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MAJOR GENERAL BRAD M. SULLIVAN

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Maj. Gen. Brad M. Sullivan is the Deputy Director for Operations, Operations Team One, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center. General Sullivan leads a Joint Staff team conducting worldwide monitoring, crisis action, strategic nuclear and current operational watch functions.

General Sullivan earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1990. A command pilot with more than 4,200 flying hours, including combat time in Afghanistan and Iraq, General Sullivan is a recipient of the General Carlton Award for Valor. He has commanded at the squadron, group, expeditionary group and expeditionary wing level.

EDUCATION
1990 Bachelor of Science in Management, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
1994 Honors Graduate, Masters of Management, Webster University, Mo.
2003 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2004 Distinguished Graduate, Masters of Science in Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2005 Master of Airpower Art and Science, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 Air War College, by correspondence
2010 Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2011 Senior Course, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College, Rome
2012 Leadership Enhancement Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 1990 - June 1991, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Williams AFB, Ariz.
2. September 1991 - September 1994, C-17 Acquisition Program Manager, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
3. September 1994 - February 1998, C-130 Aircraft Commander, 52nd Airlift Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga.
4. February 1998 - June 2001, MC-130H Evaluator Pilot, 15th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
5. July 2001 - August 2003, Wing Executive Officer, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
6. August 2003 - June 2004, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. June 2004 - July 2005, Student, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. July 2005 - June 2007, Operations Officer, 7th Special Operations Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, U.K.
9. June 2007 - November 2008, Commander, 7th Special Operations Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, U.K.
10. November 2008 - December 2010, Division Chief, Joint Air Operations, Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
11. February 2011 - August 2011, Student, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College, Rome
12. August 2011 - April 2013, Commander, 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
13. April 2013 - April 2014, Commander, 1st Expeditionary Special Operations Wing, Bagram AB, Afghanistan
14. May 2014 - November 2014, Special Assistant to the Commander, Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
15. November 2014 - August 2015, Fixed Wing Assessment Director, U.S. Special Operations Command MacDill AFB, Fla.
16. July 2015 – June 2017, Director, Intelligence and Information, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
17. July 2017 – present, Deputy Director for Operations, Operations Team One, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. November 2007 - February 2008, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, Balad, Iraq, as a lieutenant colonel
2. November 2008 - December 2010, Division Chief, Joint Air Operations (J3), U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Fla., as a colonel
3. March 2013 - March 2014, Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, Bagram, Afghanistan, as a colonel
4. March 2014 - July 2015, Fixed Wing Assessment Director (J8), U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Fla., as a colonel
5. July 2015 – June 2017, Director of Intelligence and Information (J2), North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson AFB, Colo., as a brigadier general
6. July 2017 – present, Deputy Director for Operations (J3), Operations Team One, National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a brigadier and major general

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: command pilot
Flight Hours: 4,266 hours
Aircraft flown: MC-130H and C-130E

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor Device and oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Combat Action Medal

OTHER NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS
2002 General P.K. Carlton Award for Valor
Canadian Meritorious Service Medal Recipient

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 30, 1990
First Lieutenant May 30, 1992
Captain May 30, 1994
Major July 1, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 2005
Colonel Sept. 1, 2009
Brigadier General July 24, 2015
Major General September 2, 2018

(Current as of October 2018)

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