BG James Owens

BG James Owens

Dates of Service: May 1979 - May 2013
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  • 2LT May 79
  • 1LT Feb 81
  • CPT Jul 83
  • MAJ May 91
  • LTC Jul 98
  • COL Sep 02
  • BG May 08
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1979

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Thirty-four years in command, leadership and management positions of increasing responsibility. Led and guided large organizations, training Soldiers and civilians to achieve multiple objectives in complex forward deployed combat operations and humanitarian assistance environments. Extensive experience in interagency, multi-national and joint service operations.


(4 years, 7 months)
Jan 2010 - Feb 2011
I was the Deputy Commander of CJTF-HOA under USAFRICOM.
Jun 2005 - Jun 2006
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
I was the CA Brigade Commander for CJTF-76, providing CA support to RTF-East, RTF-South, and CFC-A.
Jan 2003 - Nov 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
I was the G-3 for the 352nd CACOM under TUSA and then CJTF-7, providing CA support to US Forces in Iraq and Kuwait.
Jan 2002 - Sep 2002
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
I was the Chief, Resource Management Cell, then CJ-3 for the CJCMOTF, providing CMO support to US Forces in Afghanistan.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

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