National Guard
Major General REGINALD G. A. NEAL
  
Deputy Commanding General US Army Pacific
Fort Shafter, HI
Since: December 2020
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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Georgia Military College - Milledgeville - AS - Business Administration & Military Science
Georgia Southern University - BS - Education
The Citadel - MS - Educational Leadership
Argosy University - Orange County Campus - EdS - Education Administration
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies
Argosy University - Ed.D - Education Administration

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Field Artillery Officer Basic Course
Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
Enhanced Defense Financial Management Training Course
Brigade Pre-Command Course
Maneuver Pre-Command Course
United States Army War College, Senior Leader Seminar
Army Strategic Education Program - Basic (ASEP-B)
AntiTerrorism/Force Protection Level IV (AT/FP LVL IV)
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Executive Leadership Cyber Security Training
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Combined / Joint Forces Land Component Commander Course (C/JFLCC)
National Security Studies Management Course (NSSMC)
The U.S. Army Security Cooperation Planners Course
Senior Executives in National and International Security (SENIS)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 16 Oct 89
1LT 20 Jul 92
CPT 9 Apr 98
MAJ 20 Mar 03
LTC 16 Jan 08
COL 22 May 14
BG 5 Jan 18
MG 30 Jul 20

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Dec 20 Present Deputy Commanding General US Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii
Jul 19 Dec 20 Commander, Joint Task Force North, USNORTHCOM, Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Dec 17 Jul 19 Director, Joint Staff - (GA) , Marietta, Georgia; dual-hatted, July 2018 - July 2019, Deputy Commanding General, US Army South, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Dec 16 Nov 17 Executive Assistant/ Officer, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
Feb 15 Nov 16 Commander, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Macon, Georgia; dual-hatted, Jan 15 - Oct 16, G1/J1, Joint Force Headquarters - Georgia, Marietta, Georgia
Apr 14 Jan 15 G3, Joint Force Headquarters - Georgia, Marietta, Georgia
Jul 12 Mar 14 Deputy Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia
Aug 11 Jun 12 Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
Oct 10 Jul 11 Commander, Recruiting and Retention Battalion, Ellenwood, Georgia
Aug 07 Sep 10 Commander, 1-118th Field Artillery Regiment, Savannah, Georgia and Afghanistan
Feb 05 Jul 07 Executive Officer, 781st Troop Command, Kennesaw, Georgia
Oct 03 Jan 05 S3, 4th Brigade, 87th Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia
Jan 03 Sep 03 Division Operations Officer, 3d Infantry Division, Kuwait / Iraq
Nov 01 Dec 02 Commander, Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery, Jesup, Georgia
Oct 98 Oct 01 Fire Direction Officer, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery, Savannah, Georgia
Oct 97 Sep 98 S2, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery, Savannah, Georgia
Sep 93 Sep 97 Platoon Leader, Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery, Savannah, Georgia
Oct 92 Aug 93 Fire Direction Officer, Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 214th Field Artillery, Savannah, Georgia
Oct 89 Sep 92 Chemical Officer, Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion 214th Field Artillery, Statesboro, Georgia

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, Joint Task Force North, USNORTHCOM, Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Sam Houston, Texas Jul 19 - Dec 20 Major General
Executive Assistant/ Officer, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia Dec 16 - Nov 17 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, Mission Command Element - Southwest Border, Fort Sam Houston, Texas Jan 20 - Dec 20 Major General
Commander, 1-118th Field Artillery Regiment, Afghanistan May 09 - Mar 10 Lieutenant Colonel
Division Operations Officer, 3d Infantry Division, Kuwait / Iraq Jan 03 - Sep 03 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Bronze Star Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass Device, M Device, and Numeral 2)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Combat Action Badge
Parachutist Badge
Expert Driver Badge (Wheel)
The Army Staff Identification Badge
Recruiting and Retention Identification Badge
Gold Sch├╝tzenschnur, German Marksmanship Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Georgia Military College Alumni Association
Georgia Army National Guard Joint Diversity Council
US Field Artillery Association, Minuteman Cannoneers Chapter (Arlington, VA)
National Infantry Association
Combat Vehicle Task Force (1999-2003)
Field Artillery Advisory Committee, Battalion Commander Committee Chairman (2007-2010)
Chatham Artillery Corp Board of Trustees (Active)
Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, Life Member
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
ROCKS Inc.
American Legion Post #160
VFW Post #5408 (Life Member)
National Guard Bureau Joint Officer Management Functional Advisory Council (JOMFAC)
Trustee, Georgia Military College Foundation, Inc. (Active)
Board Member, Army Emergency Relief (AER)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Motorcycle Safety Foundation certified Rider-Coach
Academy of Richmond County High School Hall of Fame

 

 

As of: 21 Jun 21

 

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