Captain Suzanne L. Mulet was born in New London, Ohio in 1980. She graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrate Language Arts. After teaching high school English for four and half years, she attended graduate school at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio graduating with a Master’s Degree in Education in 2009.
She entered Officer Candidate School (OCS) immediately after graduating and completed her training in August 2009. After commissioning on 1 September 2010, she reported to The Basic School (TBS) in Golf Company.
In March 2011, she reported to Pensacola, Florida to begin Naval Flight Officer (NFO) Training. Before her training began, she volunteered to serve as a test group of Air Liaison Officers in Afghanistan and was deployed to Camp Leatherneck in May 2011. During her deployment, she shadowed Joint Tactical Air Controllers (JTAC) on convoy missions and learned to call in air support for medical evacuations and Close Air Support (CAS) as well as improved operations at various Arrival and Departure Airfield Control Groups (ADACG) around the Helmand Providence. During this deployment, she was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for improving ADACG operations.
Upon completion of her deployment, she completed Initial Flight School (IFS) and Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API) in Pensacola, Florida. In 2012, Captain Mulet was re-designated to Adjutant after anthological requirements for ejection seat aircraft were changed.
In May 2013, Captain Mulet graduated Adjutant Course at Camp Johnson, North Carolina. She reported to Marine Aircraft Group 31 (MAG-31) in Beaufort, South Carolina where she served as the Group Adjutant. In January 2014, she attended Legal Officer’s Course in San Diego, California. In December 2014, she attended the Manpower Officer Course.
Captain Mulet was selected for Marine Officer Instructor (MOI) duty and reported to Iowa State University in November 2015. Here, she serves as the Battalion Advisor, Physical Security Officer, Naval Science Instructor and Safety Officer. She is responsible for preparing Marine options for OCS and serving as the Marine Corps representative to the unit.
Captain Mulet’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and the Combat Action Ribbon. She resides in Ankeny, Iowa with her husband of 10 Years.