Colonel (Ret) Warren M. Perry
Deputy Adjutant General
Colonel (Ret) Warren M. Perry was appointed as the Deputy Adjutant General on 13 November 2015. The Deputy Adjutant General serves as the principal liaison to senior military officials, various state and federal officials, the legislature, local governments, and community groups. The Deputy Adjutant General also provides overall guidance and direction for state operations including business administration, facilities management, and the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery. The Deputy Adjutant General assumes full responsibility for the Adjutant General's Department in the absence of the Adjutant General.
Warren was born in Bangor, Maine and raised in a military family. He lived around the world returning to New England to attend college. He graduated from the University of Maine in 1986 where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. He served in the Army for over 28 years retiring in 2014. During his time in the Army, he held several key positions including: Inspector General, Army Accessions Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Regional Team Chief, Iraqi Assistance Group, Basra, Iraq; Commander, 2nd Battalion 358th Armor, Fort Lewis, Washington; 31st Mechanized Infantry Battalion Advisor, Saudi Arabian National Guard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Brigade Operations Officer, 1st Armor Training Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. He is a veteran of Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. His final assignment was as the State Inspector General, New Hampshire National Guard. After retirement, Warren spent a year in the private sector as an operations manager for Exel Logistics in Bow, New Hampshire.
His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (with Three Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Commendation Medal (with Four Oak Leaf Clusters); Valorous Unit Award; South West Asia Service Medal (with Three Bronze Stars); Iraqi Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia).
He holds a Master of Arts degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Business Administration from Western Kentucky University.
Warren resides in Bow with his wife Sue. They have three children, Erin, Kathleen, and Michael.