National Guard
Major General James A. Hoyer
  
The Adjutant General, West Virginia
Charleston, WV
Since: February 2011
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies
University of Charleston - BS - Management and Marketing
West Virginia Graduate College - MS - Public Administration

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
United States Army War College
Brigadier General Training Course (BGTC)
Enabling Battle Command Workshop (EBCW)
George C. Marshall Center, Senior Executive Seminar

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 8 May 83
2LT 8 Dec 83
1LT 7 May 86
CPT 4 Oct 89
MAJ 26 Feb 96
LTC 3 Oct 00
COL 1 Oct 04
BG 31 Aug 07
MG 1 Feb 11

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Feb 11 Present The Adjutant General, West Virginia, Charleston, West Virginia
Sep 06 Jan 11 Director, Joint Staff, West Virginia National Guard, West Virginia Joint Force Headquarters, Charleston, West Virginia
Mar 05 Aug 06 Commandant, West Virginia Joint Force Headquarters, Charleston, West Virginia
Mar 04 Feb 05 Deputy Commander for Installations and Homeland Defense, Charleston, West Virginia
Oct 03 Feb 04 Commander, 771st Troop Command, Charleston, West Virginia
Feb 02 Sep 03 Counterdrug Coordinator, Headquarters, West Virginia State Area Command, Charleston, West Virginia
Oct 00 Feb 02 Commander, 35th Civil Support Detachment (WMD), Charleston, West Virginia
Apr 99 Sep 00 Executive Officer, Headquarters, 2nd Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Kenova, West Virginia
Nov 96 Mar 99 Commander, Detachment 1, 2nd Special Forces Battalion, 19TH Special Forces Group, Kenova, West Virginia
Jan 94 Oct 96 Commander, Support Company, 2nd Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Ceredo, West Virginia
May 89 Jan 94 Detachment Commander, Company B, 2nd Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Ceredo, West Virginia
May 86 May 89 Detachment Executive Officer, Company B, 2nd Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Ceredo, West Virginia
Dec 83 May 86 Assistant S-3/Chemical Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 150th Armored Cavalry, Bluefield, West Virginia

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and M Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
West Virginia Commendation Medal
West Virginia Emergency Service Ribbon
West Virginia State Service Ribbon
West Virginia Service Ribbon
West Virginia Counterdrug Ribbon
West Virginia Distinguished Unit Award
Special Forces Tab
Master Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Thailand Parachute Badge

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2012, University of Charleston, Honorary Doctorate of Law, Charleston, West Virginia

 

 

As of: 9 Jul 18

 

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