MG Paul C. Hurley, Jr.
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.