Before retiring as the Vice Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Norm commanded a squadron, group, wing, and theater special operations command. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Staff, and major command leadership responsibilities included strategic and operational planning, programming, and studies and analysis. Norm graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Affairs. He holds master’s degrees from Troy State University, the United States Naval War College, and Air University’s School of Advanced Airpower Studies.
Norm also serves on the board of directors for VetJets, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing cost-free air transportation for post 9/11 veterans with wound derived mobility limitations.