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General George W. Casey's Biography

 

General Casey

General George W. Casey, Jr.
Commanding General
Multi-National Force - Iraq 

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE: ROTC

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses
Armed Forces Staff College
Senior Service College Fellowship - The Atlantic Council

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Georgetown University - BS - International Relations
University of Denver - MA - International Relations

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None recorded

PROMOTIONS DATES OF APPOINTMENT

2LT 21 Oct 70
1LT 21 Oct 71
CPT 21 Oct 74
MAJ 6 Sep 80
LTC 1 Aug 85
COL 1 May 91
BG 1 Jul 96
MG 1 Sep 99
LTG 31 Oct 01
GEN 1 Dec 03

MAJOR DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT

  • Apr 71 Sep 72 Mortar Platoon Leader, later Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 8th Infantry Division, United States Army Europe, Germany
  • Sep 72 Jun 73 Platoon Leader, A Company, 2d Battalion 509th Infantry (Airborne), 8th Infantry Division, United States Army Europe, Germany
  • Jun 73 Oct 74 Mortar Platoon Leader, later Executive Officer, A Company, 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), United States Army Southern European Task Force, Italy
    Oct 74 Dec 75 Student, Ranger School and Infantry Officer Advanced Course, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Dec 75 Apr 77 Assistant S-4 (Logistics), later S-4, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Apr 77 Apr 78 Commander, C Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado,
  • Apr 78 Dec 78 Commander, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Dec 78 May 80 Student, International Studies, University of Denver, Denver Colorado
  • Jun 80 Jan 81 Student, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Feb 81 Feb 82 Department of Defense Military Observer, United States Military Observer Group, United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, Jerusalem
  • Feb 82 Feb 84 S-3 (Operations), later Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Feb 84 May 85 Secretary of the General Staff, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Jul 85 Jul 87 Commander, 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Aug 87 Jul 88 Student, United States Army Senior Service College Fellowship, The Atlantic Council, Washington, DC
  • Jul 88 Dec 89 Congressional Program Coordinator, Office of the Chief of Legislative Liaison, Washington, DC
  • Dec 89 Jun 91 Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Army, Washington, DC
  • Aug 91 May 93 Chief of Staff, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas
  • May 93 Mar 95 Commander, 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas
  • Mar 95 Oct 95 Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3 (Operations), V Corps, United States Army, Europe
  • Oct 95 Jul 96 Chief of Staff, V Corps, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
  • Aug 96 Aug 97 Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), later Assistant Division Command (Support), 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
  • Aug 97 Jun 99 Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs, J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC
  • Jul 99 Jul 01 Commanding General, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany
  • Jul 01 Oct 01 Commander, Joint Warfighting Center/Director, Joint Training, J-7, United States Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, Virginia
  • Oct 01 Jan 03 Director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC
  • Jan 03 Oct 03 Director, Joint Staff, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC
  • Oct 03 Jul 04 Vice Chief of Staff, Army, Washington D.C.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS Dates Grade

Department of Defense Military Observer, United States Feb 81 - Feb 82 Major
Military Observer Group, United Nations Truce Supervision
Organization, Jerusalem

Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs Aug 97 - Jun 99 Brigadier General
J-5, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC
Commander, Joint Warfighting Center/Director Jul 01 - Oct 01 Major General
Joint Training, J-7, United States Joint Forces
Command, Suffolk, Virginia (No joint credit)

Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5 Oct 01 - Jan 03 Lieutenant General
The Joint Staff, Washington, DC

Director, Joint Staff, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC Jan 03 - Oct 03 Lieutenant General

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

Defense Distinguished Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
Expert Infantryman Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Ranger Tab
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge


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