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Major General Paul A. Weaver, Jr.
USAF (Retired)
President, PAW I Associates

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General Weaver retired in February 2002 as Director, Air National Guard (ANG),after 35 years of military service. Upon retirement, he founded PAW & Associates, a consulting and lobbying firm that addresses issues related to defense and homeland security. General Weaver was instrumental in planning the first Total Force Joint STARS unit at Robins AFB, Georgia, and resolving a multitude of implementation challenges. Besides being involved in a multitude of defense force structure and readiness issues, he has expanded PAW & Associates efforts into information technology and medical arenas. General Weaver is actively involved in raising awareness and funds in Congress for the juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation which works to help find a cure for Type I diabetes. The Technologies for Metabolic Monitoring program is named after his daughter, Julia Weaver, who contracted juvenile diabetes at the age of two.

As the Director of the ANG, General Weaver was responsible for formulating, developing and coordinating all policies, and plans and programs affecting more than 106,000 Air National Guard Citizen-Airmen serving in over 1,841 units throughout the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.. During his tenure, he oversaw the most aggressive modernization program in the history of the ANG which allowed Air Guard forces to become full partners in the US Air Force Aerospace Expeditionary Force. Previously, General Weaver commanded the 105th Airlift Group, Stewart ANG Base, New York, where he directed the largest aircraft conversion in the history of the ANG. In this position, he also administered the extensive modernization of the base, which was the largest military construction program in the history of the Reserve Forces. Commissioned through Officer Training School in1967, General Weaver is a command pilot with more than 2,800 flying hours in the C-sA, F4, O-2, T-37 and T-38 aircraft. He is a veteran of Operations |UST CAUSE, DESERT SHIELD, DESERT STORM, and PROVIDE HOPE, as well as numerous other humanitarian missions. General Weaver is a graduate of Ithaca College and the Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security at Harvard University.

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