Major General Mark E. Bartman is Assistant Adjutant General - Air, is responsible to The Adjutant General for directing Air National Guard operations and establishing policy to ensure mission readiness of over 4,700 personnel in four flying wings and seven support units that serve our communities, state and nation for both homeland defense and federal missions. General Bartman also serves as Commander, Ohio Air National Guard and dual-hatted as A-3 Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard.
General Bartman graduated from The Ohio State University in 1982 and entered military service in September 1982 through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp program as a distinguished graduate from Detachment 645. General Bartman has served in various operations and command positions in the United States Air Force and Ohio Air National Guard and has commanded the 180th Fighter Wing in the Ohio Air National Guard. He is a command pilot with more than 3,200 flying hours, including 29 combat missions in operations Provide Comfort, Northern Watch and Southern Watch.