Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Wilson
Deputy Commanding General
Army National Guard
U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC)
Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Wilson assumed duties as Deputy Commander (National Guard), United States, Army Pacific (USARPAC), Fort Shafter, Hawaii in April 2007. United States Army, Pacific’s mission is to provide United States Pacific Command (PACOM) trained and ready Forces in support of security operations, from engagement to war fighting, to promote regional stability and ensure successful crisis response or decisive victory.
Gen. Wilson began his military service in 1976 as an enlisted Soldier. He attended the Utah Military Academy’s Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in 1979. Prior to his assignment at USARPAC, he served as the Commander of I Corps Artillery at Camp Williams, Utah. He concurrently served as the Deputy Commanding General (ARNG) at the United States Army Field Artillery School from April 2006 until November 2006. He was responsible for the deployment and recovery of numerous organic artillery units to include Battery and Battalion sized combat forces in support of Operation Enduring and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served as the Joint Task Force Fire Support Coordinating Officer (JFSCOORD) for numerous international exercises.
Gen. Wilson served as the Downtown Task Force Commander for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City interacting with various federal and state agencies in augmenting security forces for a variety of Olympic venues and supporting events. During his time at USARPAC he has worked with JTF-HD involving DSCA, Homeland Defense and Security issues, lead the Disaster Management Exchange with China, worked with GPOI events, and participated in numerous national and international events. Gen. Wilson commanded at the Battery, Battalion, Regional Training Site, and Corps Artillery levels.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
(Current as of March 2009)
USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.
Vincent K. Brooks
|25th Infantry Division|
|U.S. Army Alaska|
|U.S. Army Japan|
|8th Theater Sustainment Command|
|311th Theater Signal Command|
|94th Army Air Missile Defense Command|
|9th Mission Support Command|
|196th Infantry Brigade|
|500th Military Intelligence Brigade|
|18th Medical Command|
|5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment|