National Guard
Major General RONALD WIN BURKETT, II
  
Commander, 36th Infantry Division
Austin, TX
Since: March 2022
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Southwest Texas State University - BA - Journalism
Eastern Kentucky University - MS - Emergency and Disaster Management
National Defense University - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Field Artillery Officer Basic Course
Aviation Officer Basic Course
Initial Entry Rotary Wing (OH-58) Course
AH-64 Aviator Qualification Course
Aviation Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
Joint Advanced Warfighting School
Harvard University, Senior Executives in National and International Security (SENIS)
UH-60M, Aviation Qualification Course
Senior Leader Development Seminar (SLDS)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 24 May 89
1LT 1 Nov 91
CPT 1 May 94
MAJ 27 Aug 02
LTC 23 Jan 09
COL 22 May 14
BG 1 Jan 19
MG 1 Apr 22

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Mar 22 Present Commander, 36th Infantry Division, Austin, Texas
Oct 21 Mar 22 Special Assistant to the Director, Army National Guard, Arlington, VA
Aug 18 Oct 21 Deputy Commanding General - Maneuver (DCG-M), 36th Infantry Division, Austin, TX
Nov 16 Jul 18 Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation Brigade (Heavy), Del Valle, Texas
Jun 15 Oct 16 Chief, J55 Plans Division, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Jun 14 May 15 Deputy Director, Joint Actions Control Office, National Guard Bureau, Arlington Virginia
Jun 13 May 14 Liaison Officer to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North American Aerospace Defense Command, United States Northern Command, Washington, District of Columbia
Jul 12 Jun 13 Student, Joint Advanced Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk Virginia
Oct 11 Jul 12 Chief, Aviation Safety and Standardization Branch, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Sep 10 Oct 11 Commander, United States Balkans National Support Element, United States European Command, Pristina, Kosovo
Dec 09 Sep 10 Executive Officer to the Chief of Staff, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Dec 08 Dec 09 Branch Chief, Domestic Operations, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
May 07 Dec 08 G5 Plans Officer/Canada Desk Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Northern Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Jan 07 Apr 07 Transformation Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 72nd Brigade, 36th Infantry Division, Houston, Texas
Oct 05 Jan 07 Deputy G3, Multi-National Task Force (East), Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo
Sep 04 Oct 05 Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th Division (Training Support), Houston, Texas
Feb 03 Aug 04 Operations Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 75th Division (Training Support), Houston, Texas
Feb 02 Feb 03 Senior Observer/Controller, Opposing Forces Branch, Battle Projection Group, 1st Brigade, 75th Division (Training Support), Houston, Texas
Nov 00 Jan 02 Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, Houston, Texas
May 97 Oct 00 Company Commander, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, Fort Hood, Ellington Field, Houston, Texas
Jan 97 May 97 Attack Troop Commander, Bravo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 6th United States Cavalry, United States Army Europe, OPERATION JOINT GUARD, Bosnia
Jun 96 Jan 97 Rear Detachment Commander, 2nd Squadron, 6th United States Cavalry, United States Army Europe
Jan 96 May 96 Operations Officer, 2st TACOM (FWD), United Nations Implementation Force, Bosnia
Jul 95 Dec 95 Squadron Assistant S3, 2nd Squadron, 6th United States Cavalry, United States Army Europe
Apr 95 Jun 95 AH-64 Aviator Qualification Course, Headquarters, United States Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama
May 94 Mar 95 Aviation Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Headquarters, United States Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Aug 93 May 94 Initial Entry Rotary Wing (OH-58), Headquarters, United States Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Nov 92 Jul 93 Battalion Maintenance Officer, Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Apr 92 Nov 92 Firing Battery Executive Officer, Company Fire Support Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Aug 90 Apr 91 Company Fire Support Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Apr 90 Apr 92 Company Fire Support Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, OPERATION DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Chief, J55 Plans Division, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia Jun 15 - Oct 16 Colonel
Deputy Director, Joint Actions Control Office, National Guard Bureau, Arlington Virginia Jun 14 - May 15 Colonel
Liaison Officer to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North American Aerospace Defense Command, United States Northern Command, Washington, District of Columbia Jun 13 - May 14 Lieutenant Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Commander, United States Balkans National Support Element, United States European Command, Pristina, Kosovo Sep 10 - Oct 11 Lieutenant Colonel
Deputy G3, Multi-National Task Force (East), Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo Oct 05 - Jan 07 Major
Attack Troop Commander, Bravo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 6th United States Cavalry, United States Army Europe, OPERATION JOINT GUARD, Bosnia Jan 97 - May 97 Captain
Operations Officer, 2st TACOM (FWD), United Nations Implementation Force, Bosnia Jan 96 - May 96 Captain
Squadron Assistant S3, 2nd Squadron, 6th United States Cavalry, United States Army Europe Jul 95 - Dec 95 Captain
Company Fire Support Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, OPERATION DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina Apr 90 - Apr 92 First Lieutenant

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars)
Kosovo Campaign Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass, "M" device and Numeral 2)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 4)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Army Aviator Badge
Senior Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
The Army Staff Identification Badge

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Army Aviator
Flight hours: 786
Aircraft flown: UH-60M, UH-1, OH-58A/C, AH-64A
Pilot wings: Fort Rucker, Alabama

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of the United States
Army Aviation Association of America
National Guard Association of Texas

 

 

As of: 14 Apr 22

 

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