Patrick K. Gamble

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Patrick Kenneth Gamble

Birthplace: Fresno, Fresno County, CA, United States
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About Patrick K. Gamble

Patrick K. Gamble (born November 12, 1945) is a retired president of the University of Alaska and a retired Air Force general whose assignments included service as Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

Gamble entered the Air Force in 1967 through the four-year Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Texas A&M University. He flew 394 combat missions as a forward air controller in the O-1 Bird Dog in Vietnam. He has commanded a fighter squadron and three wings. Before assuming his current position, he was deputy chief of staff for air and space operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He retired from the Air Force on May 1, 2001.

Following his service in the Air Force, Gamble became a senior executive for the Alaska Railroad, where he succeeded Bill Sheffield as president of the railroad. In 2010, he retired from the railroad and accepted appointment as president of the University of Alaska, succeeding Mark R. Hamilton, himself a retired general (Army). In December 2014 Gamble announced his resignation from the University of Alaska and he was succeeded in September 2015 by Jim Johnsen.

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November 12, 1945
Fresno, Fresno County, CA, United States