Save the Date! 07 Dec 2022 General Membership Meeting & 386th National Guard Birthday

Save the Date! 07 Dec 2022 General Membership Meeting & 386th National Guard Birthday

Publication Date
Monday, November 21, 2022

07 Dec 2022 Austin, Texas

AUSA chapter members, guests, and local area veterans are cordially invited to the Association of the United States Army, Texas Capital Area Chapter general membership meeting on 7 December 2022. We will celebrate the 386th National Guard Birthday with a cake cutting ceremony and hear an update of on-going missions of the Texas 
National Guard from Major General Thomas Suelzer, the Adjutant General of Texas. Additionally, we will highlight the Texas Military Department Family Support Group and provide our annual Texas Capital Area Chapter contribution to support military families during the Christmas Holiday Season.

Location: Building #8, Alamo Auditorium, Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas
Date/Time: Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 1200, hours
Biographical Information: Major General Thomas Suelzer

Maj. Gen. Thomas M. Suelzer serves as the Adjutant General for the State of Texas. As the Adjutant General, he is the senior uniformed Texas National Guard officer of the Texas Military Department responsible for formulating, developing, and coordinating all policies, programs and plans affecting more than 21,000 military personnel throughout Texas. General Suelzer functions as the Governor’s principal adviser on military matters and is 
responsible for the strategic leadership, training, readiness, operational employment and performance of the Army and Air Force components of the Texas National Guard.

General Suelzer graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona and went on to serve in various operational and staff assignments during his ten years of Active-Duty service and seven 
years in the Air Force Reserve. General Suelzer joined the Texas Air National Guard in 2007 where he served as Deputy Director of Operations for Domestic Operations. He also became a leader in the Homeland Response Force enterprise as Chief of Staff for the 71st Troop Command (JTF-71) and later the 136th Maneuver Enhancement 
Brigade (JTF-136). He went on to serve as the Texas Air National Guard Director of Operations, the Commander of the 136th Airlift Wing, and Director, Joint Staff for the Texas National Guard. He has served on two Texas Southwest Border missions and as the military Dual Status Commander for the COVID-19 response in Texas. Prior to 
his current position, General Suelzer was the Assistant Adjutant General – Air for the Texas Military Department.​​​