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LIEUTENANT COLONEL SCOTT J SALOIS

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LIEUTENANT COLONEL SCOTT J. SALOIS
Lieutenant Colonel Scott J Salois is the Commander of the 124th Maintenance Group, 124th Fighter Wing, Idaho Air National Guard, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. Prior to this assignment he served as the commander of the Maintenance Operations Flight.  
Lt. Col. Salois began his military career in March 1990 when he enlisted in the Idaho Air National Guard as a Photo Processing Technician. He served in this position for only a short time when the unit transitioned from the RF4C to the F4G aircraft. At this time, Lt. Col. Salois cross trained into the Electronic Warfare shop in the 124th Maintenance Group. Over the next six years he served in various capacities from traditional guardsman, to temporary technician, to full time Counter Drug Liaison officer. While assigned to the Electronic Warfare shop, Lt. Col. Salois experienced his first of many deployments. During this time he deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, and to Turkey in support of Operation PROVIDE COMFORT.
In 1997 Lt. Col. Salois was selected to receive a commission in the Maintenance Group and graduated from the Academy of Military Science as a 2nd Lt. in September of that year. Since then, Lt. Col. Salois has been a member in the 124th Maintenance Group. In all, he has deployed in support of numerous operations, including Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, PROVIDE COMFORT, and IRAQI FREEDOM. Lt. Col. Salois is married and has four children.

EDUCATION
1996 Bachelor of Applied Science, Boise State University
2005 Squadron Officer School
2008 Air Command and Staff College
2015 Air War College

ASSIGNMENTS
1. Mar 1990 - Nov 1991 - Photo Processing Technician 190 TRS, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
2. Nov 1991 - Sept 1997 - Electronic Warfare Technician 124th Maintenance Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
3. Sep 1997 - Nov 2002 - Maintenance Officer, 124th Maintenance Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
4. Nov 2002 - Jun 2003 - A-10/C-130 Maintenance Officer, 124th AIG, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
5. Jun 2003 - Sep 2006 - C-130 Maintenance Officer, 124th AMXS Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
6.  Sep 2006 - Dec 2011 - Commander, 124th MXO, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
7.  Dec 2011 - Sep 2015 - Deputy Commander, 124th MXG, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
8. Sep 2015 - Present - Commander, 124th MXG, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal (2 devices)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant September 18, 1997
First Lieutenant September 19, 1999
Captain October 14, 2001
Major December 03, 2005
Lieutenant Colonel January 19, 2012

(Current as of December 2015)