Aviation Hot Topic: Sustaining in the Future Operating Environment

Aviation Hot Topic: Sustaining in the Future Operating Environment

Thursday, September 7, 2017 to Thursday, September 7, 2017

MG Paul C. Hurley, Jr.

MG Paul Hurley

Commanding General, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command/Sustainment Center of Excellence and Fort Lee

Major General Paul C. Hurley, Jr. was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Texas A&M University in July 1986.

MG Hurley’s civilian education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University, and Master’s degrees in both Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Air Force Air University. His military education includes: Transportation Officer Basic and Advance Courses, United States Army Command and General Staff College, and United States Air Force War College.

MG Hurley’s command experience includes: Platoon Leader, 34th Transportation Company, 372nd Transportation Company and 29th Transportation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 96th Transportation Company (HET), 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Commander, 47th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Baghdad, Iraq; Brigade Commander, National Training Center Support Brigade, Fort Irwin, California; Commanding General, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 8th United States Army, Camp Henry, South Korea; Commanding General, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Commanding General, United States Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence, Fort Lee, Virginia.

His staff experiences include serving as: Assistant Division Transportation Officer, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and OPERATION DESERT STORM; BMO and S-1, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Division Transportation Officer, 82nd Airborne Division and Executive Officer, 307th Forward Support Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; J-7 Joint Training Operations Analyst and then Executive Assistant to the Vice J-7, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.; G-4, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany; G-4, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; CJ4, Multinational Corps – Iraq with subsequent duty as the Deputy J-4, U.S. Forces – Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM; Deputy Commanding General and Director of Operations, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; CJ-4, U.S. Forces Korea, Seoul, South Korea; and G-4, U.S. Forces Command (FORSCOM), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

MG Hurley’s awards and decorations include: Distinguished Service Metal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters); Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Presidential Unit Citation; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Valorous Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Commendation; National Defense Service Medal (1 Campaign Star); Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 Campaign Stars); Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star); Global War on Terrorism (Expeditionary); Global War on Terrorism (Service); Army Service Ribbon; Army Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 4 Device); Kuwait Liberation Medal; Joint Chiefs Staff Identification Badge; Ranger Tab; Combat Action Badge; Senior Parachutist Badge; and Air Assault Badge.