Col Michelle Wagner is the Mobilization Assistant (MA) to the Command Surgeon, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The ACC/SG Directorate organizes, trains, equips, and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployments and employment. The ACC/SG is also responsible for the health of 81,000 active-duty and civilian personnel located at 11 bases and more than 300 operating locations worldwide, as well as a comprehensive, community-based health care system. She supports Combatant Command requirements as the Air Force’s medical global force provider and serves as the Air Force Surgeon General’s Readiness Goal Champion. Additionally, she serves as the liaison and advisor on all medical matters involving the mobilization, training, and equipping of over 1100 medics from 31 gained Air Combat Command Air Force Reserve Squadrons.
Colonel Wagner earned a direct commission in 1995. Throughout her 26-year officer career she commanded an Aeromedical Staging Squadron and the largest Air Force Reserve Aerospace Medicine Squadron serving more than 3,500 personnel. Prior to assuming her current assignment, Colonel Wagner was the MA to the Commander, Air Force Medical Readiness Agency where she provided consultative leadership to more than 44,000 personnel, 76 Military Treatment Facilities and a $6 billion budget. In her civilian capacity, Colonel Wagner owns a financial advisor firm where she manages over 30 million dollars in assets.
1993 Bachelor of Science, Economics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
1993 Uniform Securities Agent State Law – Series 63, by correspondence
1995 General Securities Representative – Series 7, by correspondence
2001 Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Ariz.
2002 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2006 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2006 General Securities Principal, by correspondence
2011 Certified Financial Planner®, by correspondence
2014 Air War College, by correspondence
2019 Uniform Investment Advisor Law – Series 65, by correspondence
2021 Joint Medical Executive Skills Institute Capstone Course, virtual
1. May 1995 – May 1999, Medical Readiness Officer, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
2. May 1999 – April 2003, Self-Inspection Manager, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
3. April 2003 – May 2010, Senior Administrator, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
4. May 2010 – September 2011, Senior Administrator, 452d Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
5. September 2011 – July 2014, Commander, 452d Aeromedical Staging Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
6. July 2014 – October 2018, Commander, 452d Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
7. October 2018 – November 2019, Reserve Deputy Command Surgeon, Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, 954th Reserve Support Squadron, Scott AFB, Ill.
8. November 2019 – July 2021, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Va.
9. July, 2021 – Present, Mobilization Assistant to the Command Surgeon, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
2018 – 2019, Reserve Deputy Command Surgeon, Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, 954th Reserve Support Squadron, Scott AFB, Ill., as a colonel
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Commendation Medal
Air and Space Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS
Second Lieutenant May 26, 1995
First Lieutenant May 26, 1997
Captain Sept. 30, 1999
Major Sept. 30, 2003
Lieutenant Colonel May 28, 2010
Colonel March 25, 2015
(Current as of July 2022)