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BRIGADIER GENERAL MARC H. SASSEVILLE

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Brig. Gen. Marc H. Sasseville is the Commander, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Joint Base Andrews, Md. He is responsible for the command, control and oversight of two flying units, an air sovereignty detachment and several supporting units. The 1,200 personnel Wing consists of the 113th Operations Group, operating the F-16C+ aircraft and the Aerospace Control Alert Detachment responsible for the air defense of the Nation's Capital Region; the 201st Airlift Squadron operating C-38 and C-40 VIP aircraft; the 113th Maintenance Group; the 113th Mission Support Group; and the 113th Medical Group.

General Sasseville graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. in 1985, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs. Following pilot training and F-16 replacement unit training, he served in various operational units in U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Tactical Air Command/Air Combat Command and Pacific Air Forces. After his last active duty assignment at the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., he joined the District of Columbia Air National Guard as a traditional Guardsman. He deployed as Commander, 410th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, during major combat operations of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, he has more than 3,000 hours in the F-16. He has held squadron and group commands, and prior to his current assignment, General Sasseville served as Deputy Director of Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs at the Pentagon.

EDUCATION:
1985 Bachelor of Science Degree in International Affairs,
United States Air Force Academy, Colo.
1996 Master of Arts in Aeronautical Science Technology,
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Fla.
2004 Air War College, Correspondence
2006 Advanced Joint Professional Military Education
Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2007 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University,
Arlington, Va.
2009 Joint Task Force Commander's Course, Peterson AFB, Colo.
2012 Fellow, National Security Studies Program, Syracuse University, N.Y.

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. 1985 - 1986, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Miss.
2. 1986 - 1987, F-16 Replacement Training Unit, MacDill AFB, Fla.
3. 1987 - 1989, Programmer, 613th Fighter Squadron, 401st Tactical Fighter Wing, Torrejon Air Base, Spain
4. 1989 - 1992, Chief of Squadron Weapons, 309th Fighter Squadron, 31stTactical Fighter Wing, Homestead AFB, Fla.
5. 1992 - 1995, Flight Commander, 13th Fighter Squadron, and Chief of Standardizations and Evaluations, 35th Operations Group, Misawa AB, Japan
6. 1995 - 1997, Chief, Wing Weapons, 57th Operational Support Squadron, 57th Wing, Nellis AFB, Nev.
7. 1997 - 1998, Assistant Director of Operations, 80th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea
8. 1998 - 1999, Program Manager, F-22 Core Pilot, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev.
9. 1999 - 2000, Chief of Weapons, 113th Operational Support Flight, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Md.
10. 2000 - 2002, Director of Operations, 121st Fighter Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Md.
11. 2002 - 2005, Commander, 121st Fighter Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Md.
14. 2005 - 2008, Commander, 113th Operations Group, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Md.
15. 2008 - 2010, Vice Commander, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Md.
16. 2010 - 2012, Deputy Director for Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs, Pentagon
17. 2012 - Present, Commander, 113th Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 2010 - July 2012, Deputy Director for Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs, Pentagon

FLIGHT INFORMATION:
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight Hours: More than 3,300
Combat Hours: 50
Aircraft Flown: T-41, T-37, T-38, F16, B-727, B-747, C-38

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leafs
Air Medal with oak leaf
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device with silver oak leaf
Army Superior Unit Award
Combat Readiness Medal with silver oak leaf and three bronze oak leafs
National Defense Service Medal with oak leaf
Iraq Campaign Ribbon
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service with silver oak leaf
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two 'M' devices
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with oak leaf
Air Force Training Ribbon

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS:
Air Force Association, lifetime member
National Guard Association of the United States and District of Columbia, member

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Second Lieutenant May 29, 1985
First Lieutenant May 29, 1987
Captain May 29, 1989
Major January 1, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel January 18, 2001
Colonel April 21, 2005
Brigadier General August 3, 2012

(Current as of February 2014)






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