Chief Master Sergeant Mitchell O. Brush is the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the National Guard Bureau. He advises the Chief, National Guard Bureau on all enlisted matters affecting training, effective utilization, health of the force, and enlisted professional development.
Chief Brush was born and raised in Billings, Montana and attended Eastern Montana College. In 1987 he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and attended basic training and technical school. His initial duty assignment was to the 2851st Security Police Squadron, Kelly Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Two years later he was assigned to the 38th Security Police Squadron, Wueschheim Air Station, Germany. After three years in Europe, he then reported to the 92nd Security Police Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Here, he supported Joint Service Security/Detainee Haitian refugee operations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In December 1992, he left active duty and joined the Great Falls, Montana police force. In fall 1994 he enlisted in the Montana Air National Guard to serve in the Security Force. He was promoted to Chief Master Sergeant in 2008 and assumed duty as the Montana Air National Guard State Command Chief Master Sergeant. He returned to his hometown and worked as a patrol sergeant in the City of Billings Police Department. Chief Brush earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Montana State University, Billings.
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