Kevin P. Chilton

Astronaut

1954 –

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Who is Kevin P. Chilton?

Kevin Patrick "Chilli" Chilton, is a former United States Air Force four-star General. His last assignment was as Commander, U.S. Strategic Command from October 3, 2007 to January 28, 2011. Prior to his appointment to general officer ranks, Chilton spent 11 years of his military career as a NASA astronaut. He retired from the Air Force on February 1, 2011, after having achieved the highest rank of any military astronaut. On January 30, 2012, General Chilton was named to the board of directors of Orbital Sciences Corporation.

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Born
Nov 3, 1954
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Kevin Chilton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • Columbia University
  • St. Bernard High School
  • Master of Science
Employment
  • Commander, United States Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb, United States Department of Defense
    (2007/10/03 - )

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on July 23, 2013

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