Major General Michael Keltz

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Commander
19th Air Force

Maj. Gen. Michael A. Keltz is Commander, 19th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio–Randolph, Texas. The 19th Air Force trains more than 30,000 U.S. and allied students annually. The training ranges from entry-level undergraduate flying training through advanced combat crew training, and ultimately provides fully qualified aircrew personnel to the warfighting commands.

Colonel Chad Raduege

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Colonel Chad Raduege
Commander
690th Cyberspace Operations Group

Colonel Chad Raduege is the Commander, 690th Cyberspace Operations Group, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. As commander, he directs nearly 2,200 group personnel to deliver integrated network operations for the United States Air Force through the 67th Cyberspace Wing, 24th Air Force, and United States Cyber Command. The group operates and maintains command, control, communications, and computer systems in support and defense of the Air Force Information Network. The group also provides secure network services for all units at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, operates the Air Force’s Mission Support Center and the Air Force Information Network Mission Assurance Center, and executes Enterprise Service Desk support for all Air Force network users.

5th Anniversary Show

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Join us for a special Valentine’s Day show as we mark five years of Military City USA Radio broadcasts! We’ll have a number of friends and guests from past shows to help celebrate this milestone, including:

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Phil Reidinger
Brent Boller
Ollie Crawford
Capt. Gail Hathaway (USN-ret.) and executive director, Workforce Solutions Alamo
James Holland, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
Carroll Schubert, PCSI Inc.
Bob Laymon
Dennis Lundquist
and more!

Dr. Greg Ball

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Historian
24th Air Force

Dr. Greg Ball is the historian for the 24th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He was assigned to the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program for Air Forces Cyber (AFCYBER) in May 2011. His current areas of research and specialization include cyberspace programs, the 90th Division’s Texas Brigade in World War I, San Antonio and Kelly Field between 1917 and 1930, and organizing and editing a collection of Texas soldiers’ letters home during WWI.

Major Oscar Rodriguez

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Major Oscar Rodriguez
4th Reconnaissance Battalion
U.S. Marine Corps

Major Oscar Rodriguez was born in Laredo, Texas in 1977 and enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in late 1995. He graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California (MCRD) and was meritoriously promoted to private first class. Major Rodriguez began his service with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion in San Antonio, Texas while continuing his secondary education and achieving the rank of Corporal. In May 1997 he was selected to attend Officer Candidates School through the Platoon Leaders Class and successfully completed his initial training in the summer of 1998.

Captain Erich Kramer

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Project Engineer
820th RED HORSE Squadron

Captain Erich C. Kramer currently serves as Project Engineer for the 820th RED HORSE Squadron,  Nellis AFB, Nev. He is responsible for leading airmen in the planning, design and execution of multi-faceted, large-scale heavy construction projects, including the establishment and repair of airfield infrastructure in austere locations across the globe. In this capacity, he leads the employment of heavy construction capabilities to include the production of asphalt and concrete, well-drilling, quarry operations and explosive demolition. Currently, Captain Kramer leads a 48-person team in the overall reconstruction of Randolph Auxiliary Airfield in Seguin, Texas.

Lieutenant Colonel Joel DeBoer

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Commander
560th Flying Training Squadron

Lt. Col. Joel DeBoer is the Commander of the 560th Flying Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The “Chargin’ Cheetahs” of the 560th Flying Training Squadron are the sole provider of Pilot Instructor Training for T-38C instructor pilot candidates. Upon graduation, their students will train future U.S. Air Force fighter and bomber pilots in the advanced phase of Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training. The squadron flies more than 7,500 sorties and graduates more than 120 instructor pilots annually.