Duesterhaus retires after 33 years of service to Air Force

Dave Duesterhaus, right, receives a Certificate of Service from the United States Air Force for 33 years of federal civilian service during his retirement ceremony at AEDC on Dec. 17. Duesterhaus’s career at AEDC spans 42 years as a contract and civilian employee. While at AEDC he served as the first U.S. Air Force director for the National Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex (NFAC) at the NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. He retires as the chief of the Test Technology Branch with the AEDC Test Operations Division. Immediate family members in attendance include Duesterhaus’s wife Debra, sons Scott Duesterhaus and Trenton Bussell, and daughter Angela Byford. Pictured with Duesterhaus is Col. Timothy West, the AEDC Test Operations Division director, who served as the retiring official. (Photo by Jacqueline Cowan)

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