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Director of the Joint Staff - Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Winslow

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Brig. Gen. Timothy Winslow serves as director of the joint staff for the Indiana National Guard. He is the principal senior staff officer and policy adviser on Army, Air and joint matters for the adjutant general.

Winslow was commissioned in 1989 from ROTC, and subsequently served as Platoon Leader, Troop D 1st Squadron 238th Cavalry in Shelbyville, Ind. He served in various unit leadership and operational roles in Aurora, Colo.; Fort Belvoir, Va.; Shelbyville and Kuwait, and as 38th Infantry Division Chief of Staff. He has flown more than 2,500 flight hours in the OH-58 A/C, UH-1 H/V, AH-1 F, UH-60 A/L and C-12 C/D/T/U. In 2012, he served Indiana National Guard Headquarters as State Army Aviation Officer, and from 2015-2016 led the J3 as its Director of Plans, Operations, and Training. Prior to his present position he served as Chief of Staff.

He earned a bachelor of science in advertising concepts from Purdue University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. He received an MSS in strategic studies from the United States Army War College. His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and the Army Commendation Medal with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters.

Winslow translates guidance and intent into actionable plans, generating individual and collective readiness and sustaining the performance of headquarters staff, Army National Guard commands and Air National Guard wings, which altogether comprise more than 14,000 soldiers, airmen and civilians. He also oversees the planning, programming, budgeting and execution of a $350 to $400 million annual budget.

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