Blaisdell, Franklin Judd, Major General, U.S. Air Force, retired, Clifton, VA, b. September 15,

1949, B.A., Syracuse Univ., 33 years active duty, 1971-2004. Minuteman II & III officer;

Commander of the largest missile operations group in Air Force at Vandenberg Air Force Base,

CA; Commander, the 21st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, CO; and Commandant, the

Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA; was also first Inspector General to conduct worldwide

inspections of space wings. Since 2004 he has been Director, Business Development, Rapid

Initiatives Group, Raytheon