John R. Dailey

Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps

John R. Dailey (born on February 17, 1934) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general. He served as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps (ACMC) and Chief of Staff from 1990 to 1992. He also served as Acting Associate Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1992 to 1999. Today, he is director of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) since 2000.

John R. Dailey
General John R. Dailey
Born (1934-02-17) February 17, 1934 (age 90)
Quantico, Virginia
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1956-1992
Rank General
Commands heldMarine Corps Research, Development and Acquisition Command
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsDistinguished Service Medal (2)
Defense Superior Service Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star
Other workAssociate Deputy Administrator, NASA
Director, National Air and Space Museum

Other websites

  • "Official Biography for John R. Dailey". United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01.