National Guard
Brigadier General KEVIN D. LYONS
  
Assistant Adjutant General
Joint Force Headquarters
Lincoln, NE
Since: September 2018
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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Kearney State College - BS - Education
University of Nebraska at Kearney - MA - 7-12 Principalship
University of Nebraska at Kearney - EdS - K-12 Superintendency
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Armor Officer Basic Course
Tank Commander's Course
Armor Officer Advanced Course
TAC Officer Training & Orientation Course
Total Army Instructor Training Course
United States Army Command and General Staff Officer Course
Joint Domestic Operations Course (NORTHCOM)
United States Army War College
United States Judge Advocate School, Reserve Component - General Officer Legal Orientation Course (RC-GOLO)
Army Strategic Education Program - Basic (ASEP-B)
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 30 Jun 90
1LT 29 Jun 93
CPT 23 Sep 97
MAJ 17 Oct 01
LTC 31 Jan 06
COL 10 Nov 11
BG 25 Nov 15

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Sep 18 Present Assistant Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Lincoln, Nebraska; dual-hatted, May 18 - Present, Deputy Commanding General, Training Support Division (East), First United States Army, Fort Knox, Kentucky
Aug 15 Sep 18 Commander, Land Component Command, Lincoln, Nebraska
Apr 14 Aug 15 Commander, Headquarters, 67th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Lincoln, Nebraska
Jun 13 Apr 14 Commander, Headquarters, 209th Regiment, Ashland, Nebraska
Jun 11 May 13 G3, Joint Forces Headquarters, Lincoln, Nebraska
Nov 10 May 11 MOB Readiness Division Chief, Joint Forces Headquarters, Lincoln, Nebraska
Nov 09 Nov 10 Commander (PTAE), Joint Forces Headquarters, Lincoln, Nebraska
Jul 08 Oct 09 Operations Officer, Headquarters, 67th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mar 07 Jun 08 Commander, 2-209th Regiment (GS), Ashland, Nebraska
Jul 06 Mar 07 Operations Officer, Headquarters, 209th Regiment, Ashland, Nebraska
Jan 06 Jul 06 Operations Officer, TAG IV, 53 Infantry Brigade, Afghanistan
Jul 05 Jan 06 TRADOC Commander, TAG IV, 53 Infantry Brigade, Afghanistan
Dec 04 Mar 05 Operations Officer, Headquarters, 209th Regiment, Ashland, Nebraska
Sep 03 Nov 04 Assistant S-3 (Operations), Headquarters, 209th Regiment, Ashland, Nebraska
Feb 01 Aug 03 Commander/Senior TAC, 2-209th Regiment (GS), Ashland, Nebraska
Jan 98 Jan 01 Commander, Troop A, 1-167th Cavalry, Hastings, Nebraska
Jun 97 Dec 97 Assistant S-3 (Operations), Headquarters, 1-167th Cavalry, Lincoln, Nebraska
Oct 96 May 97 Tactical Intel Officer, Headquarters, 1-167th Cavalry, Lincoln, Nebraska
Dec 94 Sep 96 Executive Officer, Troop A, 1-167th Cavalry, Fremont, Nebraska
Dec 92 Nov 94 Tank Platoon Leader, Troop A, 1-167th Cavalry, Fremont, Nebraska
Jun 90 Nov 92 Scout Platoon Leader, Troop A, 1-167th Cavalry, Fremont, Nebraska

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
G3, Joint Forces Headquarters, Lincoln, Nebraska Jun 11 - May 13 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Operations Officer, TAG IV, 53 Infantry Brigade, Afghanistan Jan 06 - Jul 06 Lieutenant Colonel
TRADOC Commander, TAG IV, 53 Infantry Brigade, Afghanistan Jul 05 - Jan 06 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass Device and "M" Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Nebraska National Guard Meritorious Service Medal
Nebraska National Guard Individual Achievement Medal
Nebraska National Guard Homeland Defense Service Medal (with "M" Device)
Nebraska National Guard Emergency Service Medal
Nebraska National Guard Service Medal (with 30 Year Device)
Louisiana National Guard Emergency Service Medal

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Former Superintendent of Schools for St. Edward Public Schools in St. Edward, Nebraska.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of America
National Guard Association of Nebraska
Legion Post 226, St. Edward, Nebraska

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Family Career and Community Leadership Association of Nebraska Superintendent of the Year Award, 2007

 

 

As of: 9 Dec 19

 

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