Maj. Gen. David R. E. HaleDeputy
U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC)
Maj. Gen. David R.E. Hale served as Deputy Commanding General for the US Army, Pacific, from 1994-1996. A 1967 graduate of the US Military Academy, he served as a company commander in the 82nd Airborne Division in Vietnam. He earned a Masters degree in Operations Research/Systems Analysis from the Naval Post Graduate School.
Hale’s significant duty assignments include commanding the 9th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division (Light) during Operation Just Cause in Panama in 1989. From there he served as Chief of Technology Management for the Office of the Chief of Staff for the Army, and then as Deputy Director for Political-Military Affairs of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Among Hale’s major awards are the Silver Star, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Soldier’s Medal, the Bronze Star for Valor, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Purple Heart.
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