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Wednesday, 25 June 2008



Major General Jeffrey J. Schloesser
101st Airborne Division

MG Jeffrey J. Schloesser enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1976 and was commissioned from Officer Candidate School in 1977.  His first assignment was as Platoon Leader, B Company, 293rd Combat Engineer Battalion (Heavy) in Baumholder, Germany. In the following 31 years, he has served with Engineer, Aviation, Special Operations Aviation, and combined arms units/task forces from platoon to division.  He commanded two Special Operations Aviation Battalions (1st and 2nd Battalions, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Airborne) and 12th Aviation Brigade (V Corps), serving multiple tours in Germany, two years in South Korea, and tours in both Jordan and Kuwait.  He deployed to operations in Haiti, Albania, Kosovo, and Iraq.  MG Schloesser also served as a Middle East Foreign Area Officer, an Army Strategist, and as a Counterterrorism Planner.  He has been a Political/Military Officer at the U.S. Department of State.  As a General Officer, MG Schloesser has served as:  Chief, Office of Military Cooperation, Kuwait; in October 2001, he started and became the first Chief, War on Terrorism Strategic Planning Cell (J-5, Joint Staff); during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF 1), he served as Assistant Division Commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from June 2003 to June 2004; he was Director, Army Aviation Task Force (HQDA); his last position was Deputy Director (Strategic Operational Planning), National Counterterrorism Center.  MG Schloesser is a graduate of the University of Kansas; he received a Master's of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and was a National Security Fellow at the J.F.K School of Government, Harvard University.



Command Sergeant Major Vincent Camacho
101st Airborne Division

Command Sergeant Major Vincent Camacho was born on 16 July 1964, in Saipan, Northern Marianas Island.  He entered the United States Army on 15 February 1983 at Syracuse, New York. He trained as a Light Infantryman and graduated from Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia.  Command Sergeant Major Camacho has served in the following duty positions and organizations: Rifleman, Machine-gunner, and Scout Team Leader in 1-502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  He was a Team Leader, Rifle Squad Leader, and Operations Sergeant in 1-27th Infantry Regiment at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  He became a Rifle Squad Leader in 2/75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Washington, followed by an Instructor/Squad Leader and Senior Instructor in 5th Ranger Training Battalion at Dahlonega, Georgia.  He would later become a Platoon Sergeant in 4/22nd Infantry Regiment & 1/21st Infantry Regiment,  and First Sergeant in 1/27th Infantry Regiment, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  He would return to Fort Campbell as a First Sergeant in 1/502nd Infantry Regiment & 3/502nd Infantry Regiment.  He became a Battalion Command Sergeant Major in 2/22nd Infantry Regiment at Fort Drum, New York; but would return to Fort Campbell as the Battalion Command Sergeant Major in 3/187th Infantry Regiment.  He then would become the Brigade Command Sergeant Major for 3rd Brigade, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  He is presently the Post and Division Command Sergeant Major of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  Command Sergeant Major Camacho has attended all levels of the Noncommissioned Officers Education System, culminating with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 52). He is a graduate of the Warrior Leader Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers course, and the First Sergeants course, as well as numerous infantry and special operations-related schools. CSM Camacho has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Albany, New York.  His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster), the Meritorious Service medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Commendation medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement medal (5th Oak Leaf Cluster), the Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), the National Defense Service Ribbon, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Iraqi Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal; both the Expert Infantryman Badge and Combat Infantryman Badges; Senior Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge; Ranger Tab; and the Air Assault Badge.



Brigadier General Mark A. Milley
Deputy Commanding General (Operations) 101st Airborne Division

BG Mark A. Milley was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the United States Army in 1980.  Brigadier General Milley has held a variety of command and staff assignments in the 82nd Airborne Division, 7th Infantry Division (Light), 25th Infantry Division, 2d Infantry Division, 10th Mountain Division, and 5th Special Forces Group.  His commands include Special Forces Operational, Detachment "A", 5th Special Forces Group; Rifle Company and Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 21st Infantry, 7th Infantry Division (Light); 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 2d Infantry Division; U.S. Provisional Brigade/Task Force Eagle, Multi-National Division (North), Bosnia; 2d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light).  Brigadier General Milley's key staff assignments include G3, 25th Infantry Division (Light); Chief of Staff, 25th Infantry Division (Light); Assistant Deputy Director for Joint Operations, The Joint Staff; Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.  Brigadier General Milley has deployed to multiple contingency operations to include: MFO-Sinai; Operation JUST CAUSE, Panama; Operation UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, Haiti; Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan; and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq.  Brigadier General Milley holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Princeton University, a Master of Arts in International Relations from Columbia University, and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College.  He is also an MIT Seminar XXI Fellow.  His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal (OLC), Legion of Merit (OLC), Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (5OLC),  Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (OLC), Combat Infantryman Badge (with Star), Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Scuba Diver Badge, Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge.


Brigadier Gerneral James C. McConville
Deputy Commanding General (Support) 101st Airborne Division


BG James C. McConville of Quincy, Massachusetts graduated from the United States Military Academy and was commissioned as an infantry officer in the Regular Army in 1981. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and was a National Security Fellow at Harvard University.  Upon completion of the Infantry Officer Basic Course and Army Rotary Wing Aviator Course, BG McConville was assigned to the 7th Infantry Division at Fort Ord, California. While there, he served as a Scout Team leader, Support Platoon Leader and Aero-rifle (Blues Platoon) Commander for 2nd Squadron, 10th Cavalry from 1982-1985.  BG McConville was then assigned to 7th Infantry Division (Light) where he served as the Squadron S-4 and C Troop Commander for 2nd Squadron, 9th Cavalry from 1985-1987.  After attendance at the Aviation Officer Advanced Course, BG McConville was assigned to Flight Concepts Division at Fort Eustis, Virginia. He served as the Training Officer, Operations Officer, and S-3 from 1990-1993. After graduating from the Command and General Staff College, BG McConville was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division (Light) where served as the Squadron S-3 for 5th Squadron, 9th Cavalry and the Aviation Brigade S-3 from 1994-1996. BG McConville next served as a J-5 Strategic Planner at the United States Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida from 1996-1998.  BG McConville then served in the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) at Fort Campbell, KY as the Commander of the Division’s Cavalry Squadron, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry and Division G-3 from 1998-2001.  After completing the Senior Service College at Harvard, BG McConville commanded the 4th Bde of the 1st Cavalry from 2002-2005 which included a tour in Iraq from 2004-2005.  Based on the heroism of his aviators and the tireless efforts of his Soldiers, his Brigade was selected as the 2004 AAAA Aviation Unit of the Year.   BG McConville most recently served as the Executive Officer to Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 2005 to 2007.  BG McConville is a master army aviator qualified in the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior, the AH-64D Longbow Apache, the AH-6, AH-1 Cobra and others and his awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (OLC), the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Air Medals (2), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), the Combat Action Badge, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Master Army Aviator Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and others.

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