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Lieutenant Colonel Peter R. Carr

Lieutenant Colonel Peter Carr is the Vice Commander for the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard. In this role, he supports the Wing Commander to ensure the unit is mission ready and can effectively support the alert homeland defense and the expeditionary deployment missions for the 21 F-15C/D Eagles and over 1000 military and civilian personnel.

Carr is a career 104th Fighter Wing member. He enlisted in 1993 and spent six years as a jet engine mechanic before commissioning in1999. He has had several assignments in maintenance and logistics billets.He was the Wing Inspector General responsible for providing independent,relevant and timely oversight of readiness, discipline and overall efficiency of the wing. Lt Col Carr has commanded the 104th Maintenance Group, the 104th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and the 104th Maintenance Operations Flight.


Prior to assuming his current position, Carr served as the Commander of the 104th Maintenance Group



1997  Bachelor in Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, MA

1997  Associate in Applied Science - Aircraft Systems Maintenance Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL

1999  Academy of Military Science, McGee-Tyson Air National Guard Base, TN

2004  Squadron Officer School, by correspondence

2006  Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence



Jun 1993 - Oct 1999, Aerospace Propulsion Specialist, 104 MXS, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Oct 1999 - Sep 2002, Aircraft Sortie Generation Officer, 104 AGS, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Sep 2002 - Jan 2004, Supply Management Officer, 104 LRS, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005, LRS Operations Officer, 104 LRS, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Jan 2005 - Feb 2006, Commander, 104 Maintenance Operations Flight, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Feb 2006 - Jun 2010, Officer in Charge, 104 Maintenance Squadron, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Jun 2010 - Aug 2016, Commander, 104 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Aug 2016 - Jan 2017, Inspector General, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

Jan 2017 - June 2022, Commander, 104 Maintenance Group, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA

June 2022 - Present, Vice Commander, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes ANGB, Westfield, MA



Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal

Meritorious Unit Award

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with silver oak leaf cluster and valor device

Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal with star device

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Armed Forces Service Medal

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border and 1 oak leaf cluster

 Armed Forces Reserve Medal with hourglass and 2 “M” devices

Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon               

(Current as of 13 June 2022)