News | Nov. 6, 2017

Distribution’s Mullinax promoted to colonel

By DLA Distribution Public Affairs

DLA Distribution Current Operations deputy Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony Mullinax was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony Oct. 31.

The ceremony was officiated by Mullinax’s longtime friend, Air Force Col. Brian “Jethro” Neal.  Neal currently serves as vice commander, 482nd Fighter Wing, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida.

Following a reading of the official order announcing Mullinax’s promotion, he was pinned to the rank of Colonel by his wife Cindy, and their daughters, Cameron and Reese.

Mullinax received his commission from Troy University in 1996. He has held various logistics positions within the Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Forces Central Command, and Headquarters Air Force. He was selected for the Air Force’s Education with Industry program working for International Business Machines at Fishkill, New York. In 2016, he was selected to attend Senior Developmental Education at the National Defense University, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, Washington, D.C. 

He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NATO Medal; and Headquarters Air Combat Command Major General Warren R. Carter Logistics Effectiveness Daedalian Award.