National Guard
Brigadier General Jeffrey D. Smiley
  
Deputy Commanding General (Support)
40th Infantry Division
Los Alamitos, CA
Since: March 2019
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Columbia College - BA - Individual Studies
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Field Artillery Officer Basic Course
Armor Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 20 Aug 88
1LT 19 Aug 91
CPT 28 Aug 92
MAJ 27 Aug 99
LTC 17 Jun 05
COL 16 Jun 10
BG 15 May 17

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Mar 19 Present Deputy Commanding General (Support), 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California
Aug 18 Mar 19 Commander, Train, Advise, Assist and Command - South (C-TAACS), Kandahar, Afghanistan
Apr 17 May 18 Deputy Commanding General (Support), 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California
Jun 15 Apr 17 Chief of Staff, California Army National Guard, Sacramento, California
Jul 13 Jun 15 Commander, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, San Diego, California
May 11 Jun 13 J-3, California National Guard, Sacramento, California
Jul 10 May 11 TAC-1 Chief of Staff, Combined Joint Task Force - 101, Gamberi, Afghanistan
Oct 09 Jul 10 Deputy J-3, California National Guard, Sacramento, California
Jun 09 Sep 09 Chief, Military Support Branch, Sacramento, California
Apr 09 Jul 10 Deputy J-3, California National Guard, Sacramento, California
May 08 May 09 Commander, 79th Special Troops Battalion, San Diego, California
May 07 Apr 08 Commander, 40th Special Troops Battalion, San Diego, California
Jul 04 Apr 07 Commander, 95th Civil Support Team (WMD), Hayward, California
Jul 00 Jun 04 Deputy Commander / Operations Officer, 95th Civil Support Team (WMD), Hayward, California
Dec 98 Jul 00 S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry, Modesto, California
May 98 Dec 98 C-E Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry, Modesto, California
Jan 96 Apr 98 Aide-de-Camp for The Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Sacramento, California
Sep 95 Jan 96 Motor Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 159th Infantry, San Jose, California
Oct 93 Sep 95 Assistant S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 40th Infantry Division, San Diego, California
Jul 91 Oct 93 Anti-Armor Company Commander, Echo Company, 4th Battalion, 160th Infantry, Fullerton, California
Sep 90 Jul 91 Fire Direction Officer, Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 144th Field Artillery, Van Nuys, California
Aug 88 Aug 90 Recon Survey Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 144th Field Artillery, Bakersfield, California

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, Train, Advise, Assist and Command - South (C-TAACS), Kandahar, Afghanistan Aug 18 - Mar 19 Brigadier General
J-3, California National Guard, Sacramento, California May 11 - Jun 13 Colonel
TAC-1 Chief of Staff, Combined Joint Task Force - 101, Gamberi, Afghanistan Jul 10 - May 11 Colonel
Deputy J-3, California National Guard, Sacramento, California Apr 09 - Jul 10 Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, Train, Advise, Assist and Command - South (C-TAACS), Kandahar, Afghanistan Aug 18 - Mar 19 Brigadier General
TAC-1 Chief of Staff, Combined Joint Task Force - 101, Gamberi, Afghanistan Jul 10 - May 11 Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass, "M" Device, and Numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of California
Association of the United States Army
National Infantry Association
US Cavalry and Armor Association

 

 

As of: 1 May 19

 

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