Today, on this Veteran’s Day, Skip is talking to Major General Gary L. Sayler. General Sayler has recently retired from the Idaho National Guard as Adjutant General
General Sayler earned his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. His initial operational assignment was in Thailand flying combat missions throughout Southeast Asia. He joined the Idaho Air National Guard in 1977 as a weapons systems officer for the 124th Tactical Reconnaissance Group. He has since flown combat missions in the F4-G over Iraq during Southern Watch and Provide Comfort. His list of command assignments includes Flight Commander, Deputy Commander for Resources, Operations Group Commander, Fighter Group Vice-Commander, Wing Commander, Joint Task Force Commander and Commander, Idaho Air National Guard.
He has been awarded several distinguished honors including the Order of the Sword. He has logged more than 4000 hours of flight time and 390 hours of combat time.
You can find out more about Gary by following the link – http://www.nationalguard.mil/portals/31/Features/ngbgomo/bio/1/1122.html
Listen in to the program and hear General Sayler’s story and about his military career.