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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