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Major General Antonio M. Taguba

MG Antonio Taguba
Deputy Commanding General for Support
Third U.S. Army
U.S. Army Forces Central Command (USARCENT)
Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC)
 

Major General Antonio M. Taguba is currently serving as the Deputy Commanding General (Support), Third U.S. Army, U.S. Army Forces Central Command and Coalition Forces Land Component Command. Prior to this assignment, he served as the Acting Director of the Army Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Army, The Pentagon.

Major General Taguba was commissioned as an armor officer and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Idaho State University in 1972. He began his career with troop- leading assignments in the 1st Battalion, 72d Armor, 2d Infantry Division, Eight United States Army, Korea. He commanded Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Staff and Faculty Battalion, Field Artillery School/Center at Fort Sill, OK; Company B, 4th Battalion, 69th Armor at Mainz, Germany; 1st Battalion, 72d Armor, 2d Infantry Division at Camp Casey, Korea; 2d "St. Lo" Brigade, 2d Armored Division, later redesignated as 2d "Warhorse" Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Hood, TX; and the United States Army Community and Family Support Center in Alexandria, VA.

Complimenting his command assignments, Major General Taguba has served as Materiel Systems Analyst, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, The Pentagon and Executive Officer, C/J5 (Plans and Policy) ROK-US Combined Forces Command, Yongsan, Korea; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, GA; and Assistant Division Commander-Forward, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and Deputy Commanding General (South), First U.S. Army at Fort Jackson, SC.

Major General Taguba is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, the United States College of Naval Command and Staff and the United States Army War College. He is a graduate of Idaho State University with a BA Degree in History, Webster University with a MA Degree in Public Administration, Salve Regina University with a MA Degree in International Relations and the United States College of Naval Command and Staff with a MA Degree in National Security & Strategic Studies.

Major General Taguba has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster) and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

   

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