Biography - Maj Gen(Ret) Maggie Woodward


Maj Gen(Ret) Maggie Woodward

Major General Maggie Woodward received her commission in 1983 as a graduate of the ROTC program at Arizona State University.  She and her husband of 33 years, Brigadier General Dan Woodward, met through ROTC and Arnold Air Society while she was attending Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona before Dan graduated.

General Woodward served in a variety of operational and staff positions during her nearly 32 year Air Force career.  She commanded the 97th Air Refueling Squadron at Fairchild AFB in Washington, the 12th Flying Training Group at Randolph AFB near San Antonio, the 6th Air Mobility Wing near Tampa, the 89th Airlift Wing...home of Air Force One, at Andrews AFB, 17th Air Force and Air Forces Africa in Ramstein Germany, and the Air Force Safety Center near Albuquerque.  Her staff assignments included serving as Chief of Protocol to the Secretary and Secretary of Defense, Director of the Staff Group for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, the Director of Air Force Colonel's Assignments, and most recently, the Director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.

General Woodward is a Distinguished Graduate of Air Command and Staff College and a graduate of National War College, the Syracuse University Summer Leadership Program and the Capstone Flag Officer Course.  She is a command pilot with more than 3,800 military flying hours.

Following retirement in 2014, General Woodward joined her husband as Co-Executive Director of Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings.  She is an avid rider of her horse Wex and loves mountain biking, almost all other outdoor activities, and her two dogs Shasta and Kita.  




(Current as of Mar 2017)