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Paul Mattingly Dickinson, Jr.

Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Hometown: Richmond
Entered: May 14, 1996
Discharged: June 1, 2016
Awards: Air Force Combat Readiness Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award, Air Force Organization Excellence Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Training Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Svc Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Sitting Nuclear alert in an ICBM Launch Control Center. Working with AF Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado and at MIT Lincoln Labs in Bedford, MA. Developing Space strategy at the Pentagon. Missile Combat Crew Commander assigned to the 90th Space Wing in Cheyenne, WY. Air Force Space Command Liaison to MIT Lincoln Labs. National Security Space Office/Defense Space Council assigned to the Pentagon. Retiring as a LtCol from the US Air Force Reserves.

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