National Guard
Major General Christopher P. Callahan
  
The Adjutant General, Rhode Island
Cranston, RI
Since: July 2015
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Fitchburg State University - BS - Communication
United States Army War College - MSS - National Security and Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
United States Army War College
Army Senior Leader Development Program-Basic (ASLDP-B)
Army Strategic Education Program- Advanced (ASEP-A)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 19 May 84
1LT 18 May 87
CPT 1 Dec 90
MAJ 13 Jun 96
LTC 26 Oct 00
COL 6 Jul 05
BG 31 Jul 15
MG 22 Jun 17

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jul 15 Present The Adjutant General, Rhode Island, Cranston, Rhode Island
May 14 Jul 15 Brigade Commander, 56th Troop Command, Rhode Island National Guard, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Apr 11 Apr 14 J3/ Director of Operations, Cranston, Rhode Island
Mar 06 Mar 11 Director of Aviation and Safety, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Cranston, Rhode Island
Jan 06 Mar 06 Commander, 1-126th Combat Support Aviation Battalion (CSAB), North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Oct 04 Dec 05 Commander, 1-126th Combat Support Aviation Battalion (CSAB), OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM III, Balad, Iraq
Jan 03 Oct 04 Commander, 1-126th Combat Support Aviation Battalion (CSAB), Cranston, Rhode Island
Aug 02 Jan 03 Commander, Headquarters State Area Command (HQ STARC) Aviation Division, Cranston, Rhode Island
Jun 00 Aug 02 Operations Officer, Headquarters State Area Command (HQ STARC) Aviation Division, Cranston, Rhode Island
Jun 99 Jun 00 Standardization Officer, Headquarters State Area Command (HQ STARC) Aviation Division, Cranston, Rhode Island
Feb 96 Jun 99 Airspace Management Officer, Headquarters State Area Command (HQ STARC) Aviation Division, Cranston, Rhode Island
Jan 94 Feb 96 Company Commander, HHSC 1/126th Aviation Battalion, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Nov 90 Jan 94 Company Commander, C Co. 1/126th Aviation Battalion, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Jun 88 Nov 90 Aeroscout Platoon Leader, B Co. 1/126th Aviation Battalion, North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Oct 86 Jun 88 Assistant S-3, Headquarters Support Company, 122nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, North Kingstown, Rhode Island

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, 1-126th Combat Support Aviation Battalion (CSAB), OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM III, Balad, Iraq Oct 04 - Dec 05 Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
Master Army Aviator Badge

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Master Army Aviator
Flight hours: 3,500
Aircraft flown: OH-6, UH-1, UH-60, C-12
Pilot wings: Fort Rucker, Alabama

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Member, West Bay YMCA Board of Management
Member, Narragansett Bay Chapter, Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)
Member, National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS)
Member, National Guard Association of Rhode Island (NGARI)
Leadership Rhode Island
Assistant Head Coach, East Greenwich High School Boys Lacrosse
United States Lacrosse Association
Positive Coaching Alliance

 

 

As of: 10 Sep 18

 

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