National Guard
Major General Tracy R. Norris
  
The Adjutant General, Texas
Austin, TX
Since: January 2019
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Florida State University - BS - Anthropology
Florida State University - MS - Urban and Regional Planning
United States Army War College - MS - Strategic Studies
University of Texas at Austin - MBA - Administration

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Engineer Officer Basic Course
Engineer Officer Advanced Course
United States Army War College
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Army Senior Leader Development Program-Basic (ASLDP-B)
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 28 Apr 86
1LT 27 Apr 89
CPT 17 Mar 92
MAJ 25 Nov 98
LTC 4 Dec 03
COL 28 Sep 07
BG 3 Jan 16
MG 28 Jun 18

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jan 19 Present The Adjutant General, Texas, Austin, Texas
Jan 16 Dec 18 Assistant Adjutant General, Austin, Texas
May 15 Jan 16 Director, Construction and Facility Management, Texas Army National Guard Staff, Joint Forces Headquarters, Camp Mabry, Texas
Jul 12 Apr 15 Commander, 176th Engineer Brigade, Grand Prairie, Texas
Oct 11 Jul 12 Director, Construction and Facility Management, Joint Forces Headquarters, Camp Mabry, Texas
Dec 10 Sep 11 Chief of Staff, United States Division-South, 36th Infantry Division, Basra, Iraq
Oct 08 Apr 10 Chief of Staff and Full Time Unit Support Officer in Charge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 36th Infantry Division, Camp Mabry, Texas
Jul 07 Oct 08 Student, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
Jan 07 Jul 07 State G1 (Forward), 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, Balad, Iraq
Jul 05 Jan 07 Battalion Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 176th Engineer Brigade, Brenham, Texas
Jul 04 Jun 05 Commander, Recruiting and Retention Command, Camp Mabry, Texas
Oct 02 Jun 04 Executive Officer, Recruiting and Retention Command, Camp Mabry, Texas
Apr 01 Sep 02 Operations Officer/S3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Engineer Brigade, 49th Armored Division, Texas
Jun 99 Apr 01 Training Facilities Team Chief, Army Training Division, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Jun 98 Jun 99 Executive Officer, Army Environmental Division, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Aug 97 Jun 98 Integrated Training Area Management/Geographic Information Systems Program Manager, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 95 Jul 97 Company Commander, 180th Engineer Detachment (Utilities), Hyannis, Massachusetts
Oct 93 Jun 95 National Environmental Policy Act Specialist, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Oct 91 Oct 93 Environmental Officer, State Area Command, St. Augustine, Florida
Sep 90 Oct 91 Platoon Leader, 708th Maintenance Company, Quincy, Florida
Jun 90 Sep 90 Assistant Chemical Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 53rd Signal Brigade, Tallahassee, Florida
Aug 86 Jun 90 Chemical Biological Radiological Team Chief, 122nd Rear Area Operations Centers, Lawrenceville, Georgia

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief of Staff, United States Division-South, 36th Infantry Division, Basra, Iraq Dec 10 - Sep 11 Colonel
State G1 (Forward), 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, Balad, Iraq Jan 07 - Jul 07 Lieutenant Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 2 campaign stars)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass, M Device and Numeral 2)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserves Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Army National Guard Recruiter Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of the United States
National Guard Association of Texas, Life Member
Army Engineer Association, Life Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lifetime Member
American Angus Association

 

 

As of: 2 Jan 19

 

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