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Col COLONEL MONICA M. BROUSE

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Col Brouse is currently assigned to the 132nd Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Des Moines, Iowa where she serves as the Vice Commander.

Colonel Brouse enlisted with the 132d Fighter Wing, in Des Moines on 31 May 1987 as a Personnel Specialist. Upon returning from Basic Training and technical training, she was selected as a full time employee at the Human Resources Office at Camp Dodge. In 1995 she was selected for a commission and attended the Academy of Military Science and graduated on 16 November 1995. In November 2000, Colonel Brouse was selected as the Director of Personnel/Mission Support Flight Commander at the 132nd Fighter Wing. She remained in that position until March 2008, when she was selected as the Military Personnel Management Officer at Camp Dodge. During this time, she also served as a member of the Joint Staff, in the J1 Section, and had the additional duty of course manager of the Air National Guard Commander’s Development Course. She also deployed in support of operation ENDURING FREEDOM as the Deputy Air Reserve Component Advisor for Air Force Command from November 2009 until April 2010. On 22 February 2011, she moved back out the 132nd Wing as the Commander of the 132nd Logistics Readiness Squadron. While she was in this position, she deployed as the Deputy Director of the Current Operations section at the Central Command Deployment and Distrubtion Operations Center in Kuwait from December 2012 until July 2013. Colonel Brouse continued in the Logistics Readiness Squadron until being promoted to the Commander of 132nd Mission Support Group on 30 June 2014. She was also the Course Director of the Air National Guard Squadron Commander’s Course from April 2018 until September 2019. In January 2021, Colonel Brouse was selected to be the Vice Commander of the 132nd Wing.

EDUCATION 1997 Bachelor of Arts Degree, Upper Iowa University

2002 Master of Public Administration, Drake University

2002 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL

2006 Air Command & Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL

2010 Air War College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS 1. November 1995 – November 2000, Personnel Officer, HQ Iowa ANG, Johnston, IA

2. November 2000 – August 2006, Director of Personnel, 132nd Mission Support Flight , Des Moines, IA

3. August 2006 – March 2008, Commander, 132nd Mission Support Flight, Des Moines, IA

4. March 2008 – February 2011, Military Personnel Management Officer, HQ Iowa ANG, Johnston, IA

5. February 2011 – July 2014, Commander, 132nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Des Moines, IA

6. July 2014 – January 2021, Commander, 132nd Mission Support Group, Des Moines, IA

7. January 2021 – Present, Vice Commander, 132nd Wing AWARDS AND DECORATIONS Meritorious Service Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with One Silver and Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters

Air Force Organizational Excellence Award