Assistant Adjutant General Air


Brigadier General Charles Chappuis

Brigadier General (Dr) Charles Chappuis is the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Joint Force Headquarters, Louisiana National Guard. He is responsible for the formulation of policy pertaining to administration and training of over 1,500 Louisiana Air National Guardsmen and initiates plans and directives assuring uniform application and compliance throughout all Louisiana Air National Guard units. General Chappuis serves as principle advisor to The Adjutant General on matters pertaining to the Louisiana Air National Guard.

General Chappuis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and a Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine.

General Chappuis received a direct commission in the Louisiana Air National Guard in 1998 serving as Flight Surgeon in the 159th Medical Squadron. He has served as Chief of Clinical Services, Commander of the 159th Medical Group, State Surgeon, and State Air Surgeon, Louisiana National Guard. General Chappuis also served four tours in the CENTCOM AOR in support of Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. After leading the 159th Medical Group in the relief effort at the Louisiana Superdome following Hurricane Katrina, he served as Medical Commander, Joint Task Force Belle Chasse as well as Commander of the EMEDS + 25 deployed to NAS/JRB, Belle Chasse caring for all military forces stationed in the area following Hurricane Katrina. He currently holds the academic rank of Professor of Clinical Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine and is Chief of Surgery and Associate Medical Director at University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette, Louisiana.

General Chappuis resides in Sunset, Louisiana. He is married to the former Cynthia Glass of New Orleans and is the father of two daughters: Courtney and Catherine

Current as of May 15, 2014

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