|MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM F. SCHAUFFERT|
Maj. Gen. William F. Schauffert is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. He is also the Director, Reserve Directorate, and Commander, Joint Strategic Reserve Unit. U.S. Strategic Command's operational mission areas include full-spectrum global strike, space operations, computer network operations, Department of Defense information operations, strategic warning, integrated missile defense, global command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, combating weapons of mass destruction and specialized expertise to the joint warfighter.
General Schauffert served more than 11 years in the regular Air Force and was an operational test and evaluation pilot before joining the Air Force Reserve in 1989. He has commanded a fighter squadron and an expeditionary fighter squadron during Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School with more than 4,500 hours in fighter aircraft, including combat time in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq and Afghanistan. The general has served as deputy group commander, wing inspector general, vice wing commander, and as mobilization assistant at the Numbered Air Force and major command level.
1978 Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1983 Allied Air Forces Central Europe Tactical Leadership Program, Jever Air Base, West Germany
1986 U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighter Weapons School, Nellis AFB, Nev.
2003 Air War College, by correspondence
2004 Secretary of the Air Force Inspector General Course, Leesburg, Va.
2008 Combined Force Air Component Commander Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2009 U.S.-Russia Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2009 Senior Reserve Component Officers Course, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.
2009 Executive Course on National and International Security, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2009 Harvard University Black Sea Security Program, Moscow, Russia
2011 Black Sea Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2012 Senior Executives in National and International Security, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1. January 1979 - December 1979, Student, undergraduate pilot training, Reese AFB, Texas
2. January 1980 - April 1980, Student, fighter lead-in training, Holloman AFB, N.M.
3. May 1980 - December 1980, Student, F-4D Replacement Training Unit, 62nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, MacDill AFB, Fla.
4. January 1981 - February 1984, F-4E/G Instructor Pilot, 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, West Germany
5. March 1984 - May 1984, Student, F-16A training, 310th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
6. June 1984 - May 1987, F-16A/C Instructor Pilot; Standardization and Flight Examiner; and Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 496th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hahn AB, West Germany
7. June 1987 - August 1989, F-16A/C Operational Test and Evaluation Project Officer, Flying Safety Officer and F-16A/C Functional Check Flight Pilot, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev.
8. November 1989 - February 2001, F-4E and F-16C+ Instructor Pilot, Standardization and Evaluation Flight Examiner, F-16C Functional Check Flight Pilot, 457th Fighter Squadron flight commander, 301st Operations Support Flight commander, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas
9. March 2001 - October 2002, Commander, 457th Fighter Squadron, NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas
10. October 2002 - September 2004, Deputy Commander, 301st Operations Group, NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas
11. September 2004 - April 2005, Inspector General, 301st Fighter Wing, NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas
12. April 2005 - January 2006, Vice Commander, 301st Fighter Wing, NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas
13. January 2006 - May 2007, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 19th Air Force, Randolph AFB, Texas
14. May 2007 - September 2009, Mobilization Assistant to the Director, Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany
15. October 2009 - June 2011, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 3rd Air Force, Ramstein AB, Germany
16. June 2011 - present, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command. Also, Director, Reserve Directorate, and Commander, Joint Strategic Reserve Unit, Offutt AFB, Neb.
Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: 4,750
Aircraft flown: F-4E/G and F-16
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Gallant Unit Citation
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" device and four oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with two silver oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with two bronze stars
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with two bronze stars
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border and oak leaf cluster
Air Force Reserve Medal with gold hourglass and four "M" devices
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 31, 1978
First Lieutenant May 31, 1980
Captain May 31, 1982
Major May 31, 1992
Lieutenant Colonel May 31, 1999
Colonel April 1, 2004
Brigadier General Oct. 1, 2007
Major General April 22, 2011
(Current as of January 2013)