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

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      Maj. Gen. Dennis Kamimura earned a degree in Mathematics from Gonzaga University in 1969 and also received a commission through ROTC.  He went on to earn an MBA from Pepperdine University.  Maj. Gen. Kamimura assumed the role of Deputy Commanding General (Army National Guard) for the US Army Pacific on 7 January 2000, serving in that position until 2003.

      Kamimura served on Active Duty from 1969-1974, including a tour in Vietnam, before joining the Hawaii Army National Guard.  From then his most prominent duty assignment before USARPAC was commanding the 29th Separate Infantry Brigade from 1996-2000.  His civilian occupation was the Licensing Administrator for the City and County of Honolulu.

      Among Kamimura’s numerous awards are the Legion of Merit, the Purple Heart, and the Meritorious Service Medal.  Additionally, he served on the International Board of Directors for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.


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