Bobbi Flash Doorenbos
Former F-16, MQ-1 Group & Wing Commander, USAF / Airbus 320 Pilot
American Airlines First Officer
Brig Gen Bobbi J. Doorenbos served as Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard, acting as the Headquarters Air Force Military Deputy for Training and Readiness. She advised the Director, Air National Guard on matters relating to Headquarters Air Force Operations Training and Readiness, and assists in oversight of the directorate of eight divisions: Combat Operations, Mobility Operations, Readiness, Special Operations, Aircrew Management, Operational Training Infrastructure, Command and Control, Information Operations, Integrated Air Missile Defense, and Air Force Modeling and Simulation. Previously, General Doorenbos served as the Wing Commander of the 188th Wing in Fort Smith, Arkansas. There she had oversight of the MQ-9, DGS and Space-
Focused Targeting operations in the wing.
General Doorenbos attended Iowa State University, graduating in 1992 with a B.B.A. in Finance. She was selected for pilot training by the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Fighter Wing in Sioux City, Iowa, and received her commission through the Academy of Military Science in 1995. She has held a number of positions at NGB, including Executive Officer for the Deputy Director, ANG; Chief of the Deployments Execution Branch (ANG/A3XO); White House Fellow; Executive Officer/Speechwriter for the ANG Director; Chief of the Airborne ISR Division (NGB/A2C); and Special Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden for Defense Policy and Intelligence Programs. She is currently on military leave from American Airlines. General Doorenbos is a senior pilot with more than 1,200 hours in the F-16C.