Johnny Whitaker Class Of 1973
Johnny Whitaker, Class of 1973, has nearly 43 years’ expertise in USAF and corporate aerospace public affairs and communications. With nearly 30 active duty years, he served in PA/communications leadership positions at the wing, MAJCOM and SECAF levels, including as deputy director of all Air Force PA. He was a support group commander. For five years, he served as the Academy’s first civilian director of communications during sexual assault, honor and religious respect scandals; his organization also was liaison between the Academy and AOG. He was also a director of communications for Lockheed Martin from 2008 until his retirement in 2016.