Gen Frank Gorenc

Four Star General (Retired) US Air Force

Virtualitics is proud to announce that General (ret) Frank Gorenc is joining its advisory team. He retired from the United States Air Force after 37 years of active duty service. His career culminated as the Commander US Air Forces Europe, Commander US Air Forces Africa, Commander NATO Allied Air Command at Ramstein Air Base, Germany and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Kalkar, Germany.

General (ret) Gorenc was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He was commissioned after graduating from the USAF Academy in 1979. He commanded units at every level and served in staff positions at HQ USAF, HQ Air Combat Command, the Joint Staff, and US European Command/Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. As a command pilot, he flew over 4,800 hours in the F-15C, T-38A, MQ-1B, UH-1N, and C-21.

He participated in Operations DESERT STORM, PROVIDE COMFORT, SOUTHERN WATCH, NORTHERN WATCH, IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, ODYSSEY DAWN, UNIFIED PROTECTOR, and INHERANT RESOLVE. In addition, he commanded three standing NATO operations: Air Policing, BMD, and Augmentation to Turkey missions.

His education includes Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, a Master of Aeronautical Science, and a Master of Science degree in National Security. He graduated from the Air Force Fighter Weapons Instructor Course and the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme.

General (ret) Gorenc is now a defense and leadership consultant, a public speaker and serves on several boards.

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