U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Marc Sasseville, formerly defense attache to Turkey, has been appointed deputy director of the Air National Guard.
Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force, announced Sasseville’s appointment in a Defense Department news release published Thursday.
His 31-year career includes roles as commander of 113th at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, deputy director for readiness at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs and director of operations at 121st Fighter Squadron in Washington.
He also previously worked for U.S. Air Forces Europe, Tactical Air Command/Air Combat Command and Pacific Air Forces operational units.
Sasseville has recorded more than 3,300 flight hours with T-41, T-37, T-38, F16, B-727, B-747 and C-38 aircraft.
He is a recipient of various military awards such as the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and Army Superior Unit Award.