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Brig. Gen. Thomas M Vickers Jr

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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Auburn University Main Campus - BS - Secondary Education
Columbus State University - MS - Secondary Education
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Engineer Officer Basic Course
Engineer Officer Advanced Course
Combined Arms and Services Staff Course
Command and General Staff Officer Course
Engineer Pre-Command Course
United States Army War College
Army Senior Leader Development Seminar (SLDS)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded
 
PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 19 Aug 88
1LT 18 Aug 91
CPT 1 Apr 95
MAJ 27 Jun 01
LTC 30 Dec 05
COL 17 Feb 12
BG 2 Jun 18
 
FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jun 18 Present Deputy Commander, 167th Theater Support Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec 16 May 18 Force Readiness Officer, Joint Forces Headquarters - Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama
Jul 14 Nov 16 Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Mobile, Alabama
Jan 14 Jun 14 Chief of Staff, 135th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Birmingham, Alabama
Jan 13 Jan 14 Chief of Staff, 135th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
Sep 12 Dec 12 Chief of Staff, 135th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Birmingham, Alabama
Jan 12 Aug 12 G1, Joint Forces Headquarters - Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec 10 Dec 11 Deputy Commander, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Mobile, Alabama
Jul 10 Nov 10 Deputy Commander, 142nd Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Decatur, Alabama
Aug 09 Jun 09 Deputy Commander, 621st Troop Support Command, Selma, Alabama
Aug 08 Aug 09 Commander, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
May 07 Jul 08 Battalion Commander, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM & IRAQI FREEDOM, Joint Base Balad, Iraq
Apr 06 Apr 07 Commander, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Sep 05 Apr 06 Maneuver Enhancement Officer, 62md Troop Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Jun 05 Sep 05 Executive Officer, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Oct 02 Jun 05 S3, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Jun 01 Oct 02 Engineer Staff Officer, 1169th Engineer Group, Huntsville, Alabama
Aug 00 Jun 01 Commander, HHC 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Dec 99 Aug 00 S2, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Jul 99 Dec 99 Engineer Staff Officer, 1169th Engineer Group, Huntsville, Alabama
Aug 97 Jun 99 Plans Officer, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, Dothan, Alabama
Oct 96 Aug 97 ARTEP Director, Det 3 (DOR), State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Jan 95 Oct 96 Detachment Commander, Det 3 (DOR), State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Jan 94 Jan 95 Executive Officer, HHD 62nd Troop command, Montgomery, Alabama
Jan 89 Jan 94 Platoon Leader, 186th Engineer Company, Dothan, Alabama
Aug 88 Dec 88 Platoon Leader, 1204th Engineer Company, Slocomb, Alabama
 
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS   DATE GRADE
Chief of Staff, 135th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait   Jan 13 - Jan 14 Colonel
Battalion Commander, 1203rd Engineer Battalion, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM & IRAQI FREEDOM, Joint Base Balad, Iraq   May 07 - Jul 08 Lieutenant Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal (with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters and an extra ribbon)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal (with 1 Campaign Star)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass and M Device with Numeral 2)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Veterans Service Medal of Alabama (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Emergency Service Medal of Alabama (with "911" Clasp)
Faithful Service Medal of Alabama (with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Saint Andrew's Crosses)
Active Basic Training Medal of Alabama
Combat Action Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Principal, Central High School, Phenix City, Alabama

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
National Guard Association of United States
National Guard Association of Alabama

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