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Maj. Gen. Hubert C. Hegtvedt is the Deputy to the Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. He assists the Chief of Air Force Reserve who serves as the principal adviser on Reserve matters to the Secretary of the Air Force and Air Force Chief of Staff. He facilitates matters pertaining to the oversight of Air Force Reserve appropriations for personnel, operations and maintenance, and construction programs for a force of more than 70,000 personnel. As deputy, he often represents the Chief with other Air Staff agencies in the formulation and development of plans, policies and programs affecting the Air Force Reserve. Maj. Gen. Hegtvedt assists the Chief in developing the organizational architecture of the Air Force Reserve in accordance with wartime requirements and budget realities. During mobilization, he advises Air Force officials on capabilities and issues related to mobilization of the Air Force Reserve to plans and policies for recall.

Maj. Gen. Hegtvedt is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a degree in Industrial Technology and Manufacturing Engineering. He was commissioned in the active duty Air Force in 1988 through Officer Training School and transitioned to the Air Force Reserve in 1998. He served as a T-37 Tweet first assignment instructor pilot, followed by operational assignments in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and A-10 Thunderbolt II, as well as serving on the headquarters Air Force Reserve Command staff and the Joint Staff. Maj. Gen. Hegtvedt is a command pilot with more than 4,100 hours of flying time, which includes combat time in support of operations Deliberate Guard, Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Prior to his current assignment, Maj. Gen. Hegtvedt was the Deputy Director for Global Policy and Partnerships, the Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.

1987 Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie
1994 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1997 Master of Aeronautical Science Technology, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla., by correspondence
2002 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell, Ala., by correspondence
2007 Air War College, Montgomery, Ala., by correspondence
2014 Enterprise Leadership Program, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2015 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2019 Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1. November 1988-December 1989, Student, undergraduate pilot training, Vance Air Force Base, Okla.
2. March 1990-June 1990, Student, pilot Instructor training, Randolph AFB, Texas
3. July 1990-August 1994, T-37 Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander, Vance AFB, Okla.
4. August 1994-October 1994, Student, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Columbus AFB, Miss.
5. October 1994-June 1995, F-16 Replacement Training Unit, Luke AFB, Ariz.
6. July 1995-July 1996, F-16 Fighter Pilot, 80th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea
7. August 1996-August 1998, Chief of Life Support, 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy
8. August 1998-September 2004, Alert Force Commander, F-16 Flight Examiner, Flight Commander, 457th Fighter Squadron, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Texas
9. October 2004-June 2006, Director of Operations, 457th Fighter Squadron, Naval Air Station JRB, Texas
10. July 2006-December 2006, Deputy Commander, 301st Operations Group, Naval Air Station JRB, Texas
11. December 2006-September 2007, Air Force Reserve Command Chief of F-22 Program Integration Office, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
12. October 2007-October 2010, Commander, 302nd Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
13. October 2010-September 2011, Executive Officer to the Chief Of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., and Robins AFB, Ga.
14. October 2011-April 2013, Chief, Programs Division, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.
15. April 2013- November 2015, Commander, 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
16. November 2015-April 2017, Reserve Vice Director J7, Joint Force Development Directorate, Suffolk, Va.
17. April 2017-June 2019, Deputy Director for Global Policy and Partnerships, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
18. June 2019-present, Deputy to the Chief of Air Force Reserve, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

1. November 2015-April 2017, Reserve Vice Director J7, Joint Force Development Directorate, Suffolk, Va., as a brigadier general
2. April 2017–June 2019, Deputy Director for Global Policy and Partnerships, J5, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a major general

Rating:  command pilot
Flight time:  more than 4,100 hours
Aircraft flown:  T-37, T-38, F-16C/D, F-22A and A-10C

Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit Meritorious Service Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

Second Lieutenant Nov. 22, 1988
First Lieutenant Nov. 22, 1990
Captain Nov. 22, 1992
Major June 2, 2000
Lieutenant Colonel Aug. 18, 2005
Colonel Sept. 1, 2010
Brigadier General April 11, 2015
Major General Dec. 20, 2017

(Current as of November 2019)


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