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BRIGADIER GENERAL DEBRA A. SCULLARY

Retiring effective Dec. 31, 2011

Brig. Gen. Debra A. Scullary is the mobilization assistant to the Deputy Judge Advocate General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

The general was born in Pittsfield, Mass., and entered the Air Force in 1980 as a direct appointee. While on active duty, she served as an assistant staff judge advocate and then area defense counsel at Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. Following active duty, she served twelve years in the New York Air National Guard as an assistant staff judge advocate and then staff judge advocate at Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, N.Y. During that time, she was also command counsel to the New York State Adjutant General. General Scullary transferred to the Air Force Reserve in 1996 where she was assigned to the Air Force Legal Services Agency until January 2006. She then served as the mobilization assistant to the Staff Judge Advocate for Headquarters Air Mobility Command and Chief Counsel to U.S.Transportation Command. Prior to her current assignment, she was the mobilization assistant to the Commander, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Bolling AFB, D.C.

In her civilian career, she is a labor and employment lawyer for the Veterans Administration in Albany, N.Y.

EDUCATION
1975 Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, University of Vermont
1978 Juris Doctor degree, Union University, Albany Law School
1987 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1997 Air War College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. March 1980 - November 1981, assistant staff judge advocate, 4th Combat Support Group, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
2. November 1981 - March 1984, area defense counsel, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
3. November 1984 - August 1996, deputy staff judge advocate, then staff judge advocate, 109th Combat Support Squadron, Stratton Air National Guard Base, Schenectady, N.Y.
4. August 1996 - July 2001, labor counsel, Central Labor Law Office, Air Force Legal Services Agency, Arlington, Va.
5. July 2001 - April 14, 2004, senior individual mobilization augmentee, Legal Information Services, Air Force Legal Services Agency, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
6. April 2004 - January 2006, senior individual mobilization augmentee to the Commander, Air Force Legal Services Agency, Bolling AFB, D.C.
7. January 2006 - February 2007, mobilization assistant to the Staff Judge Advocate for Headquarters Air Mobility Command and Chief Counsel to U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
8. February 2007 - March 2008, mobilization assistant to the Deputy Judge Advocate General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. April 2008 - January 2011, mobilization assistant to the Commander, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Bolling AFB, D.C.
10. January 2011 - present, mobilization assistant to the Deputy Judge Advocate General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Captain March 24, 1980
Major Nov. 7, 1987
Lieutenant Colonel May 6, 1995
Colonel May 1, 2001
Brigadier General April 30, 2008

(Current as of December 2011)