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Colonel Herbert A. Joliat is the 633d Air Base Wing Vice Commander at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. He is responsible for providing mission-ready warfighters from three groups, 13 squadrons, and four divisions in support of Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

Colonel Joliat assumed duties as the Vice Commander, 633d Air Base Wing, on May 31, 2017. He enlisted in the Army in March of 1990 as a Medical Lab Technician.  In March of 1992, he was selected for Officer Candidate School (OCS) and commissioned as an Engineer Officer is June of 1992.  He transferred to Civil Affairs in 2000 and has since supported or deployed in support of numerous major contingency operations.  Colonel Joliat has been married to his wife, Leslie, for 26 years.  They have two daughters, Lauren (22) and Lindsey (19).  They reside in Brewer, Maine. 

1985 - Bachelor of Science, Education, University of Maine, Orono, ME
2003 - Master of Continuing Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

1990 – Medical lab Technician Course
1992 - Officer Candidate School
1992 - Engineer Officer Basic Course
1992 - Airborne School
1996 - Engineer Officer Advance Course
1996 - Ranger School
1997 - Air Assault School
2000 - Civil Affairs/PSYOP/Regional Studies Courses
2001 - Arabic language school
2002 - Combined Arms Service Staff School
2004 - United States Army Command General Staff College
2015 - United States National War College

1. December 1992 - October 1995, Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, C Company, 299th Engineer Battalion (M), 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO
2. July 1996 - April 1998, Battalion S4, 41st Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (L), Fort Drum, NY
3. April 1998- June 2000, Commander,  642nd Combat Support Equipment (CSE), 41st Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (L), Fort Drum, NY 
4. July 2001- July 2003, Civil Affairs Team Leader, C Company 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (A), Fort Bragg, NC
5. June 2004 - June 2005, Chief Operations, U.S. Army Test Command, Fort Hood, TX
6. July 2005 - March 2007, Brigade S9, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, TX
7. April 2007 - May 2008, Battalion S3, 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (A), Fort Bragg, NC
8. June 2008 - February 2010, Brigade S9, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX
9. March 2010 - June 2010, Civil Affairs Planning Team Chief, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (A), Fort Bragg, NC
10. June 2010 - June 2012, Battalion Commander 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (A), 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (A), Fort Bragg, NC
11. June 2012 - May 2013, Provincial Advisor Team Chief, Ghazi Afghanistan
12. June 2013 - June 2014, Brigade S3, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (A), Fort Bragg, NC
13. June 2015 - November 2016, Chief Agreements and Operations, Office of Defense Cooperation Turkey
14. May 2017 - Present, Vice Commander, 633d Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.

Legion of Merit
Bronze Star with four oak Leaf clusters
Purple Heart
Defense Meritorious Service Medal 
Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal with V device and four Oak Leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with one Oak Leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Commendation with one Oak Leaf cluster
Army Superior Unit Award with two Oak Leaf cluster
Army Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal with one Service Star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with one Service Star
Iraq Campaign Medal with seven Service Stars
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with three Service Stars
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with one Service Star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 
Korean Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal with one Service Star
Army Service Ribbon 
Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral six
NATO Medal with one Service Star
Ranger Tab
Combat Action badge
Expert Field medical badge
Parachutist Badge
Air Assault badge
Foreign Jump Wings (Jordan, Peru, Germany, Dutch, Latvia, Thailand)

Second Lieutenant - June 1992
First Lieutenant - June 1994
Captain - July 1996
Major - June 2003
Lieutenant Colonel - May 2009
Colonel - July 2014 

(Current as of May 2017)

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