Maj. Gen. Eugene S. Imai
Deputy Commanding General
National Guard
U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC)

Maj. Gen. Eugene S. Imai

     Maj. Gen. Eugene Imai was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Commissioned through the ROTC program at the University of Hawaii, Maj. Gen. Imai graduated with a degree in Political Science and went on to earn an MBA from the same institution. He also graduated from the Army War College. Imai retired on 31 December 1999 as Deputy Commanding General (RC), of the US Army Pacific.

     After a tour of duty in Vietnam, Imai joined the US Army Reserve where he served from 1970-1991, most notably as Chief of Staff, Headquarters, IX Corps. From there he joined the Hawaii National Guard and served as the Assistant Adjutant General and Deputy Commander for the State Area Command until his appointment to the US Army Pacific post in 1996.

     Among Imai's numerous awards are the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal. As a civilian he served as Senior Vice President for Administration, University of Hawaii, where he oversaw administrative and support functions for a 50,000-student institution with a $770 million budget.


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