Prior to assuming the duties as the Commanding General of the 104th Division (IT), he served as the Assistant Division Commander for Operations (ADC-O), and the Division’s Chief of Staff. He was commissioned Air Defense through the ROTC program at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif., where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree in Accounting. Brig. Gen. Regua also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Chapman University and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the U.S. Army War College.
Prior to joining the 104th Division (Institutional Training) in July 2003, Brig. Gen. Regua was the Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations and Training), 91st Division (Training Support) headquartered at Camp Parks, Dublin, Calif., where he was mobilized the first half of 2003 in support in Operation Noble Eagle.
Upon receiving his commission as a Second Lieutenant in 1977, Brig. Gen. Regua served on active duty as an assault fire platoon leader, tactical control officer, and executive officer for Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery (Hawk) in Giessen, Germany. While in Giessen, Brig. Gen. Regua was a qualified Allied Air Forces, Central Europe (AAFCE) Battery Control Evaluator where he evaluated the readiness of Dutch, German and other U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery. He also served as an Operations Research System Analyst at the U.S. Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Brig. Gen. Regua has held positions of increased responsibility in the Army Reserve to include; Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Division Training and Operations Officer, Team Chief of a Field Artillery Observer/Controller Training section, Battalion Commander in 91st Division (Exercise), Garrison Support Unit (GSU) Commander in the 63rd Regional Readiness Command, and Assistant Chief of Staff, G1, 91st Division (TS).