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Musselman Heads AsHFA

June 25, 2020

Musselman Heads AsHFA

Col. Brian T. Musselman, USAF, is the newly inducted president of the Aerospace Human Factors Association.

   He is currently the Director and Commander of the 628th Medical Group at Joint Base Charleston, SC. As the Director, he is responsible to the Defense Health Agency for the overall operation of healthcare delivery for approximately 11,000 enrolled beneficiaries. As the Commander, he is responsible to the U.S. Air Force to ensure 628th Air Base Wing and 437th Airlift Wing airmen are medically prepared to support the 60+ Joint Base Charleston mission partners and combatant commanders worldwide. Additionally, he ensures 628th Medical Group personnel are medically ready to support deployment and home station medical response requirements. Under his lead, the 628th Medical Group was selected as the 2018 USAF Surgeon General Clinic of the Year. He also serves as Chair of the Lowcountry Federal Healthcare Alliance, one of only 12 DoD/VA Joint Venture sites in the United States.
   Col. Musselman earned a B.S. in Biology in 1994 from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and an M.S. in Aerospace Sciences (Aviation Safety) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, in 2004. He completed Squadron Officers School in 1999 at Maxwell AFB, AL, and Air Command and Staff College in 2006 by correspondence. He earned a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) at Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ, in 2010, and completed Air War College by correspondence in 2012 and in residence in 2016.
   Col. Musselman has served as an Aircraft Maintenance and Munitions Officer, an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor, an Aerospace Physiologist, an Aviation Mishap Investigator, and the Air Mobility Command Aerospace Physiology Training Program Manager and High Altitude Airdrop Mission Support Functional Manager. He was the 9th Physiological Support Squadron Commander, where he was responsible for specialized full pressure suit support and training for U-2S, DoD, and NASA aviators.
   Col. Musselman’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; the USAF Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters; the USAF Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters; the USAF Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters; the Air Force Recognition Ribbon; the National Defense Service Medal; the Iraq Campaign Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Medal; the Humanitarian Service Medal; and the Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal. He has also been a recipient of AsMA’s Harry G. Moseley Award in 2015 and the Kent K. Gillingham Award in 2018, the Aerospace Physiology Society’s Paul Bert Award, and the Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Branch's Professional Excellence Award in 2014. He is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association and the Royal Aeronautical Society.