Assistant Adjutant General (Air), Massachusetts Air National Guard

Brigadier General Peter T. Green III

Brig. Gen. Peter T. Green III is the Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Massachusetts Air National Guard, Massachusetts Joint Force Headquarters, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Massachusetts.  He is the principal advisor to The Adjutant General, Air Component Commander, and Land Component Commander in the administration, coordination, planning, development, and execution of all Air National Guard and National Guard Joint Staff programs. General Green ensures the preparation of the 9,000 soldiers and airmen of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for contingency operations in both federal and state emergencies. He assists the Adjutant General in overseeing the Commonwealth’s Joint Homeland Defense Program, to include rapid reaction forces, contingency emergency response forces, counter drug operations, civil support teams, expeditionary medical teams, and explosives ordnance disposal. General Green has served in a variety of unit command and headquarters positions and has served in Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. Prior to his current assignment, he was the wing commander of the 104th Fighter Wing.


1988 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Massachusetts
1991 Academy of Military Science, Knoxville, Tennessee
1995 Squadron Officer School, in-residence, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
1995 Master of Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts
2006 Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
2010 USNORTHCOM/NORAD, Joint Task Force Commander Course
2011 National Defense University, Reserve Components National Security Course
2012 Joint Force Staff College, Advance Joint Professional Military Education, Norfolk, Virginia
2012 Homeland Protection Course, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts
2013 Leadership in Homeland Security Program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education
2016 National Security Management Course, Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
2017 Senior Executives in National and International Security, Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education
2019 USNORTHCOM/NORAD, Dual Status Commanders Course
2019 Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff, Level IV Antiterrorism Executive Seminar, Booz Allen Hamilton, Tysons Corner, VA
2019 Leadership for the 21st Century, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education


1. March 1982, student at BMT, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. May – July 1982, student at USAF Security Police Academy & Air Base Ground Defense School, Lackland AFB, Texas
3. July 1982 – Feb. 1991 Security Forces Specialist, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
4. Feb. 1991 – July 1993, Commander, 104th Services Flight, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
5. July 1993 – Feb. 1999, Commander, 104th Mission Support Squadron, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
6. Feb. 1999 – Sept. 2003, Commander, 104th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Barnes ANG Base, Mass.
7. Feb. 2003- May 2003, Commander, 387th Component Repair Flight, 387th Air Expeditionary Group, Southeast Asia
8. Sept. 2003 – May 2009, Commander, 104th Security Forces Squadron, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
9. Feb. 2008- Sept. 2008, Commander, 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Sather AFB, Baghdad, Iraq
10. May 2009 – Sept. 2012, Director of Staff/Vice Chief of Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Massachusetts Air National Guard
11. Sept. 2012 to June 2015, Commander, 104th Maintenance Group, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
12. July 2015 to June 2018, Vice Commander, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
13. June 2018 to June 2020, Wing Commander, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes, ANG Base, Mass.
14. June 2020 to Present, Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Massachusetts Air National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters, Hanscom AFB, Bedford, Mass.


Legion of Merit with two oak leaf cluster
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device and seven oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal with 1 device
Iraqi Campaign Medal with 1 device
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon w/gold border and two devices
Air Force Longevity Service with five oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two “M” device and silver hourglass
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Training Ribbon with oak leaf cluster


Second Lieutenant Feb.14, 1991
First Lieutenant Apr. 26, 1993
Captain Apr. 26, 1995
Major Apr. 26, 1999
Lieutenant Colonel Apr. 26, 2006
Colonel Feb. 2, 2010
Brigadier General Jun. 9, 2020

(Current as of November 2020)



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