Guest Speaker

Brigadier General Frank S. Goodell, USAF (Ret)

Brigadier General Frank S. Goodell was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1955. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University.

The General is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours, including more than 600 combat and combat support missions flown in the Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic and Southeast Asia. His military decorations and awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with service star, Vietnam Service Medal with five service stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

After 30 years of military service, he retired in 1989 as a Brigadier General and began a second career as the Director of Continuous Quality Improvement and the Acquisition Reform Leader for Boeing Information, Space & Defense Systems. 

General Goodell now volunteers as the Scholarship Chairman for the Order of Daedalians, Cascade Flight 22 at McChord Field. (full bio)