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Major General Stephen D. Collins

 MG Stephen D. Collins
MG (R) Stephen D. Collins

NOTE: Major General (Ret) Collins was appointed as Director of the Bluegrass Station Division of the Department of Military Affairs on 1 August 2008.  

Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

Major General Stephen D. Collins assumed the duties as the Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command on April 1, 2004.

He is a career National Guardsman who has served at both the enlisted and officer levels. General Collins’ accomplishments range from being the distinguished graduate at Officer Candidate School to Commanding troop units for more than ten years. His staff assignments include Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Human Resources Officer, Assistant State Maintenance Officer, Plans Officer, State Recruiting and Retention Officer and State Security Officer. General Collins has served on numerous national panels including the Plans, Operations, Readiness and Training Council and the Special Forces Advisory Council.

EDUCATION:
1972 University of Kentucky - BA Degree - Business Administration
1998 United States Army War College
1999 Kentucky State University - MPA Degree - Public Administration/International Administration and Development

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. Jul 72 - Aug 73, Platoon Leader, 413th Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
2. Aug 73 - Oct 73, Student, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland
3. Oct 73 - Oct 77, Platoon Leader, 413th Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
4. Oct 77 - Jul 78, Executive Officer, 413th Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
5. Jul 78 - Oct 79, Recruiting and Induction Officer, Headquarters, States Area Command, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
6. Oct 79 - Aug 81, State Recruiting Officer, Headquarters, States Area Command, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
7. Aug 81 - Oct 83, Commander, 475th Combat Support Hospital, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky 8. Oct 83 - Nov 85, Senior Training and Counseling Officer, Kentucky Military Academy, Kentucky National Guard, Fort Knox, Kentucky
9. Nov 85 - Nov 88, Commander, Company B (Maintenance) 103rd Forward Support Battalion, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kentucky National Guard, Harrodsburg, Kentucky
10. Nov 88 - Aug 90, S-2/3 Operations Officer, 103rd Forward Support Battalion, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kentucky National Guard, Danville, Kentucky
11. Aug 90 - Aug 91, S-4, 149th Armor Brigade, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kentucky National Guard, Louisville, Kentucky
12. Aug 91 - Aug 93, Executive Officer, 103rd Forward Support Battalion, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kentucky National Guard, Danville, Kentucky
13. Aug 93 - Aug 97, Commander, 103rd Forward Support Battalion, 35th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kentucky National Guard, Harrodsburg, Kentucky
14. Aug 97 - Jun 98, Student, Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
15. Jun 98 - Aug 99, Plans, Operations and Military Support Officer and later as the Plans, Operations and Training Officer, Headquarters, Kentucky State Area Command, Kentucky National Guard, Frankfort, Kentucky
16. Aug 99 - Nov 00, Commander, 75th Troop Command, Kentucky National Guard, Bluegrass Station, Kentucky
17. Nov 00 - Mar 04, Deputy Commander for Support, United States Army South, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico
18. Apr 04 - Present, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medal Army Service Ribbon Air Assault Badge

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:
2LT 29 Jul 72
1LT 9 Jul 75
CPT 01 Oct 79
MAJ 18 Sep 87
LTC 28 Sep 93
COL 12 Aug 98
BG (LINE) 24 May 01
MG (LINE) 28 Apr 05

(Current as of May 2005)

 

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