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Brigadier General David J. Mikolaities

Brigadier General David J. Mikolaities

The Adjutant General, New Hampshire

Brigadier General David J. Mikolaities assumed duties as The Adjutant General, New Hampshire on September 23, 2017. General Mikolaities serves as Military Chief of Staff to the Governor and is the Executive Head of the Adjutant General's Department. As Adjutant General, he oversees all aspects of the Adjutant General's Department, which includes Army and Air National Guard, the New Hampshire Veteran's Cemetery, and the Office of Veterans Services. General Mikolaities was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1987. He has served in various positions from Platoon Leader, Company Command, Battalion Command and numerous staff positions.

EDUCATION:

United States Military Academy - BS Degree - Mechanical Engineering
Webster University - MA Degree - Management
Army War College - MA Degree - Strategic Studies

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. July 1987 - November 1987, Student, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
2. November 1987 - January 1988, Student, Ranger School, Fort Benning, Georgia
3. February 1988 - December 1988, Platoon Leader, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
4. December 1988 – October 1989, Executive Officer, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
5. October 1989 – December 1990, Support Platoon Leader, HHC, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
6. December 1990 – July 1991, Battalion S-4, HHC, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado
7. August 1991 – February 1992, Student, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
8. February 1992 – July 1992, Project Officer, Force Integration, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia
9. January 1993 – October 1993, Training Detachment Officer-In-Charge, Company C, 1st Battalion, 11th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Dix, New Jersey
10. November 1993 – May 1994, Student, Special Forces Officer Qualification Course, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
11. December 1995 – October 2001, Detachment Commander, Company C, 1st Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Springfield, Massachusetts
12. October 2001 – September 2002, Special Projects Officer, 25th Infantry Brigade, Springfield, Massachusetts
13. September 2002 – February 2003, Staff Officer, Special Operations Command - CENTRAL, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida
14. February 2003 – May 2003, J-35 Future Operations Plans Officer, Combined Forces Special Operations Command - CENTRAL (Forward), Qatar
15. May 2003 – August 2003, J-35 plans and Other Government Agency Liaison Officer, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Iraq
16. September 2003 – February 2004, J-3 Actions Officer, Special Operations Command – CENTRAL, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida and Combined Forces Special Operations Command – CENTRAL (Forward), Qatar
17. February 2004 – March 2007, Staff Officer, Special Operations Command – CENTRAL, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida
18. March 2007 – October 2007, Environmental Officer, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
19. October 2007 – February 2008, G-3 Small Arms Training Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
20. February 2008 – January 2009, G-3 Evaluation Team Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
21. January 2009 – August 2009, J-5 Special Operations Force Expansion Planner, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force - Afghanistan
22. August 2009 – May 2010, G-3 Evaluations Team Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
23. May 2010 – August 2010, J-5 Special Operations Force Expansion Planner, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan
24. August 2010 – March 2011, G-3 Training Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
25. March 2011 – January 2012, Deputy Construction and Facilities Management Officer, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
26. January 2012 – February 2014, Battalion Commander, 54th Troop Command, Concord, New Hampshire
27. February 2014 – September 2017, Construction and Facilities Management Officer, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
28. October 2017 – Present, The Adjutant General, New Hampshire National Guard, Concord, New Hampshire

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Combat Action Badge
Army Reserve Component Achievement Ribbon (with 1 Silver and 1 Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal Global War on Terrorism
Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device
Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Expert Infantry Badge
Combat Infantry Badge
Parachutist Badge
Ranger Tab
Special Forces Tab
Excellence in Competition Badge, Rifle
Excellence in Competition Badge, Pistol

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED:

Combined Arms Services Staff School
Infantry Officer Basic Course
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Joint Forces Staff College
Ranger School
Special Forces Officer Qualification Course
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
U.S. Army War College

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant, May 27, 1987
First Lieutenant, May 27, 1989
Captain, Nov. 11, 1991
Major, Oct. 12, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel, Apr. 2, 2008
Colonel, Nov. 5, 2013
Brigadier General, Sept. 23, 2017

 
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