Bud Paulson

Profile Updated: January 17, 2018
Class Year: 1966
Residing In: Fair Oaks Ranch, TX USA
Spouse/Partner: Jane
Children: Rebecca, Born 1974
Stephen, Born 1977
Occupation: Retired
Military Service: US Air Force  
How did you meet?

At the Mather AFB Officer's Club.

School Story:

I was student at Clearfield for just my senior year, but I really enjoyed my last year of high school in Utah.

Share your story since high school.

Although not very personal, I thought I would use my current bio in this section. It's a good rundown on what as happened since Clearfield days.

Myhre E. “Bud” Paulson is a resident of the Stone Creek Ranch subdivision, Fair Oaks Ranch, Kendall County, Texas. An active volunteer, he currently serves on the Stone Creek Ranch Board of Directors and is an active member of the Architectural Control Committee. He also is a Director on the Kendall County Appraisal District Board of Directors.

Bud is a member of the Air Force Association and the Association of Graduates, US Military Academy. Bud received a Bachelor of Science degree in Military Science and Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and Master of Science degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. He is a graduate of Air Force Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Air War College, the US Air Force Base Commander’s Course and Leadership for a Democratic Society at the Federal Executive Institute.
Bud has over 40 years of professional leadership experience in military and federal government organizations. In December 2011, he was retired from Federal service having served as the Director of the Western Management Development Center (WMDC), US Office of Personnel Management, located in Aurora, CO since May 2004. At WMDC he was responsible for residential leadership development programs, customized training solutions, and organizational consulting services for government employees at all levels. From January 2001 to May 2004, Bud was the Chief Training Officer, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), US Department of Agriculture and the Director of the FSIS Center for Learning. His duties included planning, developing, directing, and conducting comprehensive education, training, development, and career-counseling programs for over 9,000 employees who performed meat and poultry inspection services nationwide. Prior to joining FSIS, Bud was a consultant for Johnson Controls World Services and for Scientific Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
In July 2000, Bud completed a thirty-year career in the United States Air Force. He is a rated military and commercial pilot. Serving as a crewmember on the B-52 "Stratofortress", he was qualified as a navigator, radar navigator, and instructor pilot for this aircraft. During this time, he logged over 4000 flight hours, 800 combat flight hours, and 84 combat missions during the Southeast Asian conflict. In addition to twelve years of flying duties, he also served in command and staff assignments. His most recent Air Force assignments include Commander Joint Task Force Bravo, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Base Commander, Offutt AFB, Bellevue, NE; Chairman, Department of Aerospace Studies (ROTC), Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; and Deputy Director of Plans and Programs, Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Randolph AFB, TX. As Deputy Director, Plans and Programs, Bud was responsible for training and education resources supporting an 86,000-person command whose mission was to provide initial, continuing, technical, graduate, and executive training for 100,000 students participating daily in over 3,300 courses worldwide.

Bud and his wife, Jane, have two children. Their daughter, Rebecca Martinka, is a Purchasing Department Manager for the State of Texas; she and her family reside in Georgetown, Texas. Their son, Stephen, is an Emergency Medicine Physician and former Air Force Major and Flight Surgeon; he and his family reside in Boerne, TX. Bud and Jane have been blessed with six grandsons.

Where else have you lived?

Numerous locations as a result of my Air Force career.

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Nancy - I'm not sure if my birthday note posted properly through the message center. Nevertheless, I want to make sure you receive my wish to you for the very happiest of days today and health and happiness in future years. Please keep in touch. Bud

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Happy Birthday Nancy! Sorry it is a day late, but I hope you had a wonderful celebration with family and friends. I can't believe we are now septuagenarians! It seems as if it was not so long ago when we crossed the stage at CHS and became high school graduates ready to take on the world.
I wish you health and happiness now and in the future. Let's make sure we keep in touch. Bud

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