Colonel Mark Tillman (Ret.) is a Consultant at Command Group. Col. Tillman led a distinguished career in the United States Air Force (USAF) which culminated with his command of the United States Presidential Airlift Group (PAG) from 2001 until 2009.
As Commander of the PAG, Col. Tillman was responsible for all aspects of operations for Air Force One – security, planning, maintenance, parts, security, facilities, communications, food service, budgeting, personnel, training, and emergency action plans. Col. Tillman also served as the Chief Pilot of Air Force One and was at the controls for over 49 foreign trips to 75 countries.
Col. Tillman was in command of Air Force One on September 11th as the President was taken out of Florida to several secure locations around the United States. He also assisted in planning and served as the pilot for all of the President’s historic, covert trips to the active combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his successful planning and execution of the first covert trip in November 2003.
Chief Pilot, Air Force One,
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