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Donald Loranger

Director, Defense Critical Language and Culture Program

Contact

Office
Mansfield Center
Phone
(406) 243-3600
Email
don.loranger@mso.umt.edu
Website
http://www.umt.edu/mansfield/about/people.php?ID=2554

Personal Summary

General Loranger retired after thirty years of USAF service as an operational pilot and specialist in US national security policy. He served as the Deputy POLAD, SACEUR and commanded three different air force bases: Little Rock AFB, AR; Rhein-Main AB, Germany; and Canon AFB, NM. He also directed Provide Promise, the humanitarian aerial resupply of Eastern Bosnia (1992-1994) and served as commander of Joint Task Force/Southwest Asia (Iraqi no-fly zone enforcement). 

Education

Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, 1985-1986
Air War College, Maxwell AFB, 1982
Defense Language Institute (French), 1975
M.A. in International Affairs from Michigan State University, 1974
B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Montana, 1966