Assistant Adjutant General, Air, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Hauser

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. HauserBrigadier General Jeffrey W. Hauser is the Assistant Adjutant General - Air, Indiana National Guard. He also serves as the Indiana Joint Force Headquarters Air Component Commander.

He has the overall responsibility for the organization, training and equipage of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne (A-10), the 181st Intelligence Wing in Terre Haute, the Atterbury Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Edinburgh, Jefferson Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Madison, the 207th Weather Flight in Indianapolis and has direct supervision of the Indiana Joint Force Headquarters staff. He serves as a principal advisor to The Adjutant General on all programs and operations affecting the Indiana Air National Guard ensuring both federal and state mission readiness.

General Hauser began his military career in April 1980, enlisting in the Indiana Air National Guard as a Weapons Loader. After graduating from the Academy of Military Science, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1986. His distinguished service with the 181st Fighter Wing and 181st Intelligence Wing included assignment as Weapons Systems Operator, Instructor Pilot, Chief of Plans, Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, Chief of Safety, Operations Group Commander, Maintenance Group Commander and Wing Commander. His aviation career includes more than 2,000 hours flying and instructing in the F-16, F-4, T-38, and T-37.

  • Rating: Senior Pilot
  • Flight Hours: More than 2,000
  • Aircraft flown: F-4, F-16, T-37, T-38
  • Pilot wings from: Williams Air Force Base, Arizona
  • Indiana State University, BS Degree, Aviation
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, MBA
  • Air War college
  • Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Medal
  • Aerial Achievement Medal 
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star) 
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars) 
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon 
  • Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters) 
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with M Device and Numeral 2) 
  • Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Star)
  • Air Force Training Ribbon
  • Indiana Distinguished Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Indiana National Guard Recruiting Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Indiana Long Service Medal (with Number 20)
  • Indiana Emergency Service Ribbon
  • Indiana Outside Continental United States Ribbon (with 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Indiana Military Voluntary Emblem
Director of Unmanned Systems, Aviation Technology Department, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
  • National Guard Association of the United States
  • National Guard Association of Indiana (past president) 
  • Association of the United States Army
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars 
  • American Legion 
  • Military Officers Association of America 
  • Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce (past member, Board of Directors) 
  • Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International