Wendell L. Griffin

Major General Wendell L. Griffin, USAF, is a retired American Air Force officer who served as the Chief of Safety of the United States Air Force from 2007 to 2009.[1]

Wendell L. Griffin
Major General Wendell Lee Griffin
Chief of Safety of the United States Air Force
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branchSeal of the United States Department of the Air Force.svg United States Air Force
Years of service1974 - 2009
RankUS-O8 insignia.svg Major General

Maj. Gen. Griffin is rated Command pilot with 4,200 flight hours minimum flying time.[2]

Awards and recognitionEdit

His awards and decorations include the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster and the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster. They also include the Bronze Star Medal, the Air Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" device and four oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with four oak leaf clusters, the Combat Readiness Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.[3]

External linksEdit

  • www.af.mil Official USAF biography about Maj. Gen. Wendell L. Griffin


  1. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL WENDELL L. GRIFFIN > Air Force Safety Center > Display". www.safety.af.mil. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  2. ^ "Wendell Griffin - Recipient - Military Times Hall Of Valor". valor.militarytimes.com. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  3. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL WENDELL L. GRIFFIN > U.S. Air Force > Biography Display". www.af.mil. Retrieved 2018-07-16.