The Protocol Red Book™
- 35th Anniversary Edition

The Complete Expanded and Updated Handbook
of Diplomatic, Official, and Social Usage.

Written by Richard M. Sand, Pauline Innis and Mary Jane McCaffree.



  • 20 years active duty Air Force officer
  • Three years experience as instructor for college-level Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) classes
  • Master's Degree, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University


Jun '07 - Aug '10Associate Professor of Aerospace Studies Samford University
  • Instructed courses in leadership, management, and national security affairs
  • Orchestrated graduation ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies, Distinguished Educators Visit, and leadership laboratories
  • Directed military training and field training preparation activities
  • Recruited, counseled and mentored prospective Air Force officers
Jun '05 - Jul '07Commander, 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron BollingAFB
  • Commanded a squadron of 170 military and civilian personnel who provided transportation, supply and logistics support to HQ USAF, Air Force District of Washington and Bolling AFB
  • Maintained a vehicle fleet valued at $11M
  • Directed squadron fitness program
  • Responsible for the deployment readiness/tracking of 12,000 personnel
Mar '03- Jun '05Command Logistics Inspector, Air Force Materiel CommandWPAFB
  • Organized, planned and conducted Operational Readiness Inspection
  • Responsible for the assessment and inspection of wartime and day-to-day logistics readiness processes
  • Directed the Logistics Career Broadening Program
  • Deployed to NATO HQ mission in the Republic of Macedonia
  • Member of top level Armed Forces Athletic teams
Apr '01 - Mar '03Staff Transportation Officer PetersonAFB
  • Developed transportation readiness policy and guidance for two numbered air forces, six base-level logistics readiness units and 10 remote sites
  • Managed unit readiness level and contingency deployment taskings
May '98- Oct '00Chief, Fitness Testing and Reconditioning BranchUSAFA
  • Supervised the physical fitness evaluation program for 4,000 cadets
  • Course director for college-level physical education course
  • Competed internationally at International Military Sports Competition Council
  • Supervised and evaluated 10 instructors and taught over 300 cadets annually in aquatics, aerobics, and physical fitness methods
  • Assistant coach for men's and women's intercollegiate cross country team
May'97 - May'98Chief, Intercollegiate Compliance BranchUSAFA
  • Planned and developed NCAA compliance program
  • Assisted with all facets of compliance legislation, eligibility issues and coaching staff education


  • Master's Degree, Aeronautical Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Bachelor's Degree, United States Air Force Academy - Major: Geography, Minor: French
  • Squadron Commander's Course
  • Air Command and Staff College
  • Squadron Officer School
  • Supply Officer School
  • Transportation Officer School