DNG

The Adjutant General

Maj. Gen. Carol A. Timmons

Major General Carol A. Timmons assumed duties as Adjutant General of the Delaware National Guard in February 2017, after serving as Assistant Adjutant General, Delaware Air National Guard. As adjutant general, she is responsible for the mission readiness of all Delaware National Guard units, Army and Air, for both federal and state missions.

In 1980, General Timmons earned her commission through Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga., where she was an honor graduate. In 1981, she earned her Army pilot wings from Fort Rucker, Ala., and in 1984 she was awarded her Air Force pilot wings from Vance Air Force Base, Okla. Prior to earning her commission, General Timmons served in the rank of airman basic as a Law Enforcement Apprentice for the Delaware ANG 166th Security Forces Squadron. General Timmons is a veteran of numerous contingencies to include Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Joint Guard, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Her deployed command experience includes 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Commander and 455th Deputy Operations Group Commander.

Civilian Education

  • 1984 Wilmington University, Bachelor of Science, Business Management, New Castle, Delaware
  • 2001 Air War College, Correspondence

Other Achievements

  • 2004 Inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame
  • 2007 Inducted into the Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame

Military Assigments

  • August 1980 – August 1984, Section Leader/Pilot, UH-1, Company B, 150th Combat Aviation Brigade, Delaware Army National Guard, New Castle, Delaware
  • August 1984 – November 1984, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 82nd Student Squadron, Williams AFB, Arizona
  • November 1984 – November 1985, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance AFB, Oklahoma
  • November 1985 – April 1986, Pilot, Initial Qualification Training, 443rd Military Airlift Wing, Altus AFB, Oklahoma
  • April 1986 – December 1988, Pilot Transport, 335rd Military Airlift Squadron, McGuire AFB, New Jersey
  • December 1988 – June 1991, First Pilot, 335rd Military Airlift Squadron, McGuire AFB, New Jersey
  • June 1991 – June 1992, Co-Pilot, C-130H, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANG Base, Delaware
  • June 1992 – August 1994, Aircraft Commander, C-130H, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • August 1994 – December 1997, Current Operations Officer, 166th Operations Support Flight, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • December 1997 – December 1999, Pilot/Flight Leader, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • December 1999 – January 2002, Assistant Chief Pilot, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • January 2002 – May 2005, Assistant Operations Officer, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • May 2005 – March 2007, Commander, 142nd Airlift Squadron, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • March 2007 – February 2009, Commander, 166th Operations Group, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • February 2009 – August 2010, Director of Operations, Headquarters, Delaware ANG, New Castle ANGB, Delaware
  • August 2010 – December 2011, Director, Joint Staff, Delaware National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, Wilmington, Delaware
  • January 2012 – February 2017, Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Delaware National Guard, Wilmington, Delaware
  • February 2017 – Present, Adjutant General, Delaware National Guard, Wilmington, Delaware

Civilian Occupation

  • First Officer on the B-767-757 with United Airlines with over 10,000 hours of total flying time

Promotions

  • Second Lieutenant August 15, 1980
  • First Lieutenant August 24, 1984
  • Captain August 15, 1987
  • Major December 16, 1993
  • Lieutenant Colonel October 11, 2000
  • Colonel April 26, 2007
  • Brigadier General April 5, 2011
  • Major General February 1, 2017

Military Awards

  • Bronze Star
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Aerial Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with Valor Device and 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
  • Combat Readiness Medal (with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
  • Iraq Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Air Force Overseas Ribbon (Short Tour) (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Air Force Longevity Service (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and M Device)
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Star)
  • Air Force Training Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal Government of Kuwait
  • Delaware National Guard Distinguished Service Medal
  • Delaware National Guard Medal for Military Merit (with Bronze Numeral 2)
  • Delaware National Guard Medal
  • Delaware National Guard National Defense Service Ribbon
  • Delaware National Guard Medal for Service in Aid to Civil Authority
  • Delaware National Guard Physical Fitness Ribbon (with Bronze Numeral 4)
  • Mississippi Emergency Service Medal

Professional Affiliations

  • National Guard Association of the United States Lifetime Member
  • Air Force Association Member
  • Association of the United States Army Member
  • Military Officers Association of America Member
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Lifetime Member