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Receives Distinguished Alumni Award
Carlson was presented with the UMD Distinguished Alumni Award at a dinner in his honor. A Hibbing, Minnesota native, he currently serves as Commander, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. AFMC conducts research, development, test and evaluation, and provides acquisition management services and logistics support necessary to keep Air Force weapon systems in readiness.
An experienced pilot, Carlson, is a command pilot with more than 3,000 flying hours. He has held various assignments in flying units, including positions at Tactical Air Command, U.S. Air Force Headquarters as well as the offices of the Secretary of the Air Force and Secretary of Defense. He is a former Commander of the Air Force's 49th Stealth Fighter Wing and is experienced in multiple aircraft weapon's systems.
Carlson was the guest speaker at the UMD Air Force ROTC Fall Banquet
where he addressed current AFROTC cadets, their families, university officials,
and other guests. University of Minnesota Regent Anthony Baraga presented
Carlson with the UMD Distinguished Alumni award.
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