Lieutenant General Russell C. Davis (born November 22, 1938) was Chief, National Guard Bureau in Arlington, Virginia. Davis began his military career in the U.S. Air Force in 1958 as an aviation cadet. Following pilot training, he was assigned at Lincoln Air Force Base, Nebraska. He was released from active duty in April 1965, when he joined the Iowa Air National Guard in Des Moines. He has served in numerous command and staff positions, from squadron pilot to director of operations. Davis commanded the 113th Tactical Fighter Wing prior to being appointed the Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard. He was appointed Vice Chief of the NGB in December 1995. He retired November 1, 2002, the last aviation cadet to do so. He was also on the board of directors of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America. This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "http://www.af.mil/information/bios/bio.asp?bioID=5179".