National Guard
Major General Patrick M. Hamilton
  
Commander, 36th Infantry Division
Austin, TX
Since: September 2018
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Texas A&M University - BS - Education
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Armor Officer Basic Course
Armor Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
Interim Guard Senior Leader Training (IGSLT)
Army Senior Leader Development Program-Basic (ASLDP-B)
Army Strategic Education Program-Advanced (ASEP-A)
Army Strategic Education Program - Command (ASEP-C)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 9 May 86
1LT 27 May 89
CPT 29 May 91
MAJ 25 Oct 96
LTC 11 Dec 00
COL 18 Feb 05
BG 26 Mar 14
MG 4 Sep 18

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Sep 18 Present Commander, 36th Infantry Division, Austin, Texas
Mar 18 Sep 18 Assistant Division Commander - Maneuver (ADC-M), Austin, Texas
Sep 17 Feb 18 Director, Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
Aug 17 Sep 17 Dual Status Commander, Hurricane Harvey Operations, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas
Jun 13 Aug 17 Director, Joint Staff (Domestic Operations Task Force Commander), Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
May 11 May 13 Chief of Staff to the Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
Nov 10 Apr 11 Director, J3, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
Jan 10 Nov 10 Director, J4, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
May 09 Jan 10 Chief of Staff, Texas Army National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas
Dec 07 May 09 Red Team Leader, Headquarters, Combined Joint Task Force 101, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
Jun 06 Dec 07 Commander, 136th Regiment (Combat Arms), Austin, Texas
Jul 05 Jun 06 Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Dec 04 Jul 05 Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, G3, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas
Dec 03 Dec 04 Chief, Training Division, G3, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas
Jul 03 Dec 03 Battalion Commander, Headquarters Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 112th Armor, 49th Armored Division, Marshall, Texas
Jul 02 Jun 03 Task Force Guardian Commander, OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE, Headquarters Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 112th Armor, 49th Armored Division, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Nov 01 Jun 02 Battalion Commander, Headquarters Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 112th Armor, 49th Armored Division, Marshall, Texas
Nov 00 Oct 01 Branch Chief, Mobilization, Plans, and Force Integration, Headquarters State Area Command, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas
Mar 00 Oct 00 Chief of Operations, Headquarters, Multi-National Division-North Stabilization Force 7, Bosnia
Jun 99 Mar 00 Chief of Operations, Headquarters Headquarters Company, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas
Aug 96 Jun 99 Deputy G3, Headquarters Headquarters Company, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas
Sep 95 Aug 96 S-1, Headquarters Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron 124th Cavalry, 49th Armory Division, Waco, Texas
Feb 94 Aug 95 Troop Commander, Troop A, 1st Squadron 124th Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Waco, Texas
Feb 91 Feb 94 S-3 Air, 1st Squadron 124th, Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Waco, Texas

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Director, Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas Sep 17 - Feb 18 Brigadier General
Dual Status Commander, Hurricane Harvey Operations, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas Aug 17 - Sep 17 Brigadier General
Director, Joint Staff (Domestic Operations Task Force Commander), Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas Jun 13 - Aug 17 Brigadier General
Chief of Staff to the Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas May 11 - May 13 Colonel
Director, J3, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas Nov 10 - Apr 11 Colonel
Director, J4, Joint Force Headquarters, Austin, Texas Jan 10 - Nov 10 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Red Team Leader, Headquarters, Combined Joint Task Force 101, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan Dec 07 - May 09 Colonel
Chief of Operations, Headquarters, Multi-National Division-North Stabilization Force 7, Bosnia Mar 00 - Oct 00 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass, "M" device, and Numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Member, Board of Directors, Round Rock YMCA
Member, Former Board of Directors, Round Rock Rotary Club
Member, Century Club - Texas A&M Association of Former Students
Member, VFW Post 9078
Member, United States Cavalry and Armor Association
Member, National Guard Association of Texas
Member, National Guard Association of the United States
Member, Association of the United States Army
Member, Board of Trustees, Round Rock Presbyterian Church

 

 

As of: 4 Feb 19

 

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