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MAJOR GENERAL ANDREA D. TULLOS

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Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos is the Commander of Second Air Force, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi. She is responsible for the development, oversight and direction of all operational aspects of basic military training, initial skills training and advanced technical training for the Air Force enlisted force, non-rated operations and support officers. Second Air Force delivers more than 3,400 courses spanning more than 265 Air Force Specialties and graduates 150,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international students annually. The command includes five training wings at Keesler AFB; Sheppard and Goodfellow AFB, Texas; Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; a training group at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., and a network of 80 training detachments and operating locations around the world. Second Air Force also oversees all Airmen in the Joint Expeditionary Tasking/Individual Augmentee training pipeline at several Army training sites across the country.

Maj. Gen. Tullos entered the Air Force in 1991 and received her commission through Officer Training School as a distinguished graduate. She is a career security forces officer and has previously served as a staff officer at the combatant command, Joint Staff, Air Staff and major command levels, to include duties as the Chief of Antiterrorism and Critical Infrastructure Protection Division, Operations Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, and Chief of the Arabian Peninsula and Iraq Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate on the Joint Staff. She has completed multiple squadron command tours, a mission support group command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and an air base wing command at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. Prior to this assignment, Maj. Gen. Tullos was the Director of Security Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.

EDUCATION
1991 Bachelor of Arts, Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
1997 Master of Arts, Sociology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1998 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1999 Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Session 198, Quantico, Va.
2004 National Defense Fellow, Office of the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
2010 National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
2010 Master of Arts, National Security Strategy, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. February 1992–July 1993, Executive Officer to the Commander, 45th Support Group, and Wing Protocol Officer, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
2. September 1993–August 1996, Flight Commander, Convoy Commander, Squadron Section Commander, 377th Security Forces Squadron, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
3. September 1996–December 1997, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Civilian Education Program, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.
4. December 1997–March 2000, Chief of Current Operations Branch, Operations Division, Security Forces Directorate, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB, Va.
5. March 2000–March 2001, Operations Officer, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Southwest Asia
6. April 2001–July 2002, Chief of Congressional Activities Branch, Directorate of Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
7. July 2002–July 2003, Aide-De-Camp to the Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
8. July 2003–May 2004, National Defense Fellow, Intermediate Developmental Education Fellowship, Office of the Foreign Policy Advisor, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
9. June 2004–May 2005, Commander, 568th Security Forces Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
10. May 2005–June 2006, Commander, 435th Security Forces Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
11. July 2006–May 2008, Deputy Division Chief and Policy Planner, Iraq Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
12. June 2008–June 2009, Commander, 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Southwest Asia
13. July 2009–June 2010, Student, National War College, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
14. June 2010–July 2011, Chief, Antiterrorism and Critical Infrastructure Protection Division, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii
15. July 2011–July 2013, Commander, 55th Mission Support Group, Offutt AFB, Neb.
16. July 2013–May 2014, Chief, Arabian Peninsula and Iraq Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
17. May 2014–June 2016, Commander, 42nd Air Base Wing, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
18. July 2016–August 2019, Director of Security Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
19. August 2019–present, Commander, Second Air Force, Keesler AFB, Miss.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 2006–May 2008, Deputy Division Chief and Policy Planner, Iraq Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a major and lieutenant colonel
2. June 2010–July 2011, Chief, Antiterrorism and Critical Infrastructure Protection Division, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, as a colonel
3. July 2013–May 2014, Chief, Arabian Peninsula and Iraq Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a colonel

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1992 Officer Training School, Distinguished Graduate
1992 Officer Training School, Dick Scobee Leadership Award
1996 Air Force Materiel Command Lance P. Sijan Award Nominee
2003-2008 Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations
2010 Brig. Gen. Sardo Excellence in Writing Award, National War College

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Feb. 12, 1992
First Lieutenant Feb. 12, 1994
Captain Feb. 12, 1996
Major Oct. 1, 2002
Lieutenant Colonel Dec. 1, 2006
Colonel Oct. 1, 2010
Brigadier General Aug. 2, 2016
Major General Oct. 4, 2019

(Current as of October 2019)

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