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Brig. Gen. Eden J. Murrie is the Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Her organization's mission is to increase combat capability and improve productivity through programs promoting readiness, esprit de corps and quality of life for Airmen and their families. General Murrie provides policy, technical direction and oversight for the $2 billion worldwide Services program, which includes physical fitness, peacetime and wartime troop feeding, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, Armed Forces entertainment, Air Force protocol, lodging, libraries, child development centers, youth centers and a wide spectrum of recreation activities. She provides oversight for uniforms, awards and recognition, Airman and family readiness, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program and other commander-interest programs that contribute to military force sustainment.

General Murrie was commissioned in 1984 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. A master navigator, her flying career includes serving as an instructor and evaluator in three different aircraft. In addition to her flying and command experience, her assignments include teaching at the U.S. Air Force Academy, a major command tour, and two tours on the Air Staff. The general has also worked as a Legislative Fellow for Senator Joseph Lieberman.  She commanded the 310th Airlift Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England

1984 Bachelor's degree in history, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1987 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1992 Master's degree in political science, University of South Dakota
1997 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence 
1999 National Defense Fellow, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
1999 Legislative Studies Certificate Program, Government Affairs Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
2003 Master's degree in strategic studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 Senior Executive Fellows Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

1. July 1984 - July 1985, student, undergraduate navigator training, Mather AFB, Calif., and Castle AFB, Calif.
2. August 1985 - July 1992, training flight instructor navigator; Chief, Navigator Training Division; and wing executive officer, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
3. August 1992 - August 1995, instructor; assistant chief of operations; course director; assistant professor of military art and science, and executive officer to the Commandant of Cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
4. September 1995 - November 1997, Chief, Operations Watch Team; Chief of Staff of the Air Force operations briefer; Chief, CSAF Briefing Team; executive officer for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
5. December 1997 - October 1998, aide-de-camp, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
6. November 1998 - June 2000, Legislative Fellow, Office of Senator Joseph Lieberman, Washington, D.C.
7. July 2000 - July 2002, operations officer, 91st Air Refueling Squadron, and Commander, 310th Airlift Squadron, MacDill AFB, Fla.
8. August 2002 - June 2003, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. July 2003 - May 2005, Deputy and Chief, Programs and Legislative Division, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. June 2005 - June 2007, special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command, Mons, Belgium
11. June 2007 - September 2009, Commander, 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England
12. September 2009 - February 2010, special assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
13. March 2010 - March 2011, Director for Legislative Affairs, Office of Legislative Affairs, National Security Staff, Executive Office of the President, the White House, Washington, D.C.
14. April 2011 - present, Director of Air Force Services, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

1. June 2005 - June 2007, special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command, Mons, Belgium, as a colonel
2. March 2010 - present, Director for Legislative Affairs, Office of Legislative Affairs, National Security Staff, Executive Office of the President, the White House, Washington, D.C., as a brigadier general

Rating: Master navigator
Flight hours: 2,400
Aircraft flown: KC-135A/R, CT-43A and EC-135N

Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with two oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with oak leaf cluster

Second Lieutenant May 30, 1984
First Lieutenant May 30, 1986
Captain May 30, 1988
Major April 1, 1996
Lieutenant Colonel April 1, 2000
Colonel Aug. 1, 2004
Brigadier General Sept. 3, 2009

(Current as of April 2011)


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