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Director (Acting), Army National Guard

Major General Charles W. Whittington, Jr.

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE
ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES

  • University of Southern Mississippi - BS - Political Science
  • United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

  • United States Army War College
  • Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
  • Army Strategic Education Program- Advanced (ASEP-A)
  • Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)
None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT19 Dec 86
1LT19 Dec 88
CPT1 May 92
MAJ26 Oct 93
LTC5 Nov 03
COL29 Mar 07
BG1 Oct 10
MG7 Oct 12
FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Mar 19PresentDirector (Acting), Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 18PresentDeputy Director, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
Aug 15Jul 18Deputy Commanding General (RC), First United States Army, Rock Island, Illinois
Aug 12Aug 15Commander, 29th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Sep 11Jul 12Director, International Joint Command Staff, Afghan National Security Forces Development / International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan
Jun 10Aug 11Assistant Division Commander- Support (ADC-S), 29th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jun 08Jun 10Commander, 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Towson, Maryland
Mar 07May 08Deputy Commander, 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Camp Victory, Iraq
Apr 06Mar 07Commander, 291st Army Liaison Team, Laurel, Maryland
Aug 03Apr 06Commander, 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Jan 02Aug 03Executive Officer, 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Jul 98Jan 02Operations Officer, 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Nov 97Jul 98Plans Officer, 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Jan 95Nov 97Commander, Battery B / 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Oct 93Jan 95Brigade Targeting Officer, 2-110th Field Artillery Battalion, Pikesville, Maryland
Sep 92Oct 93United States Army Reserve Control Group
Jul 91Sep 92Instructor, Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Sep 90Jul 91Executive Officer, Battery A, 2-82nd Field Artillery, Basara, Iraq
Dec 89Sep 90Adjutant, 2-82nd Field Artillery Battalion, Ray Barracks, Friedburg, Germany
Dec 88Dec 89Executive Officer, Service Battery, 2-82nd Field Artillery A (155SP), Ray Barracks, Friedburg, Germany
Mar 88Dec 88Company Fire Support Officer, 4-67th Armor, Ray Barracks, Friedburg, Germany
Oct 87Mar 88Student, Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Director, International Joint Command Staff, Afghan National Security Forces Development / International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan Sep 11 - Jul 12 Brigadier General
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Director, International Joint Command Staff, Afghan National Security Forces Development / International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan Sep 11 - Jul 12 Brigadier General
Deputy Commander, 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Camp Victory, Iraq Mar 07 - May 08 Colonel
Executive Officer, Battery A, 2-82nd Field Artillery, Basara, Iraq Sep 90 - Jul 91 First Lieutenant

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

  • Army Distinguished Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Bronze Star Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Achievement Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Army Meritorious Unit Commendation (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Superior Unit Award
  • Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Iraq Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Bronze Hourglass and "M" Device)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 3)
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait)
  • State of Maryland Distinguished Service Cross
  • Maryland State Outstanding Unit Award
  • Maryland State Active Duty Medal
  • Maryland State Service Medal (with 2 Botany Crosses)
  • Parachutist Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Pactiv Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • National Guard Association of Maryland
  • 29th Division Association

As of: 20 Dec 18

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