Major General
Hugh T. Broomall



Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard

Major General Hugh T. Broomall is the Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard.
He is responsible for strategy development, state and federal liaison, inter-agency coordination,
and special studies supporting the one hundred and six thousand Air National Guard members
nationwide.

General Broomall was commissioned in November 1974 through the Academy of Military
Science, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base. Prior to receiving his commission, General
Broomall served as an enlisted member in the
Delaware Air National Guard. Following his
commissioning, General Broomall attended the Department of Defense Armed Forces Intelligence
Officer Course at Lowry Air Force Base and upon graduation was assigned as Air Intelligence
Officer. During that assignment, he attended the United States Air Force Intelligence Service
Soviet Military Power Training, United States Air Force Tactical Air Warfare Training, Battle
Staff Management, Special Operations School, and Latin American Orientation. He deployed
worldwide in support of exercises and contingencies. General Broomall was designated the
Military Airlift command’s Intelligence Officer of the Year.

General Broomall has commanded the 166th Support Group, Delaware Air National Guard,
where he was responsible for all matters relating to civil engineering, personnel, services,
security and communications. In 1997, General Broomall was selected by Delaware’s Senator
William V. Roth to serve as a member of the Congressional Fellowship Program. He served in
this capacity from January to November 1997. As a congressional fellow he served as a primary
military staff officer supporting the United States Senate North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Observer Group. General Broomall served as the National Guard Bureau United States Property
and Fiscal Officer for Delaware. In this role, he served as the senior federal officer responsible for
all federal facilities, transportation, comptroller, contracting, and all federal funding with
accountability to the Chief National Guard Bureau. Prior to his current assignment, General
Broomall served as the Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Delaware National Guard and was also
dual-hatted as (A-4), Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard.


EDUCATION:

1985 Wilmington University, Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Wilmington, Delaware
1996 Wilmington University, Master of Science, Public Administration, Wilmington, Delaware
1996 Wilmington University, Master of Science, Human Resource Management, Wilmington,
Delaware
1999 United States Army War College, Resident Course, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
2009 George C. Marshall Center, Senior Executive Seminar, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
2009 Harvard Kennedy School, Senior Executives in National and International Security,
Boston, Massachusetts

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. November 1974 - February 1975, Communication Manager, 166th Communications Flight,
Delaware Air National Guard, New Castle, Delaware
2. February 1975 - July 1975, Student, Armed Forces Air Intelligence Training Center, Lowery
Air Force Base, Colorado
3. July 1975 - May 1990, Intelligence Officer, 166th Tactical Airlift Group, Delaware Air National
Guard, New Castle, Delaware
4. May 1990 - October 1992, Deputy Commander for Support, 166th Tactical Airlift Group,
Delaware Air National Guard, New Castle, Delaware
5. October 1992 - January 1997, Commander, 166th Support Group, Delaware Air National
Guard, New Castle, Delaware
6. January 1997 - October 1997, Military Fellow, United States Senate, Washington, District of
Columbia
7. October 1997 - July 1998, Commander, 166th Support Group, Delaware Air National Guard,
New Castle, Delaware
8. July 1998 - June 1999, Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks,
Pennsylvania
9. June 1999 - October 2000, Commander, 166th Support Group, Delaware Air National Guard,
New Castle, Delaware
10. October 2000 - November 2000, Assistant United States Property and Fiscal Affairs Officer-
Delaware, National Guard Bureau, New Castle, Delaware
11. November 2000 - May 2004, United States Property and Fiscal Affairs Officer-Delaware,
National Guard Bureau, New Castle, Delaware
12. May 2004 - August 2010, Assistant Adjutant General - Air, Delaware National Guard,
Headquarters, Delaware Air National Guard, New Castle, Delaware
13. August 2010 - Present, Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard, Arlington,
Virginia; dual-hatted, August 2009 – Present, (A-4), Assistant to the Director, Air National
Guard, Arlington, Virginia

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 1 Gold Hourglass and 1 Bronze Hourglass)
Air Force Training Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Delaware National Guard Conspicuous Service Cross (with 2 Gold Stars)
Delaware National Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Delaware National Guard Medal for Military Merit (with Bronze Numeral 5)
Delaware National Guard National Defense Service Ribbon (with Bronze Numeral 2)
Delaware National Guard Medal for Service in Aid to Civil Authority (with Bronze Numeral 5)

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant 21 November 1974
First Lieutenant 13 March 1977
Captain 20 May 1979
Major 7 June 1983
Lieutenant Colonel 20 June 1990
Colonel 30 July 1999
Brigadier General 8 October 2004
Major General 15 August 2010





(Current as of October 2010)
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