Maj. Gen. Susan L. Pamerleau was the director of personnel force management, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As the director she was responsible for ensuring deputy chief of staff of personnel and Air Force chief of staff personnel policies and strategic objectives are integrated in the development and establishment of policies, plans and programs for civilian and military utilization, classification, promotions, evaluation, retention, separations and retirements. In addition, she is responsible for all aspects of force management including readiness and joint issues, civilian regionalization, dispute resolutions, future systems and rated force management.
The general attended Phillips University in Enid, Okla., for three years before graduating from the University of Wyoming in 1968. She received her commission through Officer Training School, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in September 1968. The general has held numerous personnel, training, programming, political-military and administrative positions during her career, including assignments to Headquarters U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon. She has served on the International Military Staff at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium, and also spent overseas tours in Germany and South Korea.
The general commanded the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, the 3700th Personnel Resources Group, and a Women in the Air Force squadron. She also served as vice commander of the Air Force Basic Military Training School and the Air Force Military Personnel Center. Prior to her current assignment, she commanded the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base.