LTC James Smith

LTC James Smith

Dates of Service: Jun 1987 - Dec 2014
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • SPC Nov 88
  • SGT Jun 90
  • SSG Mar 94
  • 2LT Apr 94
  • 1LT Mar 96
  • CPT Mar 98
  • MAJ Aug 04
  • LTC Dec 10
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Apr 1994

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Bio 

Fulfilling Army career leading and managing multi-disciplined combat ready organizations and cross-functional teams in fast paced forward deployed and home station environments. Now helping clients achieve their long term financial goals.

Military Experiences

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
HHC
Chief Current Operations
Serves as the Chief of Operations for the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). Develops, coordinates, and oversees all operations including strategic movement requirements for all subordinate units. Coordinates and oversees sustainment operations for all units within III Corps's area of responsibility. Responsible for advising the Commanding General and all primary staff on all operational matters. Responsible for deconflicting and maintaining all ESC operations in the theater's area of operations. Recommends priorities for support to the ESC plans and orders. Uses cross functional teams to develop the operational portions of the ESC's OPLANS, OPORDS and SOPS. Additional responsibilities include oversight of the PMO and Knowledge Management sections.
Jun 2012 - Dec 2012
21st TSC
Chief of Munitions
Chief of the Munitions Branch in the largest Theater Sustainment Command in the United States Army. Responsible for providing staff oversight for six military and five Department of the Army Civilian personnel managing munitions materiel management functions. Uses cross functional teams to develop and implement plans, policies, programs, and procedures to achieve the theater and combatant commander's mission objectives, priorities, and requirements for ammunition supplies in the European Theater of Operations. Liaisons with supported and supporting units. Recommends allocation of resources to support external mission requirements. Monitors EAD/EAC activities, collects data, and completes analysis on performance to ensure compliance with established standards.
Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
21st TSC
Chief Transportation Integration Branch
Serves as the Director, Transportation Integration Branch for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. Uses cross functional teams to develop, coordinate, and execute strategic movement requirements ensuring rapid worldwide deployment and redeployment and sustainment for all units within the USAREUR, EUCOM, and AFRICOM areas of responsibility by all modes of transportation. Responsible for advising the TSC Commanding General and all primary staff on all transportation matters. Responsible for deconflicting and controlling ground transportation in the theater's area of operations. Recommends priorities for transportation support to the theater's plans and orders. Develops the deployment, redeployment, and highway regulation portions of the theaters OPLANS, OPORDS and SOPS.
Jul 2009 - May 2010
1st Air CAV
Brigade Logistics Officer (S4)
Serves as the Brigade Logistics Officer for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. Develops, coordinates, and resources logistical requirements for over 2,600 soldiers, 1,200+ pieces of ground equipment and 58 helicopters. Responsible for advising the Brigade Commander and all primary staff on all logistics matters. Responsible for deconflicting and controlling ground transportation in the Brigade's area of operations. Recommends Brigade priorities for logistics support to the Brigade's plans and orders. Uses cross functional teams to develops the strategic movement and logistics portions of the Brigade's OPLANS, OPORDS, and SOPS. Responsible for all contractual obligations within the Brigade.

Deployments

(4 years, 2 months)
Apr 2009 - May 2010
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Brigade S4, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st CAV Division
Sep 2006 - Jan 2008
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Division Transportation Officer, 1st CAV Division
Sep 2002 - Sep 2003
Qatar
Qatar
GWOT
Dec 1990 - May 1991
Saudi
Saudi Arabia
Operation Desert Shield/Storm

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Certifications
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1978 - 1982

University of Tulsa

Bachelor's Degree, Accounting

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