National Guard
Major General NM Kenneth A. Nava
  
The Adjutant General, New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM
Since: July 2017
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of New Mexico - BA - University Studies
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Counterdrug Senior Leaders Seminar
Executive Joint Domestic Operations Course
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar
United States Army War College
Activity Managers/Budget Analyst Course
Defense Support of Civil Authorities Course
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) Spanish

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 23 Aug 92
1LT 22 Aug 95
CPT 24 Sep 97
MAJ 18 Oct 02
LTC 16 Jan 08
COL 26 Mar 12
BG 24 Sep 16

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jul 17 Present The Adjutant General, New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sep 16 Jul 17 Assistant Adjutant General, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nov 14 Sep 16 Chief of Staff, Joint Forces Headquarters- New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Apr 14 Oct 14 Commander, 111th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
May 12 Mar 14 Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Joint Forces Headquarters- New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Aug 10 Apr 11 Brigade Executive Officer, 111th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Jun 08 Jul 10 Commander, 515th Combat Sustainment Support Batallion, Iraq
Mar 07 May 08 Public Affairs Officer, Joint Forces Headquarters- New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nov 05 Feb 07 Assistant Operations Officer, 111th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Jan 03 Nov 05 Operations Officer, 1-200 Air Defense Artillery (Operation Enduring Freedom), Washington, District of Columbia
Jul 02 Dec 02 Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion Air Defense Artillery, Belen, New Mexico
Apr 01 Jun 02 Administrative Officer, 1st Battalion 200th Air Defense Artillery, Roswell, New Mexico
Oct 98 Mar 01 Commander, Battery B 1st Battalion 200th Air Defense Artillery, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Oct 96 Sep 98 Tactical Control Officer, 111th Air Defense Artillery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jan 94 Sep 96 Platoon Leader, Battery Bravo 7th Battalion 200th Air Defense Artillery, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Aug 92 Dec 93 Tactical Control Officer, Battery Bravo 2nd Battalion 200th Air Defense Artillery, Rio Rancho, New Mexico

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, 515th Combat Sustainment Support Batallion, Iraq Jun 08 - Jul 10 Lieutenant Colonel
Operations Officer, 1-200 Air Defense Artillery (Operation Enduring Freedom), Washington, District of Columbia Jan 03 - Nov 05 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Meritorious Unit Citation
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and "M" Device)
Overseas Service Ribbon
Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Canadian Parachutist Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of the United States
Adjutants General Association of the United States
Military Officers Association of America
National Infantry Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
St. Barbara's Medal

 

 

As of: 3 May 18

 

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