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Gary O. Green (#47878997)
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Bio Photo Lieutenant Colonel (Lt. Colonel) Gary Owen Green retired as the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC), NC 802, at Emsley A. Laney High School, Wilmington, North Carolina in July 2014.

Lt. Colonel Green was born March 25, 1948, in Oneonta, New York. He graduated from Hobart College, Geneva, New York, in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics; he also received his commission through AFROTC at Hobart College. In 1975, he completed a master's degree in Personnel Counseling from Troy State University, Selma, Alabama. He subsequently achieved a second master's degree in Education from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia in 1994 and was certified to teach middle and high school mathematics. He completed Squadron Officer School in residence in 1975, Air Command and Staff College in 1981 and Air War College in 1985.

After graduation from college, 2nd Lieutenant Green was stationed at Laredo Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, where he completed undergraduate pilot training in 1971 and was selected to return as a T-37B instructor pilot with the 3640th Pilot Training Squadron (Air Training Command) upon completion of Pilot Instructor Training at Randolph AFB, Texas in 1972. Following closure of Laredo AFB, 1st Lieutenant Green was assigned to Craig AFB, Selma, Alabama, in 1973 as a T-37B instructor pilot, runway supervisory unit officer and assistant flight commander.

After attending Combat Crew Training at Castle AFB, Merced, California, Captain Green was assigned to the 69th Bombardment Squadron, Loring AFB, Limestone, Maine (Strategic Air Command {SAC}) from March 1976 to November 1980 as a B-52G aircraft commander, flight commander, and training flight instructor pilot. He also attended the Air Force Flying Safety Officer Course at Norton AFB, San Bernadino, California in 1978.

In December 1980, Captain Green joined the 4th Tactical Fighter Wing (Tactical Air Command) at Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina as an Operations Plans Officer. He was responsible for the revision and publication of all wing plans during his tenure. He assumed positions as Chief of the Command Post and Operations Plans Division during his assignment.

Upon requalification in the B-52G, Major Green joined the 62nd Bombardment Squadron, Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, Louisiana (SAC), in December 1984 as a flight commander, assistant operations officer and operations officer. He was responsible for aircrew training during the wing's conversion of the B-52G to the Offensive Avionics System and expansion of the squadron from 12 to 21 six-man crews. He was the 2nd Bombardment Wing's project officer for the 1987 SAC Bombing and Navigation Competition, Proud Shield. Under his direction, the wing achieved its highest standing in the worldwide competition in 25 years.

Lt. Colonel Green was assigned as Operations and Training Inspector, Silver Team, Headquarters, Strategic Air Command, Inspector General, Offutt AFB, Bellevue, Nebraska, in June 1988. Upon reorganization of the directorate, he was assigned to the Platinum (Unit Effectiveness Inspection) Team.

Upon the reorganization/downsizing of the United States Air Force, Lt. Colonel Green was selected to be the Assistant Chief, Plans and Scheduling Branch, Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Hampton, Virginia in July 1992. He retired from active duty on October 1, 1993.

In retirement from the United States Air Force, Mr. Green was employed as a substitute teacher in the Yorktown, Newport News and Poquoson, Virginia school systems and as an algebra teacher at Jefferson Davis Middle School in Hampton, Virginia. He was employed by the New Hanover County School System, Emsley A. Laney High School, Wilmington, North Carolina as the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, AFJROTC NC 802 from 1995-2014. He was selected as the E. A. Laney High School Teacher of the Year for 2006-7.

Lt. Colonel Green is a command pilot with over 4000 hours in the T-37B, T-38 and B-52G aircraft. His military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Combat Readiness Medal with one oak leaf cluster, and the National Defense Service Medal with bronze star.

