Brigadier General Connie McNabb is a Veteran of 23 years of service in the United States Air Force and the Texas Air National Guard. She was the Chief of the Joint Staff for the entire Texas National Guard from 2009 through 2011 and was the Senior Medical Planner for all Air Force and Air National Guard Support to Texas’ Hurricane Season 2008.
As Chief of Staff, She was responsible for a $500 million budget and over 25,000 troops and personnel actively engaged in multiple overseas and homeland deployments and Contingency response operations. She represented the Guard in numerous State Agency and National Guard focus groups addressing the challenges of PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and Military Sexual Trauma for returning Veterans and their families as soldiers and airmen returned to their civilian lives, but were forever impacted by their experiences on the battlefield.
She was the lead Air National Guard Advisor the to Active Duty Air Force Commander of 25th Air Force – (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) addressing the many issues for Guardsmen across the Nation transitioning from traditional flying wings to operational fighting units waging war 24/7/365 from home station bases.
Since retirement she received her Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and actively supports Veteran organizations such as Lone Survivor Foundation and the VFW to overcome the current Veteran Suicide Epidemic and to seek the methods and means to address the monumental challenges our Veterans and Military families face every day.