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Colonel Kimberly L. Norman

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Colonel Kimberly L. Norman is the Senior Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Commander, 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The 88th Air Base Wing is one of the largest air base wings in the Air Force with more than 5,500 officers and enlisted Airmen, Air Force civilians and contractor employees. The wing provides support and services to one of the largest, most diverse, and most organizationally complex base in the Air Force including a major acquisition center, research and development laboratories, a major command headquarters, an airlift wing, and the world's largest military air museum. The base is home to more than 29,000 military, government civilian, and contractor employees and associate units.

Colonel Norman enlisted in the Ohio Air National Guard (ANG) in 1987 and was commissioned as a distinguished graduate of the Academy of Military Science in 1998. She has served in a variety of leadership and command positions at the squadron, headquarters, and joint levels for both the Air National Guard and the United States Air Force Reserves.

EDUCATION

1995   Bachelor of Arts, Management, McGregor School of Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio
1998   Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Knoxville, Tennessee
2001   Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)
2010   Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)
2014   Master of Arts, Theological Studies, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, Virginia
2016   Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)
2016   Capitol Hill Fellows Program Orientation for Air Force, Government Affairs Institute, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1998   Customer Support OIC, 178 Mission Support Flight, Ohio ANG
2000   Military Personnel OIC, 178 Mission Support Flight, Ohio ANG
2003   Operations Officer, 178 Services Flight, Ohio ANG
2006   Force Sustainment OIC, 178 Mission Support Flight, Ohio ANG
2006   Commander, 178 Services Flight, Ohio ANG
2009   Operations Officer, 178 Force Support Squadron, Ohio ANG
2009   Assistant to Deputy Chief of Staff, HQ AFMC, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2010   Chief, AFMC Protocol, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2012   Deputy Chief Readiness Branch, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2012   HQ AFMC Crisis Action Team Deputy Director, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2013   Section Commander, HQ AFMC, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2014   Commander, 88th Force Support Squadron, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2015   Chief, HQ AFMC Operations Support, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR
2017   Senior IMA to the Commander, 88th ABW, WPAFB Ohio, USAFR

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 3 oak leave clusters Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award with four oak leaf clusters Armed Forces Reserve Medal with hourglass
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol) Air Force Training Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster Ohio Commendation Medal
Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon with three oak leaf clusters Ohio Award of Merit with numeral 3
Ohio National Guard Basic Training Ribbon
Air National Guard’s Outstanding Personnel Flight of the Year, 2000
Ohio Air National Guard’s Outstanding Company Grade Officer of the Year, 1999

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant - July 2, 1998
First Lieutenant - July 2, 2000
Captain - July 2, 2002
Major - July 12, 2006
Lieutenant Colonel - August 24, 2012
Colonel - August 4, 2017