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The Deputy Adjutant General
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Carolyn J. Protzmann

Carolyn J. Protzmann, Brigadier General

Deputy Adjutant General

Brigadier General Carolyn J. Protzmann was appointed as the Deputy Adjutant General on 3 June 2011. The Deputy Adjutant General assumes full responsibility for the Adjutant General's Department in the absence of the Adjutant General. The Deputy Adjutant General serves as principal liaison to senior military officials, various state and federal officials, the legislature, local governments, and community groups. The Deputy Adjutant General also provides overall guidance and direction for state operations including business administration, facilities management, and the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery.

EDUCATION:

1977 Bachelor of science degree in business administration, University Of New Hampshire
1983 Squadron Officer, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
1992 Air Command and Staff College, correspondence
1994 Air War College, seminar

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. February 1979 – July 1979, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 375th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Scott AFB, Illinois
  2. July 1979 – August 1981, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 87th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan
  3. September 1981 – August 1984, Wing Plans Officer, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing, RAF Bentwaters, England
  4. December 1984 – April 1987, Services Officer, 157th Air Refueling Group, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  5. April 1987 – November 1988, Logistics Plans Officer, 157th Air Refueling Group, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  6. December 1988 – April 1992, Chief Personnel Officer, 157th Air Refueling Group, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  7. April 1992 – April 2001, Support Group Commander, 157th Air Refueling Group, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  8. April 2001 – July 2009, Vice Wing Commander, 157th Air Refueling Wing, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  9. July 2009 – December 2009, Chief of Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, New Hampshire National Guard, State Military Reservation, Concord, New Hampshire
  10. December 2009 – May 2011, Vice Wing Commander, 157th Air Refueling Wing, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire
  11. May 2011 – Present, Commander, New Hampshire Air National Guard, State Military Reservation, Concord, New Hampshire

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with Two Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal (with Two Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with One Silver and Three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal (with One Bronze Star)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon Short Tour
Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon Long Tour
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border)
Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon (with One Silver and Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and "M" Device and "2")
Air Force Training Ribbon
New Hampshire National Guard Commendation Medal
New Hampshire National Guard State Service Ribbon
New Hampshire National Guard Service Bar with State Seal
Louisiana Emergency Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant, February 1, 1979
First Lieutenant, February 2, 1981
Captain, February 2, 1983
Major, April 2, 1989
Lieutenant Colonel, February 17, 1993
Colonel, April 8, 2001
Brigadier General, May 17, 2011

 
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