|. Robert Averett Nester, 1942 - , s/o Paul Ernest Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
E14121 Robert Averett Nester,9 E1412 (Paul,8,Floyd,7,Andrew,6,Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3)
. b 1942 Speedway, Marion Co, Ind.
. m 26 Dec 1964 Marion Co, Ind to Sharon Ann Wilson, b ca 1943.
. Live in Carmel (Indianapolis), Ind.
. Bob received a BS in aeronautics from Parks Aeronautical College, Mo in 1963 and grad from UPT at Reese AFB, Tex in
. 1965, where he trained in T-37s and T-38s. He later flew F-4s, A-10s, and KC-10s, and was promoted to Major General in
. 1995. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Meritorius Service Medal with oak leaf
. cluster, the Air Medal with two silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters, and the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak
. leaf cluster. His final assignment was mobilization assistant to the Chief, Air Force Reserve, HQ, US Air Force, Washing-
. ton. He flew a total of over 5,300 hrs, including 183 combat missions. See his biography below.
. 1. Robert Paul Nester (Bob), b 1966, m 6 Aug 2011 to Molly Jean Flament, b 1965.
. Lives in Missoula, Mont. He works for the National Weather Service Office at the Missoula Fire, Science and Tech-
. nology Center, as an Incident Meteorologist. See his and Molly's picture below.
. 2. Loree Ann Nester, b 1967, m Jim Marroquin, b ca 1961. They div.
. Live in Fishers, Ind.
. a. Blakley Ann Marroquin, b 1999.
. b. Brock Marroquin, b 2001.
. 3. Stephen Joseph Nester (Steve), b 1969 Lubbock, Lubbock Co, Tex, m Hayley Maryelida Witt, b ca 1973.
. Live in Indianapolis, Ind.
. a. Whitney Nester, b 2002.
. b. Luke Joseph Nester, b 2003.
. c. Cameron Nester, b 2006.
. Ref: 1. Robert A. Nester's notes, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 2. Robert P. (Bob) Nester's notes, email: email@example.com
. 3. Major General Robert A. Nester's biography at:
. MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT A. NESTER Retired April 01,2000
. Maj. Gen. Robert A. Nester is mobilization assistant to the Chief, Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air
. Force, Washington D.C. He serves as principal adviser for the individual mobilization augmentee program sup-
. porting more than 12,000 Air Force Reservists. He chairs the Individual Mobilization Augmentee Allocation
. Team which allocates funding for this program throughout the Air Force.
. General Nester was born in Speedway, Ind. He earned his commission through the Reserve Officer Training
. Corps program in 1963. As a career fighter and instructor pilot, he flew 183 combat missions in Southeast Asia.
. He has commanded a squadron, and served as vice commander of a wing and a numbered air force. He is employed
. with the Federal Aviation Agency as an aviation safety inspector.
. 1963 Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautics, Parks Aeronautical College, Mo.
. 1979 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
. 1983 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
. 1987 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
. 1. March 1964 - March 1965, student, undergraduate pilot training, 64th Flying Training Wing, Reese AFB, Texas
. 2. May 1965 - November 1965, student, F-4 Phantom upgrade training, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
. 3. November 1965 - November 1966, F-4 pilot, 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fla.
. 4. November 1966 - September 1967, F-4 pilot, 559th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cam Rahn Air Base, South
. 5. September 1 967 - February 1971, instructor pilot, 3501 st Flying Training Squadron, Reese AFB, Texas
. 6. February 1971 - August 1982, A-37 and A-10 pilot, 72nd Special Operations Squadron, Grissom AFB, Ind.
. 7. August 1982 - December 1984, Deputy Commander for Operations, 906th Tactical Fighter Group, Wright-
. Patterson AFB, Ohio
. 8. December 1984 - April 1987, Director of Training, 434th Tactical Fighter Group, Grissom AFB, Ind.
. 9. April 1987 - November 1988, Commander, 45th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Grissom AFB, Ind.
. 10. December 1988 - June 1990, Vice Commander, 442nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Richards Gebaur AFB, Mo.
. 11. June 1990 - August 1992, Vice Commander, 10th Air Force, Bergstrom AFB, Texas
. 12. August 1992 - April 1994, mobilization assistant to the Commander, 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command
. Air Forces, Shaw AFB, S.C.
. 13. May 1994 - September 1994, mobilization assistant to the Vice Commander, Air Force Reserve, Robins AFB,
. 14. September 1994 - present, mobilization assistant to the Chief, Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force,
. Washington, D.C.
. FLIGHT INFORMATION
. Rating: Command pilot
. Flight hours: More than 5,300
. Aircraft flown: T-37, T-38, F-4, A-10 and KC-10
. MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
. Legion of Merit
. Distinguished Flying Cross
. Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
. Air Medal with two silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters
. Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
. EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
. Second Lieutenant July 23, 1963
. First Lieutenant July 23, 1965
. Captain Feb. 2, 1971
. Major May 21, 1976
. Lieutenant Colonel July 23, 1984
. Colonel June 1, 1988
. Brigadier General Aug. 12, 1992
. Major General April 3, 1995
. (Current as of June 1999)
|. Bob and Molly Flament Nester
. In San Diego, 2015
. Picture from his Facebook site