Lieutenant General David Deptula
Lt General David Deptula (USAF) retired in October 2010 after more than 34 years as an Air Force officer. He was the principle attack planner for the 1991 Desert Storm air campaign. He also served as Commander of the Air Operations Center for Enduring Freedom orchestrating air operations over Afghanistan during the period of decisive combat. His last post was Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Headquarters AF : first to hold this position, he was responsible for policy formulation, planning, and leadership of AF ISR and remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). He has flown more than 3,000 hours (400 in combat) to include multiple operational fighter command assignments in the F-15.