About Carl Buhler
With experience in the US Air Force extending nearly three decades, Retired Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Carl Buhler serves as the CEO of Buhler Consulting, LLC. Carl has served as a two-time major command logistics director during his assignments at Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces and Headquarters, Air Combat Command (ACC). During these assignments, he was responsible for aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics activities while he also provided oversight of the infrastructure investment and force protection programs.
Additionally, his core focus areas were to ensure maintenance, logistics readiness, engineering, and security forces units achieved high levels of readiness, while ensuring they were ready to deploy for combat on short notice. He also worked with various staff agencies, MAJCOMs, the inspector general, and wings to increase sortie production, sortie generation and readiness. Brig Gen Buhler (ret) also ensured Air Force Engineering and Technical Services (AFETS) personnel were provided high-quality technical training and support to field-level units spanning the globe.
A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Brig Gen Buhler (retired) deployed on active duty to the cease-fire phase of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. His experience extends to commanding the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Group in Southwest Asia, the 78th Air Base Wing at Robins AFB in Georgia, and the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. Active with the Thunderbirds Alumni Association, Carl Buhler served as the United States Air Forces Air Demonstration Squadron's maintenance officer during the 1997 and 1998 show seasons.