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Major General William N. Reddell, III

Major General William N. Reddel

The Adjutant General, New Hampshire

Major General William N. Reddel III assumed duties as The Adjutant General, New Hampshire on May 20, 2009. General Reddel serves as Military Chief of Staff to the Governor and is the Executive Head of the Adjutant General's Department. As Adjutant General, he oversees all aspects of the Adjutant General's Department, which includes Army and Air National Guard and the New Hampshire Veteran's Cemetery.

General Reddel received a commission through the Academy of Military Science in June 1980. In 1981, he graduated from Undergraduate Pilot Training at Reese Air Force Base, Texas and Combat Crew Training School at Castle Air Force Base, California. He has served in various pilot positions and was Commander, 157th Aircraft Generation Squadron and 133rd Air Refueling Squadron. He has accumulated more than 5,000 flying hours operating a variety of military aircraft.

EDUCATION:

1979 Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Associate in Science Aviation, Psychology Minor, Nathaniel Hawthorne College, New Hampshire
2003 Air War College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. June 1980 - August 1981, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Reese Air Force Base, Texas
  2. August 1981 - December 1981, Student, Combat Crew Training, KC-135A, Castle Air Force Base, California
  3. December 1981 - July 1985, Copilot, 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire
  4. July 1985 - June 1993, Aircraft Commander, 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire
  5. June 1993 - April 1996, Instructor Pilot, 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  6. April 1996 - May 2000, Commander/Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 157th Aircraft Generation Squadron, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  7. May 2000 - January 2004, Commander, 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  8. January 2004 - January 2007, Director of Operations, Joint Force Headquarters-New Hampshire, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Concord, New Hampshire
  9. January 2007 - May 2009, Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters-New Hampshire, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Concord, New Hampshire
  10. May 2009 - Present, Adjutant General, New Hampshire National Guard, Concord, New Hampshire
FLIGHT INFORMATION:

Rating: Command Pilot
Flight hours: 5,000+
Aircraft flown: T-37, T-38, KC-135A/E/R

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Air Force Commendation Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with "V" device, 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Combat Readiness Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border)
Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass, "M" Device and Numeral 3)
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait)
New Hampshire National Guard Commendation Medal 
New Hampshire National Guard Service Ribbon with state seal
Louisiana Emergency Service Ribbon

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

Air Force Association Life Member
National Guard Association of the United States Life Member
Mobility Air Force (MAF) Task Force Chairman for National Guard Association of the US

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant, 5 June 1980
First Lieutenant, 29 October 1982
Captain, 26 February 1985
Major, 9 April 1989
Lieutenant Colonel, 17 February 1998
Colonel, 27 February 2004
Brigadier General, 29 February 2008
Major General, 5 August 2010

 
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