Texas Tech University

U.S. Air Force General, Texas Tech Alumnus to Speak at Military Stole Ceremony

Amanda Castro-Crist

May 16, 2017

Retired Maj. Gen. Bob DuLaney earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration in 1973 and completed a 33-year career in the United States Air Force.

Maj. Gen. Bob DuLaney 
U. S. Air Force (retired)

WHAT: Texas Tech University Military and Veterans Program (MVP) graduation stole and family member recognition ceremony

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Thursday (May 18)

WHERE: Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 4th St. 

WHO: Texas Tech alumnus and retired United States Air Force Maj. Gen. Bob DuLaney will speak at this week's MVP stole ceremony. Graduating veterans will be recognized with special camouflage Texas Tech stoles, and family members will receive recognition certificates before commencement Friday (May 19) and Saturday (May 20).

DuLaney completed the university's ROTC program as a distinguished graduate in 1973, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration. During his 33 years in the U.S. Air Force, he served in various locations around the world, including Europe and Asia.

A combat veteran fighter pilot with more than 4,500 flight hours in F-16 and F-4 aircraft, DuLaney has held command at flight, squadron, group, wing and joint task force levels. He also served as part of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon and at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

In 2005, DuLaney was appointed director of Air and Space Operations, Headquarters, for U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa and served in that position until his retirement in 2007.

He joined Lockheed Martin in 2007 and currently serves as senior manager for F-35 customer engagement.

Free parking will be available at the west parking lot of the museum, located at 4th Street and Indiana Avenue.

For more information about the stole ceremony, contact MVP Director Lou Ortiz by phone or email.

CONTACT: Lou Ortiz, director, Military and Veterans Programs, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6877 or

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