National Guard
Brigadier General Paul F. Griffin
  
Director, Joint Staff - (VA) Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ)
Joint Force Headquarters
Blackstone, VA
Since: January 2015
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Longwood University - BS - Marketing
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Advanced Joint Professional Military Education (AJPME)
Army Strategic Education Program-Basic (ASEP-B)
United States Army War College
Force Integration Course for Senior Leaders (FISCL)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 30 Aug 87
1LT 4 Aug 90
CPT 1 Jan 93
MAJ 13 Dec 99
LTC 28 Feb 05
COL 3 Apr 09
BG 23 Oct 15

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jan 15 Present Director, Joint Staff - (VA) Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ), Joint Force Headquarters, Blackstone, Virginia
Feb 12 Jan 14 Chief of the Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters-Virginia, Sandston, Virginia
Oct 11 Feb 12 Chief of Staff, 29th Infantry Division, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Nov 10 Oct 11 Chief of Staff, 29th Infantry Division, Kabul, Afghanistan
Jul 09 Nov 10 Chief of Staff, 29th Infantry Division, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jul 08 Jul 09 J7, Joint Force Headquarters-Virginia, Sandston, Virginia
Sep 06 Jul 08 Commander, Recruiting and Retention Battalion, Virginia Army National Guard, Fort Pickett, Virginia
Mar 06 Sep 06 Commander, 2nd Battalion, 183rd Field Artillery, Fort Pickett, Virginia
Aug 05 Mar 06 Deputy G1, Joint Force Headquarters-Virginia, Fort Pickett, Virginia
Aug 04 Aug 05 Division Artillery S3, 29th Infantry Division (Light), Sandston, Virginia
Jan 04 Aug 04 Training Officer, 29th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jul 03 Jan 04 Battalion S3, 1st Battalion, 246th Field Artillery, Danville, Virginia
Aug 02 Jul 03 Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 246th Field Artillery, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland
Apr 00 Jul 02 Battalion S3, 1st Battalion, 246th Field Artillery, Danville, Virginia
Apr 99 Apr 00 Division Artillery S1, 29th Infantry Division, Sandston, Virginia
Oct 97 Apr 99 Commander, Battery B, 1st Battalion, 111th Field Artillery, Norfolk, Virginia
Feb 97 Oct 97 Battalion Fire Support Officer, 1st Battalion, 246th Field Artillery, Bosnia
Jan 97 Feb 97 Commander, Battery B, 1ST Battalion, 111th Field Artillery, Norfolk, Virginia
Jun 95 Jun 96 Battalion Fire Support Officer, 2nd Battalion, 110th Field Artillery, Pikesville, Maryland
Jul 93 Mar 94 Battalion S1, 3rd Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, Fort Stewart, Georgia
Nov 92 Jun 93 Assistant G3 Operations Officer, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia
Jun 91 Mar 92 Battery Executive Officer, Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 35th Field Artillery, Wertheim, Germany
Jun 90 Jun 91 Platoon Leader, Battery C, 3rd Battalion, 35th Field Artillery, Wertheim, Germany
Jun 89 Jun 90 Fire Direction Officer, Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 35th Field Artillery, Wertheim, Germany

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief of the Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters-Virginia, Sandston, Virginia Feb 12 - Jan 14 Colonel
J7, Joint Force Headquarters-Virginia, Sandston, Virginia Jul 08 - Jul 09 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief of Staff, 29th Infantry Division, Kabul, Afghanistan Nov 10 - Oct 11 Colonel
Battalion Fire Support Officer, 1st Battalion, 246th Field Artillery, Bosnia Feb 97 - Oct 97 Captain

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Superior Unit Award
Parachute Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of the United Virginia
National Guard Association

 

 

As of: 7 Mar 18

 

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