Former Maxwell commander nominated for first star
Col. Paul McGillicuddy has been nominated for his first star.
He's currently the commander of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Air Combat Command at Beale Air Force Base in California.
He was base vice commander at Maxwell from August 2005 to March 2007. He then took over as base commander until August 2008 when he headed to the Pentagon.
The 1984 graduate of the Air Force Academy spent much of his career as a fighter pilot. He completed Squadron Officer School by correspondence in 1988; received a Master of Science degree in management from Troy State University in 1994; competed Air Command and Staff College by correspondence in 1997; and attended ACSC in residence in 1998.