Lt. Colonel Green is married to the former Julianne L. Lape of Edmeston, New York. They have three children, two daughters, Lindsey and Shelby, and a son, Corey.
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Jennifer Rapp
RE: Selina Green Brownson Miller
so tragic - am glad I was able to assist you in this.
Added by Jennifer Rapp on Apr 23, 2015 7:20 PM
Tony Chiofolo
Robert Cook
I believe his headstone photo can be found on Thought you would like to know.
Added by Tony Chiofolo on Apr 20, 2015 6:35 AM
Julie Whiteside Miller
Hector McNeill
Hi - you put in a request for a Hector McNeill in McNeill Cemetery in Red Springs, NC. I was at the cemetery today and there are a bunch of McNeill's there and there are 2 monuments that have the name Hector McNeill on them. One of them is basically a dedication memorial to a "Sailor Hector McNeill" who it says founded Red Springs and was born in Scotland. Says he died approximately 1809. The other Hector McNeill is Hector C. McNeill son of A.D. & Ann McNeill b. 1846 d. 1871. Is it possible that the native from Scotland is the one you are looking for?
Added by Julie Whiteside Miller on Jun 09, 2014 2:49 PM
George Family Graveyard location correction
Thank you for your correction of the location's directions. I have only been there twice, and can envision it, but wasn't sure of the details.

Since we are on this topic, I am wondering if you might know of the locations(s) of the oldest grave sites in this area. Doing work for a client (DAR/SAR)and considering locations where African-American Patriots of the Rev. War with of the surnames Carter, Perkins, Dove, Black, Moore, Spelman (all Craven), and Martin (Carteret)could have been buried.
Added by DebNC on Nov 21, 2013 1:59 PM
RE: Mary Frances Moore Harkley
This is my families graveyard so yes, I have been there and I have taken pictures as well. Might I ask whom you are looking for? And If I have a picture of the particular grave(s) then maybe I can email it to you and save =
you some time. The George Family Graveyard is located off of NETTIES DR.(Dirt Road)in the North Harlowe Community. Once you turn onto Netties Dr.
proceed straight back towards Clubfoot Creek, then turn right and proceed forward until you come to a line of woods in front of you. The graveyard is throughout this area, the wooded area as well. If you need any further assistance just send me a message and I will assist you as best as I possibly can. Take care and thank you also!

Map to Netties Drive:,+NC&daddr=Netties+Dr&hl=en&sll=34.874982,-76.777353&sspn=0.020315,0.038581&geocode=FUk2FAIdLpRq-ynDO0CUgsGoiTGgqX_kflMM7g%3BFaU8FAIdwp1s-w&oq=Netties+Drive&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=15&t=m&z=15
Added by Mece on Nov 18, 2013 7:39 PM
RE: George Family Cemetery
The Isaac Carter Sr. listed as buried in George Family Cemetery based on his death certificate was the GRANDSON of the Patriot, Isaac Carter. He is the third in succession of Isaacs Carter, but he was called "Sr." because his son, Isaac Carter, is referred to as "Jr." I do not know the location of the Patriot Isaac Carter's grave.
Added by DebNC on Nov 14, 2013 2:49 PM
RE: Lena Adeline Callahan
Hello, Gary -

I'm sorry, the request came through for the gravestone of an Adeline Callahan, and the system automatically takes you to the Find-A-Grave Memorial for the person to whom they believe the photo should be attached. The photographer doesn't actually search for the Memorial at all.

However, I think we can get around the system. I will remove the photo from the Memorial, search for the Memorial for Lena Adeline Callahan, and attach it to that Memorial.

Meanwhile, you may be interested in another photo I took while I was there. Next to Lena Adeline Callahan was a gravestone for Mary Callahan Wood. Was she a relative of yours, as well

Added by Christie on Aug 27, 2013 9:13 AM
connie adams
Thank you so much for taking pictures of the two ministers for me! I am working on a project to create memorials for all deceased Advent Christian ministers, so if you know of any more of them, please let me know. There seem to be quite a few of them in your area.
Added by connie adams on Jun 29, 2013 8:00 PM
connie adams
Thank you so much for taking pictures of the two ministers for me! I am working on a project to create memorials for all deceased Advent Christian ministers, so if you know of any more of them, please let me know. There seem to be quite a few of them in your area.
Added by connie adams on Jun 29, 2013 1:35 PM
Barb Dohlen
Request for picture of the DAR marker identifying Lt David Foote
Bell Cemetery at Marshallberg, Marshallberg, Carteret County, North Carolina: By now you probably found the photo of DAR Marker already online. The condition of cemetery remains as represented: "Located on Moore Road. Abandoned since the 1920's. No visible markers." The Marker can still be viewed 2013. Barb
Added by Barb Dohlen on Jun 27, 2013 4:19 AM
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