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Gov. Pete RickettsNebraska State GovernorGov. Pete Ricketts
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Maj. Gen Daryl L. BohacThe Adjutant GeneralMaj. Gen Daryl L. Bohac
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Major General Daryl L. Bohac serves as the Adjutant General for the State of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. As the Adjutant General, he is the senior uniformed National Guard officer responsible for formulating, developing, and coordinating policies, programs and plans affecting more than 4,800 Army and Air National Guard personnel. Appointed by the Governor, General Bohac serves as a principal on the Governor’s Staff and is the Director of the Nebraska Military Department and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, respectively. As the Adjutant General, he commands the Nebraska Army and Air National Guard and serves as the state’s official channel of communication with the National Guard Bureau to the Departments of the Army and Air Force. Prior to his current assignment, General Bohac served as the Assistant Adjutant General of the Nebraska Air National Guard and the Deputy Adjutant General of the Nebraska Military Department.

General Bohac was commissioned in 1988 at the Air National Guard Academy of Military Science, McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tennessee. Prior to receiving his commission, General Bohac served as an enlisted member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve and of the Nebraska Air National Guard. General Bohac deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Senior Air Reserve Component Advisor for Air Force Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar from December 2008 to May 2009. He has also deployed in support of Operations Noble Eagle, Decisive Endeavor and Deliberate Guard.
  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 2 Bronze Oak
  • Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border)
  • Air Force Longevity Service Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Bronze Oak
  • Leaf Cluster)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass and 4 “M” Devices)
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
  • Air Force Training Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Nebraska National Guard Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Nebraska National Guard Homeland Defense Service Ribbon (with “M” Device)
  • Nebraska National Guard Emergency Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Nebraska National Guard Service Medal (with 30 year Device)
  • 1987 University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1991 University of Nebraska, Master of Arts, Psychology, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1994 University of Nebraska, Doctorate of Philosophy, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1996 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
  • 1999 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
  • 2005 Air War College, by correspondence
  • 2006 Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, by correspondence
  • 2006 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Ft.
  • Lesley J. McNair, Washington, District of Columbia
  • 2007 Joint Task Force Commander Course, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 2013 Dual Status Commanders Course, Colorado Springs, Colorad
  
Brig. Gen. Keith A. SchellAAG - Air BiographyBrig. Gen. Keith A. Schell
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Brigadier General Keith A. Schell is the Assistant Adjutant General - Air, Nebraska National Guard. In this capacity, he has the overall responsibility for the organization, training, and equipage of the 155th Air Refueling Wing in Lincoln, Nebraska and the 170th Group at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  He serves as the principal advisor to the Adjutant General on complex and sensitive issues in the areas of logistics, command and control, communications, manpower and personnel, and other support functions related to mission operations.

General Keith A. Schell began his career in June of 1981, enlisting in the Nebraska Air National Guard as a Photo Processor Specialist.  After graduating from the Academy of Military Science in December 1986, General Schell was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.  Following his graduation from undergraduate pilot training he attended RF-4C Replacement Training Unit in Boise, Idaho. Upon completion, General Schell was assigned as a RF-4C Aircraft Commander in the 173d Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. While in the squadron he served as Intelligence Officer. Following his upgrade to Instructor Pilot in the RF-4C, he was temporarily assigned to Torrejon Air Force Base, Madrid, Spain and later to Choo Won Air Base, South Korea where he instructed the Spanish and South Korean RF-4 pilots on the Navigational Weapons Delivery System. He converted to the KC-135R in June of 1994. General Schell served in various positions in the 173d Air Refueling Squadron, Air Refueling Wing, Lincoln, Nebraska, including the Flying Training Officer, Deputy Chief of Current Operations, Evaluator Pilot, Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, and as the Squadron Director of Operations. While in the squadron, General Schell served as the Air National Guard’s lead KC-135R Instructor Pilot in charge of the planning, development, and implementation of the Global Air Transportation Management System modification.  He was next assigned as the 155th Air Refueling Wing Executive Officer. From 2006 until May of 2012, he served as the 155th Maintenance Group Commander.  General Schell then served as the Wing Commander of the 155th Air Refueling Wing from June 2012 until August 2014.  Prior to his current assignment, General Schell served as Nebraska Air National Guard Chief of Staff.
  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Aerial Achievement Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Air Force Achievement Medal (with 3 devices)
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Meritorious Unit Award
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 10 devices)
  • Combat Readiness Medal (with 8 devices)
  • Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Serve Medal (with 1 device)
  • Air Force Recognition Ribbon
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 device)
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Kosovo Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Korean Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Humanitarian Service Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Air Force overseas Ribbon Short
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border (with 1 device)
  • Air Force Longevity Service (with 6 devices)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 2 devices)
  • Small Arms Expert marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle)
  • Air Force Training Ribbon (with 1 device)
  • NATO Medal
  • 1985 Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1993 Squadron Officers School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
  • 1997 Masters of Business Administration with emphasis in International Finance, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 2003 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
  • 2007 Air War College, by correspondence
  • 2012 Joint Task Force Commander’s Course, Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
  
