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Assistant Director for the Army National Guard Directorate Staff

Colonel Robert F. Charlesworth

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Sandhills Community College - AA - Business Administration
Gardner-Webb University - BS - Criminal Justice
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
NATO Senior Officer Policy Course
Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II
Army Strategic Education Program-Basic (ASEP-B)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 5 Aug 89
1LT 4 Aug 92
CPT 15 Jul 94
MAJ 24 Oct 00
LTC 25 Aug 05
COL 2 Mar 11
BG 30 Jun 17

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Oct 18 Present National Guard Assistant for Director of the Army National Guard Staff, Arlington, Virginia
Aug 18 Sep 18 Special Assistant to Director, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 17 Aug 18 Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo
Mar 16 Jun 17 Director of Leader Development, National Guard Bureau- Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 15 Feb 16 Military Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo
Oct 14 Jun 15 G3/5/7 Plans, FORSCOM ARNG DCG CoS, US Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Jul 13 Sep 14 139th Regiment - Regional Training Institute, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Oct 12 Jun 13 Commander, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Clinton, North Carolina
Jul 12 Aug 12 Joint Task Force - Southern Accord Tactical Commander, Botswana, Africa
Oct 10 Jul 12 Commander, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Clinton, North Carolina
Oct 08 Sep 10 Rear Detachment Commander, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Clinton, North Carolina
Apr 08 Sep 08 Executive Officer, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Clinton, North Carolina
Sep 05 Mar 08 Commander, 2-252nd Armor Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Dec 04 Sep 05 S3 Air, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Clinton, North Carolina
Sep 04 Nov 04 Air Operations Officer, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, FOB Caldwell, Kirkush, Iraq
Feb 04 Aug 04 Executive Officer, 1-252 Armor Battalion, FOB Cobra, Jalula, Iraq
Feb 02 Jan 04 Executive Officer, 1-252nd Armor Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Sep 00 Feb 02 S3, 1-252nd Armor Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina
May 99 Sep 00 Aide de Camp, Headquarters, State Area Command, Raleigh, North Carolina
May 97 May 99 Commander, Bravo Company, 1-252nd Armor Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Jun 94 May 97 Senior Tactical Officer, North Carolina Military Academy, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Jun 92 Jun 94 Scout Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-252nd Armor Battalion, Southern Pines, North Carolina
Jan 90 Jun 92 Platoon Leader, Charlie Company, 2-252nd Armor Battalion, Southern Pines, North Carolina
Sep 89 Jan 90 Student, Officer Basic Course, Fort Knox, Kentucky

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo Jul 17 - Aug 18 Brigadier General
Military Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo Jul 15 - Feb 16 Colonel
Joint Task Force - Southern Accord Tactical Commander, Botswana, Africa Jul 12 - Aug 12 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo Jul 17 - Aug 18 Brigadier General
Military Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, Pristina, Kosovo Jul 15 - Feb 16 Colonel
Joint Task Force - Southern Accord Tactical Commander, Botswana, Africa Jul 12 - Aug 12 Colonel
Air Operations Officer, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, FOB Caldwell, Kirkush, Iraq Sep 04 - Nov 04 Major
Executive Officer, 1-252 Armor Battalion, FOB Cobra, Jalula, Iraq Feb 04 - Aug 04 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 2 Campaign Stars)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and "M" Device)
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Combat Action Badge
Air Assault Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Police Supervisor, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte, North Carolina. Serves as the Supervisor of the Firearms Training Unit conducting both recruit and in-service firearms and use of force training for the 1,900 sworn members of the CMPD and coordinates range training facilities for 11 outside agencies. 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
North Carolina National Guard Association
National Guard Association of the United States
30th Infantry Division Association
Society of the Big Red One

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2016 Joint Qualified Level III

 

 

As of: 7 Nov 18

 

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