National Guard
Brigadier General BOBBY L. CHRISTINE
  
Assistant to the Chief Counsel, National Guard Bureau
Washington, DC
Since: June 2020
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of Georgia - BA - Political Science
Samford University - JD - Law
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Engineer Officer Basic Course
Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course
Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 3 Jun 89
1LT 5 Dec 95
CPT 4 Oct 01
MAJ 7 Aug 06
LTC 16 Dec 10
COL 22 May 14
BG 1 Jun 20

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jun 20 Present Assistant to the Chief Counsel, National Guard Bureau, Washington, District of Columbia
May 12 Aug 18 Staff Judge Advocate, Joint Force Headquarters, Marietta, Georgia
Jan 10 Apr 12 Command Judge Advocate, 78th Homeland Response Force, Marietta, Georgia
Feb 06 Dec 09 Staff Judge Advocate, 78th Troop Command, Decatur, Georgia
Mar 04 Jan 06 Judge Advocate, 265th Engineer Group, Decatur, Georgia
Mar 03 Feb 04 Trial Counsel, 265th Engineer Group, Ah Nasiriyah, Iraq
Jun 01 Feb 03 Judge Advocate, 265th Engineer Group, Decatur, Georgia
Sep 97 May 01 Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Joint Force Headquarters, Ellenwood, Georgia
Dec 95 Aug 97 Operations Officer/Executive Officer, Headquarters Support Company, 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta, Georgia
Jun 90 Nov 95 Maintenance Platoon Leader, Headquarters Support Company, 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta, Georgia
Jun 89 May 90 Platoon Leader, Headquarters Support Company, 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta, Georgia

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Trial Counsel, 265th Engineer Group, Ah Nasiriyah, Iraq Mar 03 - Feb 04 Captain

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Presidential Unit Citation (Navy)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and “M” Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Georgia Meritorious Service Medal
Georgia Distinguished Foreign Service Medal
Georgia Special Operations Ribbon
Georgia Olympic Ribbon
Georgia Humanitarian Service Ribbon
Georgia National Guard Service Medal (with Bronze Boar’s Head)
Georgia State Active Duty Ribbon (with Bronze Service Star)
Parachutist Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah, Georgia (Presidential appointee)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Member, U.S. District Court
Member, Supreme Court and Superior Courts of Georgia
Member, Georgia Bar
Member, Augusta Bar
Member, Council of Magistrate Court Judges
Member, Military and Veterans Law Section , Georgia Bar
Member, National Guard Association of the United States
Member, National Guard Association of Georgia

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2016, Outstanding Career Judge Advocate of the Army Richardson v. State, 276 Ga. 548, 580 S.E.2d 224 (2003): Murder wherein victim’s body was not located

 

 

As of: 30 Oct 20

 

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