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MARC H. SASSEVILLE
Brigadier General, 113th Wing
Commander

Brigadier General Marc H. SassevilleBrig. Gen. Marc H. Sasseville is the Commander, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews Air Force Base, Md. He is responsible for over 1200 personnel in support of both F-16 (Air Combat Command) fighter and C-38 and C-40 VIP airlift (Air Mobility Command) aircraft missions. The Wing provides command, control, and oversight of two flying units, an air sovereignty detachment, and several supporting units. The Wing consists of the 113th Operations Group, operating the F-16C aircraft and the Aerospace Control Alert Detachment responsible for the air defense of the Nation's Capital Region, the 201st Airlift Squadron operating C-40 and C-38 aircraft, as well as the 113th Maintenance Group, the 113th Mission Support Group, and the 113th Medical Group.

General Sasseville graduated the United States Air Force Academy in 1985, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs. Following pilot training and F16 replacement unit training, he served in various operational units in USAFE, TAC/ACC, and PACAF. After his last active duty assignment in the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, he joined the District of Columbia Air National Guard as a traditional guardsman. He deployed as Commander, 410th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, during major combat operations of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. A graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School, he has more than 3000 hours in the F16. He has held squadron and group command, and prior to his current assignment, General Sasseville served as Deputy Director of Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, Pentagon.

EDUCATION:

  • 1985 Bachelor of Science Degree in International Affairs, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado
  • 1996 Master of Arts in Aeronautical Science Technology, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida
  • 2004 Air War College, correspondence
  • 2006 Advanced Joint PME (RC), Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia
  • 2007 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Arlington, Virginia
  • 2009 Joint Task Force Commander's Course, Peterson AFB, Colorado
  • 2012 Fellow, National Security Studies Program, Syracuse University, N.Y.

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. 1985 - 1986, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Mississippi
  2. 1986 - 1987, F-16 Replacement Training Unit, MacDill AFB, Florida Guard
  3. 1987 - 1989, Programmer, 613th Fighter Squadron, 401st Tactical Fighter Wing, Torrejon Air Base, Spain
  4. 1989 - 1992, Chief of Squadron Weapons, 309th Fighter Squadron, 31stTactical Fighter Wing, Homestead AFB, Florida
  5. 1992 - 1995, Flight Commander, 13th Fighter Squadron, and Chief of Standardizations and Evaluations, 35th Operations Group, Misawa Air Base, Japan
  6. 1995 - 1997, Chief, Wing Weapons, 57th Operational Support Squadron, 57th Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada
  7. 1997 - 1998, Assistant Director of Operations, 80th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, ROK
  8. 1998 - 1999, Program Manager1 F-22 Core Pilot, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada
  9. 1999 - 2000, Chief of Weapons, 113th Operational Support Flight, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Maryland
  10. 2000 - 2002, Director of Operations, 121st Fighter Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Maryland
  11. 2002 - 2005, Commander, 121st Fighter Squadron, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Maryland
  12. 2005 - 2008, Commander, 113th Operations Group, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Maryland
  13. 2008 - 2010, Vice Commander, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, Andrews AFB, Maryland
  14. 2010 - 2012, Deputy Director for Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Reserve Affairs, Pentagon
  15. 2012 - Present, Commander, 113th Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

  • Bronze Star
  • Meritorious Service Medal (4 devices)FONT>
  • Air Medal (1 device)
  • Aerial Achievement Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device (6 devices)
  • Army Superior Unit Award
  • Combat Readiness Medal (9 devices)
  • National Defense Service Medal (1 device)
  • Iraq Campaign Ribbon
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Korean Defense Service Medal
  • AF Overseas Ribbon Short
  • AF Overseas Ribbon Long
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
  • AF Longevity Service (6 devices)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 'M' Devices
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (1 device)
  • AF Training Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:

  • Second Lieutenant 29 May 1985
  • First Lieutenant 29 May 1987
  • Captain 29 May 1989
  • Major 01 January 1997
  • Lieutenant Colonel 18 January 2001
  • Colonel 21 April 2005
  • Brigadier General 3 August 2012