Brig. Gen. Richard H. DahlmanBrig. Gen. Richard H. Dahlman
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Brig. Gen. Wendy JohnsonBrig. Gen. Wendy Johnson
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Mr. Bryan TumaMr. Bryan Tuma
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Col. Brett W. AndersenCol. Brett W. Andersen
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Col. Chris S. CollinsCoS, Joint Staff Biography Col. Chris S. Collins
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CW5 Teresa A. DomeierState Command Chief Warrant Officer
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CMSgt Douglas J. LierzState CCMSgt - Air BiographyCCMSgt Douglas J. Lierz
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Chief Master Sergeant Mark G. Forster is the Nebraska State Command Chief Master Sergeant, advising the Adjutant General and Assistant Adjutant General (Air) on quality-of-life issues and concerns of Nebraska Air National Guard Enlisted Airmen.

Chief Forster entered military service in August 1983. He was assigned to the 173rd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photo Processing and Interpretation Facility eventually becoming the Superintendent of Imagery Interpretation. In 1993, Chief Forster cross-trained to the In-Flight Refueling career field and was assigned as the Cargo Load Training Manager. He completed Instructor training in 1996 and was assigned as the Senior Boom Evaluator later that year. Chief Forster worked in Standards and Evaluations, 155th Operations Group until 2007. Chief Forster was briefly assigned to the flight scheduling office before assuming the 173rd ARS Program Manager position in June 2009 where he served as the Chief Boom until his appointment to State Command Chief in September 2012.
  • Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Device
  • Air Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 Devices
  • Air Force Achievement Medal with 2 Devices
  • Meritorious Unit Award
  • AF Outstanding Unit Award with 8 Devices
  • Combat Readiness Medal with 6 Devices
  • Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 8 Devices
  • National Defense Service Medal with 1 Device
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Kosovo Campaign Medal with 1 Device
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 1 Device
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • AF Overseas Ribbon—Short
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border and 2 Devices
  • AF Longevity Service with 5 Devices
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” Device and Silver Hour Glass Device
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with 1 Device
  • AF Training Ribbon
  • NATO Medal with 1 Device
  • Mississippi Emergency Service Medal
  • Nebraska National Guard Commendation Medal with 1 Dev
  • 2007 155th Operations Group SNCO of the Year
  • 2010 Induction—Alpha Chi National Honor Society
  • 2012 AMC 3500 Hours Mishap Free Flying Award
  • 1982 Diploma in Motorcycle Technology Southeast Community College - Lincoln, NE
  • 1984 Photo/Radar Imagery Interpretation Specialist Course, Lowery AFB, CO
  • 1986 Airman Leadership School—Correspondence
  • 1986 Warsaw Pact Equipment—Advanced Identification Course, Bergstrom AFB, TX
  • 1986 A.A.S.– Intelligence and Imagery Analysis Community College of the Air Force - Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 1987 Management Techniques Course - Correspondence
  • 1988 NATO Forces Equipment - Advanced Identification Course, Bergstrom AFB, TX
  • 1990 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy - Correspondence
  • 1992 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (Phase 1), McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN
  • 1993 Combat Crew Training School, Castle AFB, CA
  • 1993 Combat/Water Survival Training, Fairchild AFB WA
  • 1994 Emergency War Order Operations Training, Forbes ANGB, KS
  • 1996 USAF Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy - Correspondence
  • 1996 Central Flight Instructor Course, Altus AFB, OK
  • 2000 Pacer CRAG Initial Cadre Qualification, McConnell AFB, KS
  • 2001 A.A.S.– Aviation Operations Community College of the Air Force - Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 2010 Bachelor of Applied Science - Business Management, Peru State College, Peru NE.
  • 2011 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force - Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 2011 ANG Chief’s Executive Course - Andrews AFB, VA
  • 2012 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course—Correspondence
  • 2012 ANG Command Chief Orientation Course - Lackland AFB, TX
  • 2012 Master of Applied Science - Operations Management, Peru State College, Peru NE.
  
CSM Marty L. BakerCSM Marty L. BakerState Command Sergeant Major - Army
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