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Brig. Gen. Kevin F. Henabray is the mobilization assistant to the Commander, 3rd Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. As the component numbered air force for U.S. European Command, 3rd Air Force supports the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and EUCOM commander both at the operational and tactical level directing all USAFE forces engaged in contingency and wartime operations in the EUCOM area of responsibility. Additionally, the general assists in developing and implementing plans, policies, and procedures necessary for the effective use of Reserve Component personnel and equipment in 3rd Air Force programs.

General Henabray grew up in an Air Force family and entered the Air Force in 1976 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. After graduation from pilot training, he went on to a career flying the F-4 Phantom II and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. He joined the Air Force Reserve in 1987 as an Air Reserve Technician, where he served as instructor pilot, weapons officer, Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, Director of Operations and Vice Wing Commander. Prior to his current assignment, the general served as the mobilization assistant to the Director, Air Force Strategic Planning, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. 

As a  civilian, General Henabray works for a major airline as a first officer, flying the Boeing 767.

1976 Bachelor of Science degree in behavioral science, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. 
1982 USAF Fighter Weapons School, Nellis AFB, Nev.
1983 Flight Safety Officer Course, University of Southern California Institute of Safety and Systems Management, Norton AFB, Calif.
1985 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1986 Master's degree in administrative organization and management, honor graduate, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Calif.
1994 Air Command and Staff College, by seminar
1995 Air War College, by seminar
2006 Combined Force Air Component Commander Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1. October 1976 - September 1977, student, undergraduate pilot training, 64th Flying Training Wing, Reese AFB, Texas
2. November 1977 - February 1978, fighter lead-in training, 435th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Holloman AFB, N.M.
3. February 1978 - October 1978, F-4 initial training, 21st Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, George AFB, Calif.
4. October 1978 - January 1981, F-4D aircraft commander, 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev.
5. January 1981 - March 1981, F-16 initial training, 61st Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, MacDill AFB, Fla.
6. March 1981 - August 1982, F-16 Instructor pilot, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing, Nellis AFB, Nev.
7. September 1982 - December 1982, student, USAF Fighter Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.
8. January 1983 - December 1983, weapons officer, 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea
9. January 1984 - July 1987, instructor pilot and Nuclear Weapons Course Director, USAF Fighter Weapons School; flight safety officer, functional check pilot, and assistant Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, 57th Fighter Weapons Wing, Nellis AFB, Nev.
10. July 1987 - March 1988, weapons officer, 465th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
11. March 1988 - March 1991, weapons officer, 466th Tactical Fighter Squadron and Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, 419th Tactical Fighter Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
12. March 1991 - August 2001, assistant Director of Operations, 944th Fighter Group; Director of Operations, 302nd Fighter Squadron; Operations Group Deputy Commander and Vice Commander, 944th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Ariz.
13. August 2001 - September 2003, individual mobilization augmentee to the Director of Operations, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.
14. September 2003 - January 2006, mobilization assistant to the Director of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
15. January 2006 - April 2007, mobilization assistant to the Director, Air Force Strategic Planning, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C.
16. May 2007 - present, mobilization assistant to the Commander, 3rd Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany

Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: More than 4,100 hours in the F-4 and F-16
Aircraft flown: T-41, T-37, T-38, F-4C/D, F-16 A/B/C/D, B-727, B-737, B-757 and B-767

Distinguished graduate, undergraduate pilot training
Outstanding graduate, F-4 Class 78-BBG, George AFB, Calif.
Academic Award Winner, Class 82-CIF, USAF Fighter Weapons School
British Airborne

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal with bronze star

Second Lieutenant June 2, 1976
First Lieutenant June 2, 1978
Captain June 2, 1980
Major June 2, 1990
Lieutenant Colonel June 16, 1995
Colonel Sept. 1, 1999
Brigadier General Sept. 1, 2005

(Current as of April 2008)