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Assistant Adjutant General - Air, Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Renwick

Assistant Adjutant General (Air) - Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Renwick headshotBrigadier General Patrick R. Renwick is the Assistant Adjutant General-Air, and Commander Indiana Air National Guard, Stout Field, Indianapolis. He is the senior advisor to the adjutant general and is responsible for organizing, training and equipping the nearly 2,000 Indiana airmen, state employees and contractors serving primarily at the 122nd Fighter Wing and 181st Intelligence Wing.

Prior to his current assignment, Brig. Gen. Renwick served as the chief of staff for the Indiana Air National Guard. He preceded these roles as commander of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with the responsibility to organize, train and equip 990 professionals to provide decisive firepower and agile combat support to combatant commanders worldwide.

Brig. Gen. Renwick earned his commission from U.S. Air Force Officer Training School in 1989, and immediately attended undergraduate pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma. While on active duty, Renwick served as an A/O A-10 pilot in roles across the Air Force, including multiple remote tours to the Republic of Korea. In 1998, he transitioned to the Indiana Air National Guard, 181st Fighter Wing, Terre Haute, Indiana, where he served as an F-16 pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, Air Support Operations Squadron commander and vice commander of the 181st Intelligence Wing. While a colonel, he deployed as the command joint inspector general for Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 from March 2013 to October 2013, at Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan.

He took command of the 122nd Fighter Wing in September 2014 and also served as a member of the Air Directorate Field Advisory Council and chair of the A-10 Weapons System Council from 2015 to 2018. He is a command pilot with over 3,300 flying hours and six deployments in support of Operations Vigilant Warrior, Southern Watch, Northern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

Brig. Gen. Renwick’s decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with oak leaf cluster, Aerial Achievement Medal with silver oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster and Air Force Achievement Medal.

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Education

  • 1988 - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • 1990 - Combat Land Survival, Water Survival and SERE, Fairchild and Homestead AFB
  • 1990 - Joint Firepower Control Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
  • 1996 - Flight Safety Officer Course, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
  • 1996 - Squadron Officer School, Distinguished Graduate, in residence
  • 2001 - Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
  • 2001 - Chief of Safety Course, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
  • 2002 - Air Force Risk Management Course, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
  • 2005 - Master of Science in Management and Business Administration, Oakland City University, Ind.
  • 2007 - Air War College, by correspondence
  • 2008 - Joint Firepower Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.
  • 2011 - Air National Guard Senior Leader Development Course, Andrews AFB, Md.
  • 2013 - Combat Airman Skills Training, Fort McGuire Dix, Trenton, N.J.
  • 2013 - Contemporary Base Issues Course, 181st Intelligence Wing, Hulman Field, Ind.
  • 2013 - Joint Inspector General Course, Mark Center NCR, Alexandria, Va.
  • 2016 - Board Presidents Course, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews AFB, Md.
  • 2017 - Reserve Component National Security Course, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
  • 2017 - Niger Seminar, Security Cooperation Studies and Exercises Program, JFAC, Indianapolis
  • 2018 - Joint and Combined Warfighter School - JFSC, Norfolk, VA
  • 2018 - National Security Fellow, Maxwell School - Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Assignments

  1. March 1989 - April 1990, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Vance AFB, Oklahoma
  2. April 1990 - December 1990, Fighter Pipeline Training (various locations), A-10 Replacement Training Unit, Davis- Monthan AFB, Arizona
  3. December 1990 - February 1991, OA-10 Forward Air Controller Training, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona
  4. March 1991 - April 1992, OA-10 Forward Air Controller, Battalion Air Liaison Officer (2nd Inf Div), 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron, Osan AB, Korea
  5. April 1992 - July 1994, OA-10 Forward Air Controller, Squadron Scheduler, Jump Battalion Air Liaison Officer (1-504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division), 75th Fighter Squadron, Pope AFB, North Carolina
  6. July 1994 - March 1995, A-10 Pilot, Chief Fighter Scheduler, 23rd Operations Support Squadron, Pope AFB, North Carolina
  7. March 1995 - December 1995, A/OA-10 Instructor, 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan AB, Korea
  8. December 1995 - May 1996, A/OA-10 Instructor/Evaluator, Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, 51st Operations Group, Osan AB, Korea
  9. May 1996 - February 1998, A/OA-10 Instructor and Flight Safety Officer, 354th Fighter Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona
  10. February 1998 - September 1998, F-16 Replacement Training Unit, Luke AFB, Arizona
  11. September 1998 - January 2001, Weapons & Tactics, Chief of Training, Assistant Flight Commander, 113th Fighter Squadron, Hulman Field ANGB, Indiana
  12. January 2001 - December 2003, Chief of Safety, 181st Fighter Wing, Hulman Field ANGB, Indiana
  13. December 2003 - April 2008, Commander, 181st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Hulman Field ANGB, Indiana
  14. April 2008 - August 2011, Commander, 113th Air Support Operations Squadron, Hulman Field ANGB, Indiana
  15. August 2011 - September 2014, Vice Commander, 181st Intelligence Wing, Hulman Field ANGB, Indiana
  16. September 2014 - April 2018, Commander 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne ANGB, Indiana
  17. April 2018 - Present, Chief of Staff, JFAC-IN (HQ IN ANG), Indianapolis

Flight Information

  • Rating: Command Pilot
  • Flight hours: More than 3,300 including over 148 combat hours
  • Aircraft flown: T-37, T-38, A-10, OA-10 and F-16

Awards and Decorations

  • Legion of Merit
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
  • Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
  • Aerial Achievement Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Achievement Medal Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Effective Dates of Promotion

  • Second Lieutenant - March 17, 1989
  • First Lieutenant - March 17, 1991
  • Captain - March 17, 1993
  • Major - Dec. 10, 1998
  • Lieutenant Colonel - Jan. 12, 2003
  • Colonel - Dec. 17, 2011
  • Brigadier General - April 11, 2018