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Major General Anthony P. German

Commander, New York Air National Guard

Major General Anthony P. German, Commander, New York Air National GuardMajor General Anthony P. German is the commander of the New York Air National Guard.

Major General German also serves as the 53rd Adjutant General of New York where he is simultaneously the commissioner of the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs and a federally recognized military officer in the Air Force.

General German was commissioned in 1983 through Officer Training School and received his navigator wings the same year. Prior to becoming the Chief of Staff, he served as the Commander of the 109th Airlift Wing, located in Scotia, New York. He is a Master Navigator with over 4,900 hours flying time. He spent six years on active duty before joining the Guard in 1989. He has had numerous assignments in the squadron, group and wing level. In addition, he worked at the Joint Force Headquarters Latham, New York as the Executive Support Staff Officer, and for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs as the Department of Defense Liaison officer to the National Science Foundation in Washington District of Columbia.

EDUCATION:

1979
Cobleskill Agriculture and Technology, Associates Applied Science, Accounting, Cobleskill, New York
1981
Oneonta State University, Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, Oneonta, New York
2002
United States Naval War College, Master of Arts, National Security and Strategic Studies, Newport, Rhode Island
2011
Joint Task Force Commander Training Course, United States Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Homeland Protection Course, Lincoln Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts
2012
Senior Reserve Component Officer Course, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
2012
CAPSTONE, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, District of Columbia
2012
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Senior Executive Seminar 12-8, Garmisch, Germany
2013
Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, Norfolk, Virginia
2014
Syracuse University, National Security Management Course, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, New York

ASSIGNMENTS:

February 1983 - September 1983
Student, Undergraduate Navigator Training, Mather Air Force Base, California
September 1983 - March 1984
Student, C-130 Navigator Initial and Mission Qualification, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas
March 1984 - September 1985
Navigator C-130E, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina
September 1985 - September 1987
Instructor Navigator, C-130E, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina
September 1987 - January 1989
Inactive Reserve, Air Force Personnel Command, Denver, Colorado
January 1989 - September 1989
Navigator, 139th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1989 - September 1992
Standardization Evaluation/Navigator, Headquarters, 109th Tactical Airlift Group, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1992 - September 1993
Weapons and Tactics Officer, Navigator, Headquarters, 109th Airlift Group, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1993 - September 1994
Navigator, Headquarters, 109th Airlift Group, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1994 - September 1996
Weapons and Tactics Officer, 109th Operations Support Flight, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1996 - September 1997
Weapons/Tactics Officer/Evaluator Navigator, 109th Operational Support Flight, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1997 - September 1998
Chief Current Operations / Evaluator Navigator LC-130H, 109th Operations Support Flight, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 1998 - September 2000
Chief of Standardization/Evaluation, 139th Airlift Squadron, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
October 2000 - June 2001
Chief, Wing Plans, 109th Airlift Wing, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
June 2001 - June 2002
Student, College of Naval Warfare, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island
June 2002 - February 2003
Chief, Wing Plans, 109th Airlift Wing, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York
March 2003 - June 2004
Department of Defense Liaison to the National Science Foundation, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington, Virginia
June 2004 - February 2006
Executive Support Staff Officer, New York Joint Force Headquarters, New York Air National Guard, Latham, New York
March 2006 - April 2010
Commander, 109th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard, Scotia, New York
April 2010 - June 2015
Chief of Staff, New York Air National Guard, Latham, New York
June 2015 - April 2016
Assistant Adjutant General, New York Air National Guard, Latham, New York
April 2016- Current
Adjutant General of New York

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Current as of April 2016

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