National Guard
Brigadier General Laura L. Yeager
  
Commander, Joint Task Force North, USNORTHCOM
Fort Bliss, TX
Since: September 2017
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of California - Irvine - BA - Psychology
Chapman University - MA - Psychology
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
AMEDD Officer Basic Course
AMEDD Officer Advanced Course
Aviation Officer Advanced Course
United States Army War College
United States Army Command and General Staff College, Brigade Pre-Command Course
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Army Senior Leader Development Program-Basic (ASLDP-B)
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar
CAPSTONE
Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 30 May 86
1LT 21 Oct 87
CPT 1 Dec 89
MAJ 1 Dec 98
LTC 23 Mar 04
COL 1 May 11
BG 8 Mar 16

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Sep 17 Present Commander, Joint Task Force North, USNORTHCOM, Fort Bliss, Texas
Jun 16 Sep 17 Director, Joint Staff - California Joint Force Headquarters , Sacramento, California; dual-hatted, April 2017 - September 2017, Army National Guard Assistant to the Commander, United States Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
Aug 13 May 16 Chief of Joint Staff, Joint Forces Headquarters-California, Sacramento, California
Mar 12 Jul 13 Commander, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fresno, California
Sep 10 Mar 12 Deputy Commander, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fresno, California and Taji, Iraq
Sep 08 Sep 10 Chief, Operations, Training and Standardization, Joint Forces Headquarters-California, Sacramento, California
Mar 06 Sep 08 Commander, 3-140th Aviation Regiment, Stockton, California
Apr 04 Feb 06 Brigade Executive Officer, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fresno, California
Jun 02 Apr 04 Aviation Maintenance Officer, Headquarters California National Guard, Sacramento, California
Mar 01 Jun 02 Brigade S-1, Aviation Brigade, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas
Oct 99 Feb 01 Brigade Equal Opportunity Advisor, Aviation Brigade, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas
May 97 Oct 99 Battalion S-3, 3-140th Aviation Regiment, Stockton, California
Aug 96 May 97 Assistant S-3, 3-140th Aviation Regiment, Stockton, California
Mar 95 Aug 96 Flight Platoon Leader, 1-126th Medical Company, Mather, California
Feb 94 Feb 95 Military Subjects Instructor, Department of Healthcare Operations, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
May 92 Feb 94 Air Ambulance Platoon Leader, 507th Medical Company (AA), Fort Hood, Texas
Dec 91 May 92 Student and Commandant's List graduate, Army Medical Department Officer Advanced Course, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Aug 90 Dec 91 Company Commander, Medical Center Brigade, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Aug 89 Aug 90 Assistant Administrator, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Jan 89 Aug 89 Aeromedical Evacuation Officer, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Feb 88 Jan 89 Student and Commandant's List graduate, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Sep 86 Dec 87 Platoon Leader, 423rd Medical Company, Fort Lewis, Washington
Jun 86 Sep 86 Student and Commandant's List graduate, Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Deputy Commander, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fresno, California and Taji, Iraq Sep 10 - Mar 12 Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 1 Campaign Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 1 Bronze Hourglass and "M" device)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
Expert Field Medical Badge
Senior Army Aviator Badge
Parachutist Badge

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Senior Army Aviator
Flight hours: More than 1500
Aircraft flown: TH-55, UH-1, UH-60
Pilot wings: Fort Rucker, Alabama

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Toastmaster's International, Club Number 04391254
Association of the United States Army
Military Officers Association of America
Daedalians
Whirly-Girls

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1986 Army Reserve Officers Training Corps, Distinguished Military Graduate.

 

 

As of: 1 May 19

 

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