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Brigadier General Bradford R. Everman, Assistant Adjutant General-Air, New Jersey National Guard

Brig. Gen. Bradford R. Everman serves as the Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, NJ ANG, Fort Dix, New Jersey.

General Everman’s career began in May of 1991 when he commissioned as a lieutenant at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He completed pilot training in 1993 and graduated from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School in 2001. With more than 3000 F- 16 hours, he has deployed and flown eight combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, including two tours as a deployed fighter squadron commander.


1991 Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado

1995 Squadron Officer School (SOS)

2001 US Air Force Weapons School

2006 Air Command and Staff College (ACSC), by correspondence

2007 Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, University of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2011 Air War College, by correspondence



1. May 1991 - January 1993, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 82nd Flying Training Wing, Williams Air Force Base, Ariz.

2. February 1993 - May 1995, Executive Officer, Headquarters, Air Combat Command, Directorate of Requirements, Langley AFB, Va.

3. June 1995 - December 1995, Student, T-38 Requalification and Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Randolph AFB, Texas

4. January 1996 - August 1996, Student, F-16 Replacement Training Unit, Luke AFB, Ariz.

5. September 1996 - December 1997, Chief of Scheduling, F-16C Flight Lead, 80th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea

6. January 1998 - December 2000, F-16 Mission Commander, Instructor Pilot, 389th Fighter Squadron, Flight Examiner, 366th Operations Group, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

7. January 2001 - June 2001, F-16 Instructor Pilot, 119th Fighter Squadron; New Jersey ANG

8. July 2001 - December 2001, Student, F-16 Weapons Instructor Course, 57th Fighter Wing, Nev.

9. January 2002 - August 2006, Wing Weapons Officer, 177th Operations Group, New Jersey ANG

10. September 2007 - April 2009, Operations Support Flight Commander, 177th OSF, New Jersey ANG

11. April 2009 - April 2012, 119th Fighter Squadron Commander, 177th FW, New Jersey ANG

12. April 2012 - March 2013, 177th Maintenance Group Deputy Commander, 177th FW, New Jersey ANG

13. March 2013 - November 2017, 177th Operations Group Commander, 177th FW, New Jersey ANG

14. November 2017 - April 2019, 177th Fighter Wing Commander, 177th FW, New Jersey ANG

15. August 2021 - Oct. 2023, Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, NJ ANG, JBMDL, N.J.

16. Oct. 2023 - Present, Commander, New Jersey Air National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General-Air, JBMDL N.J.



Rating: Command Pilot

Flight hours: More than 3,393

Aircraft flown: F-16A/B/C/D, T-37, T-38



Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters Air Medal with oak leaf cluster

Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Combat Action Medal

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Meritorious Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with oak leaf cluster Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters National Defense Service Medal with bronze star Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Korean Defense Service Medal

AF Overseas Ribbon Short

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with oak leaf cluster AF Longevity Service with two oak leaf clusters

AF Training Ribbon NATO Medal



Second Lieutenant May 29, 1991

First Lieutenant May 29, 1993

Captain May 29, 1995

Major Aug. 30, 2001

Lieutenant Colonel Aug. 16, 2007

Colonel March 10, 2013

Brigadier General Aug. 1, 2021