Marines


Biography

 

Brigadier General Len Anderson
Commanding General
4th Marine Aircraft Wing

Brigadier General Len “Loni” Anderson was commissioned in 1993 upon graduation from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He was designated a naval aviator in October of 1995 and selected to fly the F/A-18 Hornet.

Brigadier General Anderson's previous assignments as a General Officer include Deputy Commanding General, Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command and Deputy Commander, Joint Task Force-ARES.

Assignments in the Operating Forces include: Schedules Officer, Assistant Operations Officer and Weapons and Tactics Instructor, “Fabulous Checkerboards” of VMFA-312 while deployed on USS Enterprise and USS Truman during Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, DESERT FOX and DELIBERATE FORGE; Training Officer, MAG-31. In 2006, he transferred to the Marine Forces Reserve where he has served as the Assistant Operations Officer, Marine Aviation Training Support Group-42; Operations Officer, VMFA-112; and Commanding Officer, MALS-41.

Assignments in the Supporting Establishment include: Demonstration Pilot, Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron; Flight Instructor, VT-86; Operations Officer, Marine Aviation Training Support Group-41.

Headquarters and Staff Assignments: Senior Reserve Advisor, MAG-41; Reserve Branch Head, HQMC Aviation; Assistant Wing Commander, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

Joint assignments include two deployments in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE as the Deputy Director, Combined Joint Operations Center-Baghdad, Iraq and Battle Director, 609th Combined Air Operations Center, Qatar.

Brigadier General Anderson is a graduate of the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, the Navy Fighter Weapons School, Command and Staff College, Air War College, Advanced Joint PME, Senior Joint Information Operations Application Course and Harvard Kennedy School's Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology.