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Major General Everett G. Odgers:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Retired Sep. 1, 2002.  
Maj. Gen. Everett G. Odgers is Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. As the command's chief financial officer, General Odgers is responsible for more than 35 percent of the Air Force's appropriated budget. He provides executive and technical guidance to 5,000 financial people supporting weapon system research, development, and test and repair at 16 AFMC locations.
General Odgers enlisted in the Air Force in 1963 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in July 1972 after completing Officer Training School. His career spans all levels of comptroller and logistics positions. These include assignments as fiscal control officer, auditor, major command budget staff officer and budget director, maintenance director at an air logistics center and as a major command comptroller. Prior to assuming his current position, General Odgers was Director of Budget Operations and Personnel with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller.
EDUCATION
1971 Bachelor of science degree, University of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M.
1975 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1976 Master of business administration degree, University of Utah
1981 Air Command and Staff College, by seminar
1987 Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1993 Program for Senior Officials in National Security, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1972 - November 1973, fiscal control officer and disbursing agent, Thule Air Base, Greenland
2. November 1973 - October 1977, auditor, logistics management, Air Force Audit Agency, Kelly AFB, Texas
3. October 1977 - October 1978, Air Staff Training Program officer, Logistics Plans and Programs Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics and Engineering, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
4. October 1978 - November 1982, Chief of Acquisition Management, AFAA, Eglin AFB, Fla.
5. November 1982 - October 1983, budget officer, Operating Funds Division, Budget Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
6. October 1983 - October 1984, budget staff officer, Revolving Funds Branch, Budget Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. October 1984 - January 1985, Executive Officer to the Director of Budget, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. January 1985 - June 1985, Executive Officer to the Deputy Comptroller, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. June 1985 - July 1986, Executive Officer to the Air Force Comptroller, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. July 1986 - June 1987, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
11. June 1987 - June 1988, Chief, Investment Funds Division, Budget Directorate, Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. June 1988 - July 1990, Director of Budget, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Comptroller, Headquarters AFLC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. July 1990 - May 1991, Chief, Item Management Division, Sacramento Air Logistics Center, McClellan AFB, Calif.
14. May 1991 - December 1991, Associate Director of Financial Management, Sacramento ALC, McClellan AFB, Calif.
15. December 1991 - June 1992, Director, Aircraft Management Directorate, Sacramento ALC, McClellan AFB, Calif.
16. June 1992 - July 1995, Comptroller, Headquarters AMC, Scott AFB, Ill.
17. July 1995 - October 1999, Director of Budget Operations and Personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
18. October 1999 - present, Comptroller, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Jul 13, 1972
First Lieutenant Jul 13, 1974
Captain Jul 13, 1976
Major Oct 1, 1983
Lieutenant Colonel Mar 1, 1986
Colonel Oct 1, 1989
Brigadier General Sep 1, 1995
Major General Mar 4, 1999

 

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