Brigadier General Joseph D. McFall is the Deputy Commander, NATO Mission Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq. NATO Mission Iraq brings together a group of military and civilian personnel from across the alliance with expertise in security sector reform, institution building, training and education. The mission works with Iraqi partners from the ministerial to the tactical level to train, advise and mentor at 14 schools, the Ministry of Defense, Office of the National Security Advisor and the Prime Minister’s National operations centers across 4 different locations in Iraq.
Brigadier General McFall received his commission through the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1993. He has more than 2,600 flying hours in the F-16, including 795 hours of combat time during operations. Southern Watch, Northern Watch, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He has commanded the 35th Operations Support Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan, served as the Vice Commander, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany, commanded the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing at Ramstein AB, Germany, and the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany. Prior to taking his current position, he served as the Vice Commander, Third Air Force, Ramstein AB, Germany.