Major General John E. Stevens

Major General John E. Stevens assumed duties as Deputy Commanding General (Army National Guard), Army Materiel Command on 1 February 2001. General Stevens advised the Commanding General and Deputy Commanding General on all matters affecting the Army National Guard (ARNG) including policy and regulatory issues, use of Army National Guard forces in Army Materiel Command missions, and Army National Guard readiness issues.

The general’s military career began with his commissioning as a second lieutenant of artillery through the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Dayton in 1968. He joined the Ohio Army National Guard in 1970 and served in air defense artillery and combat engineer units. General Stevens joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 213th Area Support Group in 1975. He assumed command of the 165th Military Police in 1986. In 1989, he led the 165th through its reorganization to 1st Battalion, 213th Air Defense Artillery. From January 1990 to September 1993, he commanded the 28th Infantry Division Support Command and led it through reorganization to the multifunctional support battalion structure. Then, as the Assistant Adjutant General from September 1993 to February 2001, he was responsible for long range planning, logistics, information management, and safety for the 16,000 members of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

EDUCATION:
1968 University Of Dayton - BS - Industrial Management
1970 University of Dayton - MBA - Business Administration
1974 University of Cincinnati - MA - Industrial Relations
1975 University of Cincinnati - PhD - Operations Management
1991 Army War College

   

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. Nov 70 - Apr 71, Assistant Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 174th Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, Middletown, Ohio
2. Jul 71 - Jan 72, Platoon Leader, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 174th Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, Middletown, Ohio
3. Feb 72 - Feb 73, Platoon Leader, Company A, 372d Engineer Battalion, Ohio Army National Guard, Middletown, Ohio
4. Mar 73 - Jul 75, Executive Officer, Company A, 372d Engineer Battalion, Ohio Army National Guard, Middletown, Ohio
5. Aug 75 - Aug 75, Purchasing-Contracting Officer, Headquarters, 213th Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Allentown, Pennsylvania
6. Oct 75 - Nov 80, Personnel Management Officer, Headquarters, 213th Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Allentown, Pennsylvania
7. Dec 80 - Apr 84, Intelligence Officer, Headquarters, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Allentown, Pennsylvania
8. Apr 84 - Dec 85, Plans-0perations Officer, Headquarters, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Allentown, Pennsylvania
9. Jan 86 - Jul 89, Commander, 165th Military Police Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Lehighton, Pennsylvania
10. Aug 89 - Jan 90, Commander, 1st Battalion, 213th Air Defense Artillery, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Lehighton, Pennsylvania
11. Jan 90 - Feb 93, Commander, 28th Infantry Division Support Command, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
12. Sep 93 - Feb 01, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, State Area Command, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Annville, Pennsylvania
13. Feb 01 - Present, Deputy Commanding General (Army National Guard), Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievements Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (with Numeral 6)

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION:
Professor of Management and former Chairman, Department of Management and Marketing, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:
2LT USAR 21 Dec 68
2LT ARNG 25 Nov 70
1LT ARNG 20 Dec 71
CPT ARNG 14 Jan 76
MAJ ARNG 24 Feb 81
LTC ARNG 10 Feb 86
COL ARNG 24 May 90
BG ARNG 19 Nov 93
MG ARNG 01 Feb 01


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