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Brigadier General Thomas Grabowski

Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Grabowski is the Special Assistant to the Director Air National Guard and Military Deputy to the Directorate of Total Force Integration, Office of the Air 
Force Director of Staff, U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. On behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, the Total Force Integration Office works to identify the appropriate force mix of active and reserve components across missions and platforms to reduce legal, organizational, policy and cultural barriers to a more fully integrated Air Force. 

General Grabowski joined the Georgia Air National Guard in 1985 as an enlisted telecommunications specialist. He was later commissioned as a communications officer through the Academy of Military Science in 1994. Prior to his current assignment, General Grabowski was the commander of the 116th Air Control Wing, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He was responsible for the worldwide employment of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). He attended air battle manager training at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida in April 2002. His aviation career includes more than 2700 flying hours; including more than 1,700 combat hours in the E-8C (JSTARS) supporting Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM.