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Andrew E. Busch
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service 1979–2017
Rank Lieutenant General

Andrew E. Busch is a retired Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force[1] who previously served as the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency, in Fort Belvoir, Virginia from 2014 until 2017. The general was responsible for logistics services to all branches of the United States Armed Forces including spare parts, medical supplies, uniforms, food, and fuel. He oversaw a workforce of over 24,000 military and civilian personnel located in 48 states and 28 countries.[2]

Education[edit | edit source]

General Busch received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1979. He then attended Golden Gate University and received his Master of Public Administration degree in 1981. In 1985, he attended the Squadron Officer School in Maxwell Air Force Base. In 1990, General Busch earned a Master of Science degree in logistics management at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In 1995, he was awarded a Master of Science degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair in the District of Columbia. In 2005, General Busch attended the Leadership for a Democratic Society program at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia.[2]

Assignments[edit | edit source]

General Busch had the following assignments during his career:[3]

Joint assignments[edit | edit source]

  • June 1995 – January 1998, Chief, Weapons System Readiness Teams, and executive officer, Materiel Management, Headquarters Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as a lieutenant colonel
  • June 2007 – June 2009, Commander, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, as a brigadier general
  • December 2014 – May 2017, director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as a lieutenant general

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

General Busch has been awarded these major awards and decorations:[3]

Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Defense Superior Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Width-44 crimson ribbon with a pair of width-2 white stripes on the edges
Legion of Merit with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Width-44 crimson ribbon with two width-8 white stripes at distance 4 from the edges.
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with one bronze oak leaf cluster

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