Task Force Southeast Commander
Brig. Gen. Kevin D. Admiral (USA)
Brigadier General Kevin D. Admiral graduated from the University of Kansas in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cellular Biology and was commissioned an Armor officer.
He assumed duties as the Deputy Commander-Maneuver, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado in August 2018.
BG Admiral’s previous assignments include Tank Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in 1st Battalion, 32nd Armored Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion S4, A Company Commander and Headquarters Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 72nd Armored Regiment at Camp Casey, Korea; Tank Company/Cavalry Troop Observer-Controller at the National Training Center, California; Small Group Instructor for the Armor Captain’s Career Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky; Battalion S3 and Executive Officer of 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment and deployed in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 05-07; Deputy Chief of Plans/G5 for the 4th Infantry Division and Multi-National Division-Baghdad during OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 07-09; Aide-de-Camp to the 36th Army Chief of Staff in Washington, DC; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment (SBCT) at Fort Bliss and in Afghanistan in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM 12-13; later served as 1st Armored Division Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff; 76th Regimental Commander, 3d Cavalry Regiment (SBCT) at Fort Hood and in Afghanistan in support OPERATION RESOLUTE SUPPORT & FREEDOM’S SENTINEL; and Executive Officer to the Commander of the UN Command/Combined Forces Command/US Forces Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Brigadier General Admiral’s education includes the Armor Basic and Advanced Courses, the Cavalry Leader’s Course, the Joint Advanced Warfighting School from which he received a Master of Science in Campaign Planning and Strategy, the Royal College of Defence Studies in London where he was a Senior Service College Fellow.
Brigadier General Admiral’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (with three oak leaf clusters), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal (with six oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with three oak leaf clusters), the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge and Army Staff Identification Badge.