Deputy Commander CSTC-A

Maj. Gen. Leon N. Thurgood

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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC
EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of Utah – BS – Social Science
University of Utah – BS – Business Administration
Naval Postgraduate School – MS – Systems Acquisition Management
Air University – MS – Strategic Studies
Argosy University – PHD – Management
 
MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Aviation Officer Basic Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
Naval Postgraduate School
Air War College

PROMOTIONS
DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT - 28 May 86
1LT - 28 Nov 87
CPT - 1 Jan 91
MAJ - 1 Oct 97
LTC - 1 Sep 02
COL - 1 Nov 07
BG - 2 Aug 13
MG - 2 Nov 15
 
ASSIGNMENTS
Feb 17 - Present: Deputy Commanding General for Support, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, United States Forces-Afghanistan, OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, Afghanistan
Feb 16 - Jan 17: Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, DC
Feb 13 - Jan 16: Program Executive Officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Sep 12 - Feb 13: Deputy Program Executive Officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Jun  11 - Oct 12: Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Washington, DC
May 07 - Jun 10: Project Manager, Utility Helicopters, Program Executive Office Aviation, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama and OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq
Jan 04 - May 07: Product Manager, Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter, Program Executive Office Aviation, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Jul 02 - Jan 04: Product Manager, Comanche Air Vehicle, Program Executive Office Aviation, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Apr 02 - Jul 02: Student, Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts
May 00 - May 02: Assignment Officer, United States Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia
Jun 98 - May 00: Assistant Product Manager, Special Operations Aviation Systems, Orlando, Florida
Jun 97 - Jun 98: Student, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Jun 95 - Jun 97: Student, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California
Dec 92 - Jun 95: Student, Special Operations Aviation Training Course, later Platoon Leader, later Company Commander, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Jul 92 - Dec 92: Student, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia
Jul 91 - Jun 92: Assistant Operations Officer, later Operations Officer, 2nd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Feb 89 - Jul 91: Flight Platoon Leader, later Operations Officer, A Company, 2d Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM, Saudi Arabia
Jan 88 - Feb 89: Flight Section Leader, 213th Aviation Company, later Flight Platoon Leader, A Company, 501st Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Brigade, Eighth United States Army, Republic of Korea
 
US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal
Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Senior Army Aviator Badge
Pathfinder Badge
 

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