COL Tim Heinemann

COL Tim Heinemann

Dates of Service: Aug 1972 - Jul 2003
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  • SPC
  • SGT Apr 73
  • 2LT Jul 73
  • 1LT Jul 75
  • CPT Jul 77
  • MAJ Jan 86
  • LTC Mar 91
  • COL Jun 96
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Jul 1973

Recent Activity  -


Special Forces Command and Staff assignments in EUCOM and CENTCOM. TDY in SOUTHCOM and PACOM. Leadership, education and training assignments at USMA, US Army Command and General Staff College and US Army Battle Command Training Program. Currently a contract CT trainer for DOD, and volunteer adviser to pro-democracy ethnic resistance movements in Burma, and democracy movements in Vietnam.

Military Experiences

Feb 2003 - May 2003
Plans Chief (J3)
Chief, J3 Phase IV Plans, SOCCENT, charged with planning Post-conflict stabilization, Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Jun 2000 - Feb 2003
Dean of Academics
Academic Dean with oversight of ILE / CGSOC, SAMS, School of Command Preparation, CAS3, Center for Army Leadership, Combat Studies Institute and Digital Leader Development Center. Professional develop of 14,000 resident and non-resident US joint services and US allies from over 70 nations. Oversight of over 300 faculty. US Army's senior representative to the Conference of Americas Training and Education Forum in the field of Irregular Warfare. Member of JCS J7 Council for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME).
Jun 1999 - May 2000
Senior US Army observe-controller for Theater Army Component Command, ASCC and JTF readiness exercises covering all combatant commands and CONUS Armies (1st and 5th Armies)
Jul 1998 - May 1999
Director, Dept of Joint-Multinational Operations
Academic Department Director at US Army Command and General Staff College responsible for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) content in MEL4 professional development for US and allied officers. Oversight of a combine US-UK-Canadian-Australian faculty team. Mobile Training Team leader to counterpart staff colleges in SOUTHCOM and PACOM regions.


(1 year, 7 months)
Feb 2003 - Apr 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
SOCCENT, J3 Chief of Phase IV Plans, charged with developing ?J3 post-conflict stabilization plans for the Iraq Theater of Operations.
Aug 1997 - Apr 1998
SFOR Boznia-Herzegovina
Joint Paramilitary Commissioner for MND-North conducting SFOR stabilization missions in collaboration with Serbian counter-terrorism and police commanding generals.
Apr 1997 - May 1997
Operation Guardian Retrieval
J3 Director of Operations for the joint special operations task force charged with US AMCIT evacuation from Kinshasa, Zaire.
Sep 1994 - Oct 1994
Operation Safe Passage
G3 Planner for USARSO, Panama planning the repatriation of Cuban refugees in support of CINCSOUTCOM.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 1994 - Jun 1996

AOASF School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS)

Apr 1978 - Jul 1978

Special Forces Officer Course

Sep 1977 - Apr 1978

Infanty Officer Advanced Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Aug 1977 - Sep 1977

Aug 1973

Foreign Language Skills


German (3/3)

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1993 - 1994

1968 - 1973

George Mason University

Bachelor's Degree, German

Personal Information

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