September 21, 2018

LAKE CHARLES, La. — Mitchel D. “Mitch” O’Neal has been named director of operations at Chennault International Airport.

O’Neal is a nine-year member of the Chennault team, having served as an AAAE- certified operations specialist and air field superintendent.

He previously was the foreign object debris and tool control manager for Northrop Grumman, helping to achieve zero-defect ratings in those areas for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) program.

O’ Neal is a 24-year Air Force veteran. He is married to Elfi A. Altmann of Altheim, Germany.