Commander, ISAF Joint Command

Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez (USA)


United States Army

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE: USMA

 

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES

United States Military Academy – BS – No Major

United States Army Command and General Staff College – MMAS – Military Art and Science

United States Naval War College – MA – National Security and Strategic Studies

 

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

Infantry Officer Basic Course

Armor Officer Advanced Course

United States Army Command and General Staff College

School of Advanced Military Studies

United States Naval War College


FOREIGN LANGUAGES None recorded

 

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT

2LT 2 Jun 76

1LT 2 Jun 78

CPT 1 Aug 80

MAJ 1 Sep 87

LTC 1 Apr 93

COL 1 Aug 97

BG 1 Mar 02

MG 15 Jul 05

LTG 29 Jul 08

 

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT

Jul 77 Jun 78 Rifle Platoon Leader, A Company, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana

Jun 78 Jan 79 Scout Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana

Jan 79 Jun 79 Motor Officer, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana

Jun 79 May 80 Executive Officer, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana

May 80 Dec 80 Student, Armor Officer Advanced Course, United States Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Jul 81 Feb 83 Commander, B Company, 1st Battalion, 52d Infantry, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Feb 83 Jun 83 Assistant S3 (Air), 3d Brigade, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Jun 83 Apr 84 S3 (Operations), 1st Battalion, 52d Infantry, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Jul 84 Aug 85 Assistant S3 (Operations), 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Aug 85 Jun 86 Liaison Officer, 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Jul 86 Jun 87 Commander, B Company, 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Aug 87 May 89 Student, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Jun 89 Apr 90 Chief, Doctrine Development, G3 (Plans), XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Apr 90 Mar 92 S3 (Operations), later Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Saudi Arabia

Mar 92 Feb 94 Joint Exercise Officer, later Executive Officer, Exercise Division, C3/J3/G3, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, Korea

Apr 94 Apr 96 Commander, 2d Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Jul 84 Aug 85 Assistant S3 (Operations), 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Aug 85 Jun 86 Liaison Officer, 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Jul 86 Jun 87 Commander, B Company, 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia

Aug 87 May 89 Student, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Jun 89 Apr 90 Chief, Doctrine Development, G3 (Plans), XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Apr 90 Mar 92 S3 (Operations), later Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Saudi Arabia

Mar 92 Feb 94 Joint Exercise Officer, later Executive Officer, Exercise Division, C3/J3/G3, United Nations

Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, Korea

Apr 94 Apr 96 Commander, 2d Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Jul 96 Jun 97 Student, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

Aug 97 Jul 99 Commander, 2d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Jul 99 Sep 00 Assistant Chief of Staff, G3, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Oct 00 Jun 02 Deputy Commanding General/Assistant Commandant, United States Army Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, Georgia

Jun 02 Jun 03 Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Hood, Texas and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq

Jun 03 Mar 05 Deputy Director, Regional Operations, J3, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC

Apr 05 Jan 06 Commander, MultiNational DivisionNorthwest, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq

Jan 06 Feb 06 Special Assistant to the Commander, MultiNational Corps Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq (No Joint Credit)

Apr 06 Feb 07 Commanding General, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Feb 07 Apr 08 Commanding General, 82d Airborne Division/Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force76, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan

Apr 08 Jul 08 Commanding General, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Jul 08 Jun 09 Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, DC

Jun 09 Present Deputy Commander, United States Forces Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS (Dates of assignment and rank)

Joint Exercise Officer, later Executive Officer, Exercise Division, C3/J3/G3, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, Korea (Mar 92-Feb 94,  Major/Lieutenant Colonel)

Deputy Director, Regional Operations, J3,The Joint Staff, Washington, DC (Jun 03-Mar 05, Brigadier General)

Commander, MultiNational Division Northwest, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq (Apr 05-Jan 06, Brigadier General/Major General)

Commanding General, 82d Airborne Division/Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force76, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan (Feb 07-Apr 08, Major General)

Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, DC (Jul 08-Jun 09, Lieutenant General)

Deputy Commander, United States Forces Afghanistan, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan

(Jun 09-Oct 09, Lieutenant General)

Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Afghanistan (Oct 09-Present)

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS ASSIGNMENTS (Dates of assignment and rank)

S3 (Operations), later Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Saudi Arabia (Apr 90-Mar 92, Major)

Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Hood, Texas and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq (Jun 02-Jun 03, Brigadier General)

Commander, MultiNational Division Northwest, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq (Apr 05-Jan 06, Major General)

Special Assistant to the Commander, Multi-National Corps Iraq, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq (No Joint Credit) (Jan 06-Feb 06, Major General)

Commanding General, 82d Airborne Division/Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force76, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan (Feb 07-Apr 08, Major General)


US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

Distinguished Service Medal

Defense Superior Service Medal

Legion of Merit (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Bronze Star Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Combat Infantryman Badge

Expert Infantryman Badge

Master Parachutist Badge

Air Assault Badge

Ranger Tab

Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge

Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez

Deputy Commander United States Forces Afghanistan

Operation Enduring Freedom