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MAJOR GENERAL LINDA M. MARSH

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Maj. Gen. Linda M. Marsh serves as the Deputy Director, Logistics Operations, Logistics Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. As the Deputy Director, Logistics Operations, she integrates logistics planning and execution in support of global operations and assists the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in fulfilling his responsibilities as the principal military adviser to the President and the Secretary of Defense.

General Marsh was commissioned in 1987 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. She served seven years on active duty and two years in the Air National Guard prior to joining the Air Force Reserve. She has served in leadership positions at numbered Air Force, Air Force major command, headquarters Air Force and combatant command levels leading logistics, acquisition, research and test operations. General Marsh has deployed supporting operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Joint Forge.

Prior to her current position, General Marsh was the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

EDUCATION
1987 Bachelor of Liberal Arts in mathematics, University of St. Thomas, Minn.
1992 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2007 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 Masters of Science in strategic studies, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2012 Logistics Executive Development Seminar, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2013 Enterprise Perspective Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates Seminar, Washington, D.C.
2015 The Middle East and South Asia Political-Economic Conflict Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates Seminar, Washington, D.C.
2015 LOGTECH Executive Course, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2016 Capstone Fellowship, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. January1988 – March 1988, student, Transportation Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2. March 1988 – November 1989, Vehicle Operations Officer, 317th Transportation Squadron, Pope, AFB, N.C.
3. November 1989 – May 1991, Air Terminal Operations Center Duty Officer, 603rd Aerial Port Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan
4. May 1991 – June 1992, Chief, Passenger Services, 603rd Aerial Port Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan
5. June 1992 – July 1993, Chief, Transportation, 100th Consolidated Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Mildenhall AB, England
6. July 1993 – January 1995, Commander, 603rd Materiel Flight with Duty at 3rd Air Force, Mildenhall AB, United Kingdom
7. January 1995 – April 1996, Obligated Reserve Section, Lowry AFB, Colo.
8. April 1996 – February 1999, Operations Officer, 133rd Aerial Port Squadron, Minnesota ANG
9. February 1999 – January 2002, individual mobilization augmentee to Chief of Personal Property and Passenger Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
10. January 2002 – June 2004, Chief, Passenger Policy and Readiness Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
11. June 2004 – May 2007, Chief, Air Branch, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
12. May 2007 – April 2008, Deputy Chief, Mobility Division, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
13. April 2008 – October 2009, Assistant Director, Logistics Directorate, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
14. October 2009 – June 2012, senior individual mobilization augmentee to the Director of Resource Integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
15. June 2012 – July 2015, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill AFB, Utah
16. July 2015 – January 2017, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
17. January 2017 – May 2018, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
18. May 2018 - January 2019, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
19. January 2019 – present, Deputy Director, Logistics Operations, Logistics Directorate, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1998 - January 1999, Joint Movement Center Officer, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Patch Barracks, Germany, as a major
2.June 2004 - May 2007, Chief, Air Branch, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla., as a lieutenant colonel
3. November 2005 - February 2006, Chief, Air Branch, Combined Forward Headquarters, U.S. Central Command, Camp As Saliyah, Qatar, as a lieutenant colonel
4. May 2007 - April 2008, Deputy Chief, Mobility Division, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla., as a lieutenant colonel and colonel
5. April 2008 - October 2009, Assistant Director, Logistics Directorate, Headquarters U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla., as a colonel
6. January 2019 - present, Deputy Director, Logistics Operations, Logistics Directorate, Joint Staff, Arlington, Va., as a major general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Medal Joint Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Small Arms Expert Marksman

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant September 13, 1987
First Lieutenant September 13, 1989
Captain September 13, 1991
Major December 14, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel September 4, 2003
Colonel December 1, 2007
Brigadier General March 26, 2015
Major General December 12, 2018


(Current as of February 2019)


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