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November Luncheon

Date: November 10, 2015
Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: KSU Center
Speaker: Major General, Stacye D. Harris, United States Air Force
Sponsor: ServisFirst Bank

Date: Tuesday, November 10

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: KSU Center- 3333 Busbee Drive

Speaker- Major General, Stacye D. Harris, United States Air Force


Maj. Gen. Stayce D. Harris is Commander, 22nd Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.  Twenty-Second Air Force has command supervision of the Reserve's air mobility operations and other vital mission sets to include undergraduate pilot training, flight test operations and a highly mobile civil engineering response force.  With more than 15,000 Reservists and 105 unit-equipped aircraft, 22nd Air Force contributes daily to the Air Force's worldwide operational mission.  Reserve aircrews within 22nd Air Force fly a variety of missions to include aerial spraying, fire suppression, hurricane hunters to troop transport utilizing the C-130 Hercules.

General Harris received a commission in the Air Force through the University of Southern California's Air Force ROTC program.  She served on active duty until joining the Air Force Reserve in 1991.  Her staff assignments include serving as a mobility force planner for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations and as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force. She has commanded an airlift squadron, an expeditionary operations group and an air refueling wing. In her civilian occupation, she is a commercial airline pilot flying routes to Asia and Europe.

Prior to her current position, General Harris served as the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Mobility Command Scott AFB, Illinois.

1981 Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and systems engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1987 Master of Aviation Management degree, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 
1988 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1996 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence 
2000 Air War College, by correspondence
2006 Director of Mobility Forces Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2007 Joint Force Reserve Orientation Course, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va. 
2009 Senior Leader Executive Course, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2010 Senior Executives for National and International Security, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2010 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2012 Fellow, Seminar XXI, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1. April 1982 - October 1983, Squadron Section Commander, Chief of Industrial Engineering, 2849th Civil Engineering Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
2. November 1983 - October 1984, Student, undergraduate pilot training, Williams AFB, Ariz.
3. November 1984 - February 1985, C-141B Initial Qualification Course, Altus AFB, Okla.
4. March 1985 - August 1990, Airlift Operations Officer and C-141B Aircraft Commander, 63rd Airlift Control Squadron; Squadron Executive Officer and Chief of Training, 14th Military Airlift Squadron, Norton AFB, Calif.
5. March 1991 - February 1995, Air Operations Officer and C-141B Pilot, 445th Airlift Control Flight, 445th Airlift Wing, March AFB, Calif.
6. February 1995 - January 1997, Mobility Force Planner, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. January 1997 - January 2000, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. February 2000 - January 2001, Reserve Deputy Commander, 452nd Operations Group, March ARB, Calif.
9. January 2001 - April 2002, Commander, 729th Airlift Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
10. May 2002 - May 2005, Vice Commander, 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla. (July 2003 - October 2003, Commander, 494th Air Expeditionary Group, Morón Air Base, Spain)
11. May 2005 - August 2008, Commander, 459th Air Refueling Wing, Andrews AFB, Md.
12. August 2008 - July 2009, Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
13. July 2009 - July 2012, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U. S. Africa Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
14. July 2012 - February 2014, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, Ill.
15. February 2014 - July 2014, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
16. July 2014 - present, Commander, 22nd Air Force, AFRC, Dobbins ARB, Ga.

1. July 2009 - July 2012, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U. S. Africa Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as a brigadier general

Rating: command pilot
Flight hours: more than 2,500 hours in military aircraft
Aircraft flown: C-130H, KC-135R, C-141B/C, T-38 and T-37

Defense Superior Service Medal 
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters 
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal 
Joint Meritorious Unit Award 
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters 
Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters   
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with bronze hourglass

Air Force Association Reserve Officers Association Airlift/Tanker Association
Air Force Sergeants Association Tuskegee Airmen Inc.
Women Military Aviators American Legion  

Second Lieutenant Feb. 13, 1982
First Lieutenant Feb. 13, 1984
Captain Feb. 13, 1986
Major March 5, 1993
Lieutenant Colonel Sept. 18, 1998
Colonel April 1, 2002  
Brigadier General April 2, 2009 
Major General Dec. 20, 2013