Col. Gregory P. Haynes is the Commander, 452d Air Mobility Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, March Air Reserve Base, Cali. As commander of the Air Force Reserve’s largest wing, with more than 4,000 personnel, nine C-17As and 14 KC-135Rs, he directs the support of worldwide airlift and air refueling operations. Colonel Haynes is also responsible for the daily operations of March ARB which supports active duty, National Guard and Reserve mission partners from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines as well as Department of Homeland Security personnel with the Air and Marine Operations Center.

Colonel Haynes was commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1990 at the University of Tennessee. Since completing pilot training in 1995, he has served as a tactical airlift pilot in operations JOINT GUARD, JOINT RESOLVE, ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, NEW DAWN and HORN OF AFRICA as well as contingencies in the Balkans, Sierra Leon and Nigeria. He was a pioneer in the use of night vision equipment for tactical airlift and has flown more than 3,500 hours and more than 400 combat and combat support missions. Colonel Haynes also has extensive experience on Numbered Air Force, Major Command and Pentagon staffs. Prior to assuming his current position, Colonel Haynes was the Commander of the 512th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del.

1990 Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
1992 Transportation Officer School, Sheppard AFB, Texas 1998 Flight Safety Officer School, Kirtland AFB, N.M
1998 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2003 Combat Aircrew Tactical Training School, Air Mobility Warfare Center, Fort Dix, N.J. 2004 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2006 Master of Arts degree in management and leadership, Webster University, Webster Groves, Mo. 2011 Air War College, by correspondence
2014 U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.

October 1991 - October 1993, Vehicle Operations Flight Chief, 323rd Transportation Squadron, Mather AFB, Calif.
November 1993 - September 1994, Vehicle Operations Flight Chief, 52d TRS, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
October 1994 - May 1995, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Reese AFB, Texas
June 1995 - December 1995, Student, UPT, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas
January 1996 - February 1998, C-130E Pilot and Training Officer, 61st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
March 1998 - September 2001, C-130E Instructor Pilot, Chief of Safety, Group Training Officer, 37th AS, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
October 2001 - September 2004, C-130H Evaluator Pilot, Assistant Director of Operations, 39th AS and Chief of Group Tactics, 317th Airlift Group, Dyess AFB, Texas
October 2004 - June 2007, Air Mobility Command Aircrew Training Inspections Deputy Chief, Headquarters AMC, Scott AFB, Ill.
July 2007 - July 2008, C-130H Flight Training Unit Instructor Pilot, Chief of Training, Flight Commander, Resource Advisor, 700th AS, Dobbins ARB, Ga.
August 2008 - September 2009, Chief of Tactics, Headquarters, 22d Air Force, Dobbins ARB, Ga.
September 2009 - November 2012, Director of Operations, 95th AS, Fort Bragg, N.C.
November 2012 - July 2013, Deputy Commander, 440th Operations Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.
July 2013 - June 2014, Student, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.
June 2014 - July 2014, Officer in Charge of Command Post, 440th AW, Pope Field, Fort Bragg, N.C.
July 2014 - September 2016, Chief of Tactical Airlift Planning and Programming, HQ Air Force, Programs and Requirements, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
October 2016 - June 2019, Commander, 433rd OG, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
June 2019 – July 2021, Commander, 512th AW, Dover AFB, Del.
July 2021 – present, Commander, 452d AMW, March ARB, Calif.

Rating: command pilot
Flight hours: more than 3,500 hours
Aircraft flown: T-37, T-44, C-130E, C-130H, C-5M and C-17A

Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters Air Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with valor device and five oak leaf clusters Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Combat Readiness Medal with oak leaf cluster National Defense Service Medal with oak leaf cluster Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Armed Forces Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border Air Force Longevity Service Award
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with ‘M’ device Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (pistol) Air Force Training Ribbon
NATO Medal

Second Lieutenant May 8, 1991
First Lieutenant May 8, 1993
Captain May 8, 1995
Major March 1, 2002
Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 5, 2008
Colonel Sept. 30, 2016

(Current as of September 2021)