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Brig. Gen. Richard Lebel Biography

Brigadier General Richard J. Lebel
Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Vermont

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of Vermont - BA - Chemistry
University of Vermont - MS - Electrical Engineering Materials Science
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Armor Officer Basic Course
Armor Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College, Command and General Staff Officer Course
United States Army War College
Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Seminar XXI, Foreign Politics Seminar
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Army Strategic Education Program - Basic (ASEP-B)
Dual Status Commander Qualification Program

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 22 Jul 88
1LT 21 Jul 91
CPT 22 Nov 93
MAJ 28 Dec 00
LTC 24 Jul 06
COL 23 Jul 11
BG 1 Jul 18

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jul 18 Present Assistant Adjutant General, Vermont Joint Force Headquarters, Colchester, Vermont
Jul 15 Jun 18 Division Chief, NGB Joint Staff, J35 Future Operations, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 14 Jul 15 Division Chief Strategic Plans and Policy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 13 Jul 14 Division Chief Mission Support, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Jul 12 Jul 13 Operations Officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Dec 10 Jul 12 Plans Branch Chief, NGB J5, Arlington, Virginia
Jan 10 Dec 10 Deputy Director ANP Development, ISAF Joint Command, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan
Aug 08 Jan 10 Office of Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Pentagon, Arlington Virginia
Aug 06 Aug 08 National Guard Advisor, EUCOM Reserve Affairs, Stuttgart Germany
Aug 05 Aug 06 Embedded Tactical Trainer Team Chief, Afghan Infantry Battalion, Afghan National Army, 207th CORPs, Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Herat, Afghanistan
Apr 05 Aug 05 CORPS G2 Advisor, 207th CORPs, Afghanistan
Feb 04 Apr 05 Branch Chief, NGB J3, Arlington, Virginia
Mar 03 Feb 04 Plans Officer, NGB J3, Arlington, Virginia
Aug 02 Mar 03 Program Manager NGB COOP, Arlington, Virginia
Dec 01 Aug 02 Battle Captain NGB EOC, Arlington, Virginia
Sep 00 Dec 01 S3, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, St. Albans, Vermont
Oct 98 Sep 00 S2, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, St. Albans, Vermont
Oct 97 Oct 98 S3-Air, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, St. Albans, Vermont
Oct 96 Oct 97 Battalion CE Officer, S3, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, St. Albans, Vermont
Oct 93 Oct 96 Commander, Company B, S3, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, Enosburg Falls, Vermont
Jun 92 Oct 93 S3-Air, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, St. Albans, Vermont
Jun 91 Jun 92 Company XO, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, Enosburg Falls, Vermont
Jul 88 Jun 91 Platoon Leader, S3, 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, Enosburg Falls, Vermont

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Division Chief, NGB Joint Staff, J35 Future Operations, Arlington, Virginia Jul 15 - Jun 18 Colonel
Division Chief Strategic Plans and Policy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 14 - Jul 15 Colonel
Division Chief Mission Support, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 13 - Jul 14 Colonel
Operations Officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 12 - Jul 13 Colonel
Deputy Director ANP Development, ISAF Joint Command, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan Jan 10 - Dec 10 Lieutenant Colonel
Embedded Tactical Trainer Team Chief, Afghan Infantry Battalion, Afghan National Army, 207th CORPs, Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Herat, Afghanistan Aug 05 - Aug 06 Lieutenant Colonel

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Division Chief Strategic Plans and Policy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 14 - Jul 15 Colonel
Division Chief Mission Support, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 13 - Jul 14 Colonel
Operations Officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Staff, J5, Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell (PACC) Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia Jul 12 - Jul 13 Colonel
Deputy Director ANP Development, ISAF Joint Command, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan Jan 10 - Dec 10 Lieutenant Colonel
Embedded Tactical Trainer Team Chief, Afghan Infantry Battalion, Afghan National Army, 207th CORPs, Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Herat, Afghanistan Aug 05 - Aug 06 Lieutenant Colonel

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with Bronze Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass and M Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Combat Action Badge
Joint Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Engineer and program manager experienced in leading and supervising teams of engineers in world class semiconductor processes and business. Program manager with oversight on microprocessors and application specific integrated circuits (computer chips) with accounts exceeding $105M. Customer focused to improve and develop new relationships and business. Experienced in materials R and D and sensor development for remote sensing and in-situ metrology. Fostered creative team work environments to solve challenging technological and operational issues. Inventor with ten patents.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Inventor: Semiconductor technology (IBM), 10 patents
2016, Selected for Chief of Staff of the Army Senior Leader Seminar

 

 

As of: 3 Dec 18