Brigadier General Rick L. Mutchler is the Chief of Staff, Oklahoma Air National Guard. He is the principle advisor to The Adjutant General for all Oklahoma Air National Guard matters. General Mutchler additionally is responsible for the combat readiness and operational effectiveness for all Oklahoma Air National Guard units and over 2,300 airmen in two wings positioned to support community, state, and federal missions.
General Mutchler received his commission in 2000 through the Academy of Military Science in Knoxville TN after serving 16 years in the enlisted force, all in Logistics. He has deployed in support of numerous operations including Provide Promise, Joint Forge, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Prior to his current position, General Mutchler served as the Vice Commander, 137th Special Operations Wing in Oklahoma City, OK.