TAAC South Commander

Brig. Gen. John W. Lathrop (USA)

Assistant Division Commander, 40th ID (S) 40th Infantry Division Los Alamitos, CA

Since: October 2014
 
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of California - Riverside - BA - Public Service and Political Science University of Redlands - MA - Management

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
The Fletcher School-Tufts University, School of Law and Diplomacy, Senior Service College Sustainment Pre Command Course, United States Army Logistics Management College, Strategic Planning and Management Course, National Guard Professional Education Center ASLDP-Basic Deputy Commanding General Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM) Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM) Syracuse University - National Security Studies Management Course (NSSMC)

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT USAR 17 Dec 86
1LT USAR 2 Oct 89
CPT ARNG 29 Jan 92
MAJ ARNG 28 Jun 96
LTC ARNG 10 Aug 00
COL ARNG 9 Aug 05
BG LINE 7 Jul 15

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Oct 14 Present Assistant Division Commander, 40th ID (S), 40th Infantry Division , Los Alamitos, California Jul 13 Sep 14 Commander, Land Component Command Nov 12 Jul 13 Chief of Staff, 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard Los Alamitos, California Nov 11 Nov 12 J5, Director of Strategy, Policy and Preparedness California National Guard, Sacramento, California Jul 10 Nov 11 Chief of Staff, Headquarters, California Army National Guard, Sacramento, California Jun 09 Jul 10 Commanding Officer, 115th Regional Support Group, Roseville, California Sep 06 Jun 09 G3 and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Training, Headquarters, California Army National Guard, Sacramento, California Jun 05 Sep 06 Deputy Commanding Officer, 40th Corps Support Group, Life Support Area Anaconda, Balad, Iraq Jun 04 Jun 05 Senior Service College Fellow, International Strategic Studies Program, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts Aug 03 Jun 04 Director-Security, Plans and Operations and Full Time Officer in Charge, 115th Area Support Group, Roseville, California Nov 01 Aug 03 Operations Officer and Full Time Officer in Charge, 100th Troop Command, Fairfield, California Jun 00 Nov 01 Commander, Detachment 5 State Area Command, Recruiting & Retention, Sacramento, California Jun 99 Jun 00 Executive Officer, HQs, 1st Battalion, 143rd Field Artillery, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Walnut Creek, California Jul 98 Jun 99 Student, Command and General Staff Officer Course, US Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Dec 95 Jun 98 Assistant Professor of Military Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Jul 95 Dec 95 Adjutant, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Field Artillery, Los Angeles, California Sep 94 Jun 95 Adjutant, Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 144th Field Artillery, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Van Nuys, California Dec 91 Sep 94 Commander, A Battery, 3rd Battalion, 144th Field Artillery , 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Bakers field, California Aug 91 Dec 91 Targeting Officer, Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 144th Field Artillery, 40th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Bakersfield, California Jul 90 Jun 91 Ammunition Platoon Leader, B Battery, 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Southwest Asia Dec 89 Jul 90 Firing Platoon Leader, B Battery, 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma Dec 88 Dec 89 Fire Direction Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic Of South Korea Mar 88 Dec 88 Recon/Survey Officer, Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic Of South Korea


SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS  DATE GRADE Deputy Commanding Officer, 40th Corps Support Group, Life Support Area Anaconda, Balad, Iraq  Jun 05 - Sep 06 Colonel Ammunition Platoon Leader, B Battery, 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Southwest Asia  Jul 90 - Jun 91 First Lieutenant Fire Direction Officer, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic Of South Korea  Dec 88 - Dec 89 First Lieutenant Recon/Survey Officer, Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic Of South Korea  Mar 88 - Dec 88 Second Lieutenant

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Bronze Star Medal with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters Army Commendation Medal with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters Army Achievement Medal with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars Global War on Terror Service Medal Korean Defense Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Silver Hourglass Device and M device Army Service Ribbon Army Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 2 device Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon with numeral 3 device Kuwait Liberation Medal - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal - Government of Kuwait Combat Action Badge Recruiter Basic Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS  National Guard Association of the United States (Life Member) National Guard Association of California Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Member) Military Officers Association (Life Member) US Army War College Alumni Association (Life Member) American Legion United States Field Artillery Association Transportation Corps Regimental Association Knights of Columbus (4th Degree) Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
The Order of Saint Barbara, United States Field Artillery Association The Order of Saint Christopher, Transportation Corps Regimental Association Whitehead Leadership Society, University of Redlands. National Guard Association of the United States, Meritorious Service Award

 

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