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April 11, 2018

Col Micki Hogue US Air Force (Served 1966-1992)

by dianeshort2014

micki hogueView the service history of Gold Medalist:

Col Micki Hogue US Air Force (Served 1966-1992)

View her service history on TogetherWeServed.com 

http://airforce.togetherweserved.com/profile/120942

Short Bio: She was the dominant figure in women’s diving in the United States from 1965 to 1972, winning 10 national championships, including both springboard and platform events. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, she was in first place in the three three meter springboard event when she broke her left arm on the ninth dive; she completed the tenth dive, but finished in fourth place. In 1972, she made a comeback at the Munich Olympics, winning the gold medal in the three meter springboard event.

King was a career officer in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1992, retiring in the rank of Colonel. She taught physical education and coached diving at the United States Air Force Academy, becoming the first woman to serve on the faculty of a U.S military academy and the first woman to coach a male athlete to an NCAA championship.

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