Brigadier General Billy M. Nabors is the Assistant Adjutant General and Commander of the Mississippi Air National Guard. He is responsible to the Adjutant General for directing the Air National Guard operations of 2500 Citizen Airmen and establishing policy to ensure the combat readiness and mission capability of the 186th Air Refueling Wing in Meridian, Mississippi, the 172nd Airlift Wing in Jackson, Mississippi and the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi.
General Nabors was commissioned through Officer Training School, graduated Undergraduate Pilot Training at Columbus Air Force Base in 1985 and served eight years active duty as a T-37 instructor, Air Training Command, and KC-135A/R aircraft commander, Strategic Air Command. He currently has 26 years in the Mississippi Air National Guard, has held command at all levels of the 186th Air Refueling Wing, served two tours as Pacific Tanker Task Force Commander, managed Project Liberty for the National Guard and led three unit aircraft conversions. A Command pilot with over 4500 hours in the KC-135A/R, C-27J and C-12, he is a combat veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Kosovo and Enduring/Iraqi Freedom.
General Nabors, a graduate of Millsaps College and a native of Meridian, Mississippi, has three children and 4 grandchildren.