About Larry Diemand




Lt. Col. USAF Retired

Pilot for 30 years in Ohio Air Reserve Forces. Combat Ready in F100 Super Sabre, A37 Dragonfly, and C130 Hercules

1997 Saudi Arabia, Operation Southern Watch

Flew combat support missions in support of the no-fly zone against Iraq

1994 Bosnia, Operation Provide Promise

Flew humanitarian airlift providing relief supplies into war-torn Sarajevo



President, The Diemand Corporation, 1972-1987

Automotive and truck parts warehouse and distributor


Airport Executive        

Manager, Youngstown Warren Regional Airport, 1989-1996

Led airport during regionalization process between Trumbull and Mahoning counties

Assistant Manager, Cuyahoga County Airport, 1996–2004

Worked with Cuyahoga County officials and FAA to maintain this airport as a primary reliever airport for Cleveland Hopkins International



Math teacher, Mentor High School 1969-1970



Ohio University, BS, 1969, Major: Mathematics; Minor: English 

Chardon High School, Chardon, Ohio, Class of 1965

U.S. Air Force Pilot Training, 1972, Craig AFB, Selma, Alabama

Combat-ready Training, F-100 "Super Sabre," 1972, USAF, Tucson, Arizona


Professional memberships, affiliations and ratings

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Reserve Officers Association (ROA) – Lifetime Member

757th Veterans Association – Member

FAA Certified Flight Instructor, ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) Rating



Recreational flying

Pilot volunteer for EAA Young Eagles Program

Introducing young people to the world of aviation

Amateur Musician

Saxophonist with the Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra and M2B2 Big Band



Provides musical entertainment for several nursing homes and centers for people with developmental disabilities

Leader of an online advocacy group for friend and fellow airman, Major Karl Hoerig

Mentor/tutor with Geauga Family Services/Ravenwood, Chagrin Falls Park Community Center and Chardon Schools, 2006-2009


By Mail

PO BOX 1693
MENTOR, OH 44061


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