Assistant Adjutant General Air


Brigadier General Peter R. Schneider

­­­­Brigadier General Peter R. Schneider is presently assigned as the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks, New Orleans, Louisiana. As the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, he assists the Adjutant General in formulating, developing, and coordinating programs, policies and plans for the entire Louisiana Air National Guard.

General Schneider began his military career by enlisting in the 159th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron as an Aircraft Electrical Systems Specialist in July 1984.  He received his commission from the Air National Guard’s Academy of Military Science in December 1991.  He served in various staff positions throughout the Louisiana Army and Air National Guard, giving him extensive knowledge and capabilities at the joint level. General Schneider has commanded at the flight, squadron and group level. He is an Aircraft Maintenance and Munitions senior level officer, having represented the F-15 weapons system council maintenance chair and several advisory boards. General Schneider commanded task forces comprised of Airmen and Soldiers during statewide emergencies.

 

EDUCATION:

1990 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of New Orleans

1998 Squadron Officer School, Correspondence

2003 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence

2007 Air War College, Correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. May 1984 – October 1991, Aircraft Electrical Systems Specialist, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana
  2. October 1991 – April 1996, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  3. May 1996 – October 1999, Services Flight Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  4. November 1999 – April 2000, Logistics Support Flight Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  5. May 2000 – February 2005, Counterdrug Coordinator, Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks, Louisiana
  6. March 2005 – May 2007, State Public Affairs Officer, Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks, Louisiana
  7. June 2007 – April 2008, Executive Officer, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  8. May 2008 – November 2008, Maintenance Group Deputy Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  9. December 2008 – October 2014, Maintenance Group Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Louisiana
  10. November 2014 – April 2016, State Public Affairs Officer, Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks, Louisiana
  11. November 2014 – May 2016 Chief of Staff, Louisiana Air National Guard, Jackson Barracks, Louisiana.
  12. May 2016 – Present, Assistant Adjutant General Air, Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks, Louisiana

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Meritorious Service Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with one device

Air Force Achievement Medal

Army Achievement Medal

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 3 oak leaf clusters

Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with two devices

Air Force Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with two devices

National Defense Service Medal with one device

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Armed Forces Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal

Air Force Longevity Service Award with 7 devices

Air Force Training Ribbon

Louisiana Legion of Merit with 3 devices

Louisiana Cross of Merit

Louisiana War Cross

Louisiana Emergency Service Ribbon

Louisiana Counterdrug Task force Service Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant 3 October 1991

First Lieutenant 19 November 1993

Captain 7 December 1995

Major 9 December 1999

Lieutenant Colonel 11 December 2003

Colonel 10 March 2010

Brigadier General 2 May 2016

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