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Maj. Gen. Sylvester Cannon

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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
The University of Alabama - BS - Accounting
Troy University - MBA - Human Resource Management
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Military Police Officer Basic Course
Military Police Officer Advanced Course
United States Army War College
Maneuver Enhance Brigade Pre-Command Course
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar
Interim Guard Senior Leader Training (IGSLT)
CAPSTONE

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded
 
PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 29 Jun 85
1LT 29 Jun 88
CPT 30 Jun 90
MAJ 1 Dec 95
LTC 3 Nov 03
COL 9 Oct 09
BG 30 Nov 14
MG 22 Jun 18
 
FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jun 18 Present Assistant Adjutant General, Montgomery, Alabama
May 18 Jun 18 Commander, 135th Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Aug 17 May 18 Deputy Commander, 1st TSC OCP, OPERATION SPARTAN SHIELD, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
Feb 15 Jul 17 Commander, 135th Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Oct 14 Jan 15 Assistant Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Montgomery, Alabama
Jul 14 Oct 14 Command Safety Officer, Joint Force Headquarters, Montgomery, Alabama
Feb 14 Jul 14 Brigade Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Mobile, Alabama
May 13 Feb 14 Task Force Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan
Feb 11 Apr 13 Brigade Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Mobile, Alabama
Jan 11 Feb 11 Division Mobility Chief, 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Oct 09 Dec 10 Division Chief, Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Aug 09 Oct 09 Division Mobility Chief, 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Sep 08 Aug 09 Mobility Officer, 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Sep 05 Sep 08 Battalion Commander, 231st Military Police Battalion, Prattville, Alabama
Aug 04 Aug 05 Inspector General, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Anniston, Alabama
May 04 Aug 04 Deputy Provost Marshall, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Anniston, Alabama
Nov 03 May 04 Comptroller, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Anniston, Alabama
Nov 02 Oct 03 Strategy & Policy Planner, Joint Forces Headquarters-HLS, USNORTHCOM, Norfolk, Virginia
May 01 Oct 02 Operations Officer, Headquarters STARC, Montgomery, Alabama
Apr 98 Apr 01 Battalion S3, 231st Military Police Company, Prattville, Alabama
Sep 97 Apr 98 Deputy Provost Marshall, Headquarters STARC, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec 95 Aug 97 Provost Marshall, Headquarters STARC, Montgomery, Alabama
Feb 94 Nov 95 Battalion S1, 231st Military Police Battalion, Prattville, Alabama
Dec 93 Feb 94 Assistant S3, 231st Military Police Battalion, Prattville, Alabama
Nov 91 Nov 93 Commander, 214th Military Police Company, Alexander City, Alabama
Feb 90 Oct 91 Battalion S2, 231st Military Police Battalion, Prattville, Alabama
Mar 89 Jan 90 Assistant S2, 231st Military Police Battalion, Prattville, Alabama
Dec 85 Mar 89 Commander, Det 1, 214th Military Police Company, Opelika, Alabama
Jun 85 Nov 85 Platoon Leader, 214th Military Police Company, Alexander City, Alabama
 
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS   DATE GRADE
Division Chief, Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kandahar, Afghanistan   Oct 09 - Dec 10 Colonel
Strategy & Policy Planner, Joint Forces Headquarters-HLS, USNORTHCOM, Norfolk, Virginia   Nov 02 - Oct 03 Major
 
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS   DATE GRADE
Deputy Commander, 1st TSC OCP, OPERATION SPARTAN SHIELD, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait   Aug 17 - May 18 Brigadier General
Task Force Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan   May 13 - Feb 14 Colonel
Division Chief, Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kandahar, Afghanistan   Oct 09 - Dec 10 Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Service Ribbon
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass Device and "M" Device)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Senior Manager, Alabama Department of Revenue, Montgomery, Alabama

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