Lloyd W. Newton is a former Commander of the U.S. Air Force. General Newton led a stellar 34-year military career in the U.S. Air Force.
General Newton was Commander of the Air Education and Training Command with the responsibility for recruiting, training and educating Air Force personnel. His command included 13 bases, more than 43,000 active-duty personnel and 14,000 civilians.
During his career, General Newton was decorated for distinguished service and received many honors. A combat aviator with more than 4,000 flight hours, General Newton was also a member of the Air Force’s Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds.
Following his retirement from the Air Force, General Newton was Executive Vice President of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines until 2006.
General Newton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Education from Tennessee State University and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from George Washington University.