General Officer Biography



MAJOR GENERAL MARK A. WEBER

 
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Maj. Gen. Mark Weber is a Special Assistant to the Director of the Air National Guard.

General Weber earned his commission from the Air National Guard's Academy of Military Science, Officer Training Program, at McGhee-Tyson Air Base, Knoxville, Tennessee in April 1992. Over his career, General Weber has gained command experience serving at the squadron, group, wing, state level, and been assigned to an array of national level positions. His aviation service includes more than 4,000 flying hours in a variety of aircraft. His career includes deployments to Operation's PROVIDE PROMISE, IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, ALLIES REFUGE and ALLIES WELCOME.

Prior to his current position, the general was the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.


EDUCATION
1990 Bachelor of Science, Financial Management, Clemson University, S.C.
1999 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence
2002 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2007 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2008 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Fort McNair, D.C.
2014 Joint Task Force Commanders Course, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), Colo.
2015 Dual Status Commander Certification Program, USNORTHCOM, Colo.
2017 Joint Combined Warfighter School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2019 Director of Mobility Forces Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2019 Joint Air Component Coordination Element Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
2019 Senior Leader Orientation Course (SLOC), Joint Base Andrews, Md. and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
2020 Nuclear Leadership Course, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
2022 General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar (GFOS), Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Mass.
2023 National Security Studies Management Program, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
2024 Advanced Senior Leader Development Course, Warrenton, Va.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. April 1992 - April 1993, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas
2. April 1993 - August 1993, C-130E Basic and Tactical Airdrop School, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
3. August 1993 - September 1995, C-130H Copilot, 164th Airlift Squadron, Mansfield, Ohio
4. October 1995 - June 1996, C-130H Copilot, 158th Airlift Squadron, Savannah, Ga.
5. July 1996 - September 2002, Evaluator Pilot, 128th Bomb Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.
6. August 2002 - November 2002, Commander, 416th Expeditionary Operational Support Flight, Southwest Asia
7. November 2002 - January 2005, Assistant Director of Operations, E-8C Instructor Pilot, 12th Airborne Command and Control Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.
8. July 2004 - September 2004, Director of Operations, 12th Expeditionary Air Command and Control Squadron, Southwest Asia
9. January 2005 - July 2007, Chief, Standardization and Evaluation, 116th Operations Group, Robins AFB, Ga.
10. August 2007 - May 2010, Commander, 116th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.
11. May 2010 - October 2010, Deputy Commander, 116th Operations Group, Robins AFB, Ga.
12. October 2010 - December 2011, Commander, 745th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
13. December 2011 - September 2012, Deputy Commander, 116th Operations Group, Robins AFB, Ga.
14. September 2012 - April 2014, Commander, 116th Operations Group, Robins AFB, Ga.
15. April 2014 - June 2015, Chief of the Joint Staff, Georgia Department of Defense, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga.
16. July 2015 - July 2017, Commander, 116th Air Control Wing, Robins AFB, Ga.
17. July 2017 - April 2018, Director of Operations, Georgia Air National Guard, Dobbins ARB, Ga.
18. April 2018 - May 2022, Chief of Staff, Fort Harrison, MT; dual-hatted, January 2021 - May 2022, ANG Assistant to the Director, A-5/8, Air Mobility Command, IL; dual-hatted, April 2019 - December 2020, Assistant to the Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, Ill (August 2020 - September 2020, Director of Mobility Forces, United States Forces - Korea, Osan AB, South Korea)
19. June 2022 - May 2024, Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Hickam AFB, Hawaii
20. June 2024 - Present, Special Assistant to the Director of the Air National Guard, Washington, D.C.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 2010 - December 2011, Commander, 745th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. as a lieutenant colonel
2. April 2014 - June 2015, Chief of the Joint Staff, Georgia Department of Defense, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. as a colonel

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight hours: More than 4,000 with over 600 combat
Aircraft flown: B-1B, C-130E/H, E-8C, RC-26B, T-38, T-37, T-41

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Commendation Medal
Air and Space Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award with valor device and eight oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant April 9, 1992
First Lieutenant May 15, 1994
Captain May 19, 1996
Major March 26, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel June 15, 2006
Colonel Sept. 26, 2012
Brigadier General April 3, 2018
Major General June 1, 2022

 

 

(Current as of June 2024)

 

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