Brig. Gen. Alexander I. Kozlov
Deputy Commanding General

U.S. Army Reserve

Photo of: Brig. Gen. Alexander I. Kozlov

     Brigadier General Alexander I. Kozlov assumed his duties as the Deputy Commanding General for United States Army Reserve, United States Army, Pacific on 1 September 2010.

     Brigadier General Kozlov is a native of Redwood City, CA, and was commissioned in June 1979 from the Army ROTC program at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.

     He was initially assigned to the 547th Engineer Battalion, Germany, in December 1979 serving in successive positions as Platoon Leader and Battalion S-2. In April 1983, he was reassigned as the Staff Engineer, 593rd Area Support Group, I Corps, Fort Lewis, WA.

     Brigadier General Kozlov joined the Army Reserve in April 1984. He was assigned as the assistant S-3, 820th Engineer Battalion, San Pablo, CA, in May 1987, and later appointed as Company Commander, transferring to the Facilities Engineer TDA of the 416th Engineer Command at the Presidio of San Francisco in July 1991 as the Mobilization Plans Officer.

     In September 1996, Brigadier General Kozlov returned to active duty after the Dayton Peace Accords and for the next nine months served as the Director of Public Works, Operation Joint Endeavor/Joint Guard in Hungary.

     In June 1997, Brigadier General Kozlov was assigned to the Engineer Support Group-West, 416th Engineer Command, and served as Senior Architect and subsequently as Facilities Engineer Team Leader where he managed the conversion of a portion of the Mare Island Shipyard to an Army Reserve Center for Maritime Excellence. In May 2000, he became the Deputy Director, Facility Engineer Center-SW, U.S. Army Facility Engineer Group in Texas, and appointed to be its Director in May 2001.

     In September 2003, Brigadier General Kozlov was mobilized for OIF and assigned as Chief of Operations, C-7, Headquarters, Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC), Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kuwait. He was responsible for the build-up and consolidation of HQ 3d Army (FWD) during ongoing operations.

     Returning from deployment, in April 2005, Brigadier General Kozlov was reassigned as Commander, U.S. Army Facility Engineer Group, 416th Engineer Command, in Darien, IL. The Facility Engineer Group, a one-of-a-kind unit in the Army, was comprised of professional engineers and construction professionals, continuously mobilized to support contingency operations worldwide.

     Most recently, Brigadier General Kozlov commanded the 9th Mission Support Command (Army Reserve of the Pacific), Fort Shafter Flats, HI from 31December 2006 to 4 May 2010. The 9th MSC is the most diverse and most geographically dispersed unit in the Army Reserve.

     Brigadier General Kozlov is a graduate of the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, and speaks fluent Russian.

     Brigadier General Kozlov holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

     His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Reserve Components Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal and Airborne Badge.


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