Bob Lowe

Bob Lowe, '71

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Colonel (retired) Bob Lowe (USAFA ’71) served 26 years in command and staff positions at Squadron, Wing, USTRANSCOM, Air Staff and OSD levels. A command pilot, Bob logged almost 4,000 hours, primarily in the C-130. His staff assignments included Headquarters USAF Chief of the Air Mobility Forces Division and Air Mobility Resources Allocation Team for the USAF Budget, USTRANSCOM Chief of Staff and Secretary of Defense Chief of Staff of the Bosnia Task Force. He earned a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Utah. From 1997-2016, he had a second career with Lockheed Martin in Business Development marketing the AC/HC/MC-130J to ACC and AFSOC. Bob was an Academy AOC/Group AOC/94th Airmanship Squadron Commander 1983-1987 and served on the AOG Board of Directors 1984-87, 1993-97 and 2019-2023. Bob and his wife, Marybeth, live in Woodland Park, Colorado, and Kennesaw, Georgia. Their sons, Lieutenant Colonels Matthew ('95) and Patrick ('01), served as career USAF officers. Their daughter, Kate, and her family live in Atlanta. Bob and Marybeth enjoy their 10 grandchildren. Bob is a lifetime member of the AOG and a Sabre Society donor.