG History
- Interview with Major General Donald J. Strait
- Col. Keith Coln, NGB/AQ
- Gen. Curtis E. Lemay, USAF (Ret.)
- Lt. Col. George R. McCurdy III, 232nd Combat Communications Squadron (CCS)
- Maj. Gen. Donald W. Shepperd, Director, Air National Guard (ANG) (12 July 1996)
- Maj. Gen. Donald W. Shepperd, Director, Air National Guard (ANG) (19 December 1994)
- Col. Dan Swift, Commander, 104th Expeditionary Operations Group
- Maj. Gen. Paul A. Weaver, Jr., Air National Guard (ANG) Director (28 March 2001)
- Maj. Gen Paul A. Weaver, Jr., Air National Guard (ANG) Director (22 October 2001)
- MAJ Michael A. Webb, 124th Wing, Idaho ANG
- Maj. Gen Winston P. Wilson, Chief NGB (Ret)
- Maj. Gen John J. Pesch, Director, ANG (1974-1977)
The oral history below was conducted with Lt Gen Daniel James III, Air National Guard (ANG) Director, during March 2004 several months prior to his retirement. It concentrates on his service as ANG Director from June 2002 until May 2006 with a special emphasis on his proactive transformation efforts.