Task Force Southeast Commander

Brig. Gen. David M. Hamilton (USA)

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE USMA
EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
United States Military Academy – BS – No Major
Webster University – MA – Human Resources
National Defense University – MS – National Security and Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses
United States Army Command and General Staff College
National War College
Senior Service College Fellowship - Harvard University
Joint and Combined Warfighting School

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)
None recorded

PROMOTIONS
DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 25 May 88
1LT 25 May 90
CPT 1 Sep 92
MAJ 1 Mar 99
LTC 1 Dec 04
COL 1 May 10
BG 2 Apr 17

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jun 16 Present
Deputy Commanding General (Support), 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia and OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, Afghanistan
Jul 14 May 16
Chief, House Liaison Division, Office of the Chief, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC
Sep 13 Jun 14
Post-Senior Service College Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Aug 11 Jun 13
Commander, 212th Fires Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas
Jun 10 Jul 11
Chief, Training and Evaluation Division, Brigade Modernization Command, Army Capabilities and Integration Center, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Bliss, Texas
Aug 09 Jun 10
Student, National War College, Fort Leslie J. McNair, Washington, DC
Aug 08 Jul 09
Senior Analyst, later Deputy Director, Commander's Initiative Group, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq
Jun 06 Jun 08
Commander, 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Republic of Korea
May 04 May 06
Mission Commander, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Travis Air Force Base, California
Jun 03 Apr 04
Deputy Effects Coordinator, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington
Jun 01 Jun 03
Executive Officer, later Operation Officer, 2d Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington
Jul 00 Jun 01
Student, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Jan 98 Jun 00
Instructor, Australian School of Artillery, United States Army Exchange Program, Australia
Mar 96 Nov 97
Commander, A Battery, later D Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany and OPERATION JOINT GUARD, Bosnia-Herzegovina
May 95 Mar 96
Adjutant, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
Jun 93 May 95
Targeting Officer, 3d Infantry Division Artillery, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
Oct 92 May 93
Student, United States Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Dec 91 Aug 92
Fire Support Officer, B Battery, 3d Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, Division Artillery, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Jun 89 Dec 91
Fire Direction Officer, later Platoon Leader, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment (Airborne), later Assistant Adjutant, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and OPERATION DESERT SHIELD, Saudi Arabia

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
DATE GRADE
Senior Analyst, later Deputy Director, Commander's Initiative Group, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq Aug 08 - Jul 09 Lieutenant Colonel Mission Commander, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Travis Air Force Base, California May 04 - May 06 Major/Lieutenant Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
DATE GRADE
Commander, Task Force Southeast, Resolute Support Mission, OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, Afghanistan

Aug 17 - Present
Colonel/Brigadier General

Senior Analyst, later Deputy Director, Commander's Initiative Group, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq

Aug 08 - Jul 09
Lieutenant Colonel

Commander, A Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, OPERATION JOINT GUARD, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Mar 97 - Jun 97
Captain

Platoon Leader, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment (Airborne), 18th Field Artillery Brigade, OPERATION DESERT SHIELD, Saudi Arabia

Nov 90 - Mar 91
First Lieutenant

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal 
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Senior Parachutist Badge
Ranger Tab
Army Staff Identification Badge
 

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