Michael D. Dugre is the Command Historian, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. He is responsible for establishing policy and overseeing the command's history, museums, and art programs consisting of 27 history offices, 18 air parks, and one field museum.
Mr. Dugre entered the Air Force on 15 October 1976 as a radiology technician before retraining into the enlisted historian career field in November 1985. Before joining civil service in 2006, he served 30 years in the active Air Force.
During his nearly 28-year career as an Air Force Historian, Mr. Dugre has served in numerous wing, air division, and major command positions. He also deployed in support of several operations including Provide Comfort, Deny Flight, and Enduring Freedom.
1986 Unit Historian Development Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.L
1995 Academic Instructor School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.L
1996 Associate of Science Degree in Aerospace History, Community College of the Air Force
2000 Occupational Instructor Certification, Community College of the Air Force
HISTORIAN CAREER ASSIGNMENTS
1. November 1985-May 1986, Historian Assistant, 832d Air Division History Office, Luke AFB, Ariz.Z
2. May 1986-May 1988, Historian, 831st Air Division and 37th Tactical Fighter Wing, George AFB, CACalif.
3. June 1988-June 1991, Historian, 432d Tactical Fighter Wing, Misawa AB, Japan
4. July 1991-December 1994, Historian, 86th Fighter Wing, Ramstein AB, Germany
5. January 1995-June 1998, Deputy Director and Historian Craftsman Course Director, USAF Historian Development School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.L
6. July 1998-March 2003, Historian, 366th Wing, Mountain Home AFB, IdahoD
7. March 2003-November 2006, Superintendent, Field History Program and Senior Enlisted Historian, HQ ACC, Langley AFB, Va.A
8. November 2006-January 2012, Historian Functional Area Manager and Air Force History and Museums Program AEF Scheduler, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
9. January-December 2012, Deputy Command Historian, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
10. December 2012-Present, Command Historian, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
1986 TAC Wing Historian of the Year
1987 TAC Wing Historian of the Year
1989 USAF Wing Historian of the Year
1991 USAF Wing Historiany of the Year
1993 USAFE Excellence in Historical Publications Award
1995 USAF Excellence in Historical Publications Award
1997 Ira C. Eaker College for Professional Development Enlisted Instructor of the Year
2000 ACC Excellence in Historical Publications Award
2006 USAF History and Museum Program Career Contributions Award
2007 USAF Excellence in Historical Publications Award
2010 USAF John T. Bohn Excellence in MAJCOM History Office Program Award
2013 USAF General Bryce Poe II Excellence in MAJCOM Annual History Award
Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor Badge
(Current as of May 2013)