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BRIGADIER GENERAL MARK D. STILLWAGON

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Brig. Gen. Mark D. Stillwagon is Assistant Director of Intelligence, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.

General Stillwagon assists leading the Joint Intelligence Operations Center-Europe, which directs the development and execution of all Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance capabilities supporting U.S. interests and regional alliances in the 51-nation European Command Area of Responsibility.

General Stillwagon was commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduating Officer Training School in 1985. He has served in various operational and staff assignments at the squadron, wing, center, major command, CSA, and joint levels while on active duty and as a member of the Air National Guard and United States Air Force Reserve. Deployments include Venezuela as part of a cooperative Combat Search and Rescue training effort and Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in support of Operation Northern Watch. In the wake of Sept. 11, the general was mobilized to the Joint Staff to direct targeting and battle damage assessment activities. In his most recent assignment, he was Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

EDUCATION
1984 Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1989 Squadron Officers School, by correspondence
1992 Master of Public Administration degree, California State University, Carson, Calif.
1998 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2003 Air War College, by correspondence
2012 U.S. Air Force Leadership Enhancement Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2014 AFSO-21 Executive Leadership Course, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2014 Senior Leader Orientation Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

ASSIGNMENTS

1. August 1985 - March 1986, Student, Armed Forces Air Intelligence Technical Training Center, Lowry Air Force Base, Colo.
2. March 1986 - August 1987, Chief, Target Processing Branch, 416th Bombardment Wing (Hvy), Griffiss Air Force Base, N.Y.
3. August 1987 - December 1989, Assistant Chief, Target Intelligence Branch, 416th Bombardment Wing (Hvy), Griffiss AFB, N.Y.
4. January 1990 - March 1991, Foreign Space Analyst, Headquarters Space Systems Division, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
5. March 1991 - June 1991, Chief Operations Intelligence Branch, Headquarters Space Systems Division, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
6. June 1991 - June 1992, Assistant Chief, Intelligence Support Division, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
7. June 1992 - December 1992, Chief, Intelligence Support Division, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
8. January 1993 - June 1996, Assistant Director of Intelligence, 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif.
9. July 1996 - September 1998, Director of Intelligence, 305th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. (May-Jul 1997. Chief of Intelligence, 939 RQW Deployed, Incirlik AB Turkey)
10. October 1998 - November 1999, Eurasia Analyst, National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
11. November 1999 - September 2001, Assistant Deputy Director for Intelligence, National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
12. October 2001 - September 2002, Chief, Crisis Targeting and Battle Damage Assessment Cell (Operation Enduring Freedom), Joint Staff Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. October 2002 - May 2004, Deputy Director for Intelligence, National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
14. May 2004 - May 2005, Director of Operations, Joint Reserve Intelligence Unit, Joint Staff Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
15. May 2005 - May 2006, Deputy Commander, Joint Reserve Intelligence Unit, Joint Staff Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
16. June 2006 - June 2008, Director, Reserve ISR Forces, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.
17. June 2008 - December 2009, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Commander, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
18. January 2010 – February 2014, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland AFB, Texas
19. February 2014 – present, Assistant Director of Intelligence, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1998 - November 1999, Eurasia Analyst, National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a major
2. November 1999 - September 2001, Assistant Deputy Director for Intelligence, National Military Joint
Intelligence Center, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a major and lieutenant colonel
3. October 2001 - September 2002, Chief, Crisis Targeting and Battle Damage Assessment Cell (Operation Enduring Freedom), Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a lieutenant colonel
4. October 2002 - May 2004, Deputy Director for Intelligence, National Military Joint Intelligence Center, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a lieutenant colonel and colonel
5. May 2004 - May 2005, Director of Operations, Joint Reserve Intelligence Unit, Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a colonel
6. May 2005 - May 2006, Deputy Commander, Joint Reserve Intelligence Unit, Directorate for Intelligence, J2, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a colonel
7. February 2014 – present, Assistant Director of Intelligence, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, as a brigadier general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with "M" and hourglass devices

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant July 30, 1985
First Lieutenant July 30, 1987
Captain July 30, 1989
Major Aug. 5, 1995
Lieutenant Colonel Sept. 29, 2000
Colonel Feb. 6, 2004
Brigadier General Jan. 1, 2013

(Current as of April 2017)

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