Commander, ARNG

Alaska Army National Guard

Commander and Assistant Adjutant General, Alaska Army National Guard

Commander and Assistant Adjutant General, Alaska Army National Guard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMISSIONING SOURCE:
  • State Officer Candidate School
EDUCATIONAL DEGREES:
  • 2002, Wayland Baptist University, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education, Business Administration, Anchorage, Alaska
  • 2016, United States Army War College, (Distance Learning), Master of Strategic Studies, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED:
  • 1996, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
  • 2012, Air Command and Staff College & Distance Learning, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
  • 2016, United States Army War College & Distance Learning, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
  • Second Lieutenant 16 May 1995
  • First Lieutenant 19 May 1997
  • Captain 28 July 1999
  • Major 16 September 2004
  • Lieutenant Colonel 11 March 2009
  • Colonel 5 August 2015
  • Brigadier General 1 March 2019
ASSIGNMENTS:
  1. April 2019-Present, Assistant Adjutant General, Alaska Army National Guard, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  2. February 2019-April 2019, Land Component Commander, Alaska Army National Guard, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  3. November 2017-February 2019, Chief of Staff, Alaska Army National Guard, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  4. September 2016-November 2017, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  5. February 2015-September 2016, Commander, 297th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base-Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; dual-hatted, February 2015-September 2016, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  6. June 2012-February 2015, Commander, Alaska Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  7. February 2010-June 2012, Chief, Mobilization Readiness Division, Alaska Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  8. October 2008-February 2010, Chief, Mobilization Assistance Team, Alaska Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  9. July 2007-October 2008, Chief, Mobilization Readiness Division, Alaska Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
  10. April 2006-July 2007, S4, 207th Infantry Group (Scout) (Forward 7), Kandahar, Afghanistan
  11. August 2004-April 2006, S4, 207th Infantry Group (Scout), Joint Base-Elmendorf Richardson
  12. May 2003-August 2004, Commander, HHC 297th Support Battalion, Wasilla, Alaska; dual-hatted, May 2003-August 2004, S4, 297th Support Battalion, Wasilla, Alaska
  13. August 1999-May 2003, S4, 297th Support Battalion, Wasilla, Alaska
  14. August 1997-August 1999, S4, 1-297th Infantry Battalion (Scout), Nome, Alaska
  15. September 1995-August 1997, Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 1-297th Infantry Battalion (Scout), Nome, Alaska; dual-hatted, September 1995-August 1997, S4, 1-297th Infantry Battalion (Scout), Nome, Alaska
  16. May 1995-September 1995, Platoon Leader, A Company, 1-297th Infantry Battalion (Scout), Gambell, Alaska; dual-hatted, May 1995-September 1995, S4, 1-297th Infantry Battalion (Scout), Nome, Alaska
OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
  • May 2006-May 07, S4, United States National Command Element, Afghanistan
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Star)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Stars)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass and Device)
  • Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (with 2 Device)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
  • NATO-ISAF Medal
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Combat Action Badge
  • Parachute Badge
  • National Guard Recruiter Badge (Basic)
  • German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Life Member
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