Brig. Gen. Robert Gary Sausser
Deputy Commanding General
U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC)
Brig. Gen. Robert Gary Sausser was born on 6 April 1941 in Saint Benedict, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the US Military Academy in 1963, he received his commission in the Field Artillery. In addition to his degree from West Point, Sausser holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Education from Indiana University and is a graduate of the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
A veteran of two tours in Vietnam, Sausser’s major command was that of the Division Artillery for the 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. His key staff positions include Executive Officer to the Commander in Chief, UN Command, Korea; Chief of Staff for I Corp, Fort Lewis Washington; Chief of the US Military Assistance Group to the Philippines; and Deputy Commanding General for the US Army, Pacific at Fort Shafter.
Among Sausser’s major decorations are the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal. He retired from active duty on 1 November 1993 as the Assistant Division Commander for Support for the 6th Infantry Division (Light) at Fort Richardson, Alaska.
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|