Colonel Lynne M. Bussie


Colonel Lynne M. Bussie is the Commander, 49th Medical Group, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. She commands 275 personnel in 2 squadrons and across the group staff and is responsible for the health and wellness of 14,000 beneficiaries to include members assigned to the 49th Wing and mission partners. Col Bussie oversees medical operations by maintaining combat-ready deployable medical units, managing a $12 million budget, and ensuring compliance with medical and environmental regulatory standards. Col Bussie graduated from Auburn University in 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and from Auburn University Montgomery in 2001 with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She received a direct commission into the Air Force Medical Service Corps in October 2001. Col Bussie has held a variety of leadership positions at the flight, squadron, group, and staff level. She also served as A1 Officer in Charge while deployed in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in 2010. Prior to this position, Col Bussie was the Deputy Commander, 81st Medical Group, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. She oversaw operational medicine operations to ensure the availability of major war and peacetime medical readiness response forces. Additionally, she ensured all Keesler medics were ready for combat missions and humanitarian medical responses. Col Bussie also directed the development of peacetime medical readiness and wartime expeditionary medical operations for the medical group.


1999 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala. 2001 Master of Business Administration, Information Management, Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, Ala. 2008 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), Ala., by correspondence 2011 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence 2014 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence


1.December 2001 – October 2004, Information Services Flight Commander and Group Practice Manager, 42dMedical Group, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2.October 2004 – September 2008, Group Practice Manager, Information Services Flight Commander, Business Operations and Beneficiary Support Flight Commander, and Resource Management Flight Commander, 374thMedical Group, Yokota Air Base (AB), Japan
3.September 2008 – June 2009, Information Assurance Fellow, Air Force Medical Support Agency, Falls Church, Va.
4.July 2009 – June 2012, Deputy Chief, Information Assurance Division and Deputy Chief, Information Technology Services Division, Air Force Medical Support Agency, Falls Church, Va. (October 2010 – June 2011, A1 Officer in Charge, Task Force-Medical East, Bagram AB, Afghanistan)
5.June 2012 – April 2014, Administrator, 59th Medical Support Group, 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
6.April 2014 – June 2015, Commander, 8th Medical Support Squadron and Administrator, 8th Medical Group, Kunsan AB, South Korea
7.July 2015 – May 2016, Chief Operating Officer, Enterprise Architecture Branch, Portfolio Management and Customer Relations Division, Health Information Technology Directorate, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Va.
8. May 2016 – May 2017, Chief Operating Officer, Cyber Security Division (J6), Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Va.
9. June 2017 – July 2019, Commander, 35th Medical Support Squadron and Administrator, 35th Medical Group, Misawa AB, Japan
10. July 2019 – August 2020, Deputy Chief, Medical Support Division, Office of the Command Surgeon, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
11. August 2020 – May 2023, Deputy Commander, 81st Medical Group, Keesler AFB, Miss
12. June 2023 – present, Commander, 49th Medical Group, Holloman AFB, N.M.

Bronze Star
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

First Lieutenant Oct. 26, 2001
Captain Oct. 26, 2003
Major Nov. 1, 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 1, 2013
Colonel June 1, 2020
(Current as of July 2023)