MG Daniel Karbler Two Star

Commanding General

Maj. Gen. Daniel Karbler

MG Karbler assumed command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, June 15, 2015, where he serves as the Commanding General of the Armyís sole independent test and evaluation enterprise. He is responsible for the planning and execution of innovative test and evaluation processes as the Army continues to integrate and mature new and existing capabilities into Army systems. ATEC reports the results of these unbiased assessments to Army acquisition decision makers.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1987 from the United States Military Academy at West Point where he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery Branch. His military education includes Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; the Command and General Staff College; and the National War College.

MG Karblerís first assignment was to the 4-43 ADA BN (Patriot) 32d AAMDC, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army where he served as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer. During Operation Desert Storm, MG Karbler served as the Assistant Plans Officer for 4-43 ADA BN (Patriot) as part of Task Force Patriot Defender in Tel Aviv, Israel. Following promotion to Captain in 1991, MG Karbler served as an instructor at the ADA Officer Basic Course, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center and School at Fort Bliss, Texas. In 1992 he was again assigned to U.S. Army Europe where he served as an Assistant S-3 (Operations) and later commanded both D Battery and B Battery in the 5-7 ADA BN, 32d AAAMDC. In 1994, he again served as the Assistant S-3 (Operations) during Operation Desert Vigilance in Saudi Arabia. In 1995, MG Karbler was reassigned to the U.S. Army Air Defense Center where he served as Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General and later served as the Cruise Missile Defense Development Officer.

Upon Completion of CGSC and promotion to Major, MG Karbler returned to Fort Bliss, Texas, where he served as the Operations Officer for 2-43 ADA BN(Patriot) and deployed for Operation Desert Fox in Saudi Arabia and also served as the Operations Officer for the 108th ADA Brigade at Fort Bliss, Texas. In 2000, MG Karbler was assigned to the Pentagon where he served as the Architecture and Concepts Branch Officer, JTAMDO, as part of the Joint Staff, J8. In 2002, MG Karbler returned to Fort Bliss where he served as the Chief, Joint Requirements Division, Combat Developments Directorate, at the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Center.

Following promotion to Lieutenant Colonel, MG Karbler commanded 3-43 ADA BN (Patriot), 32d AAMDC at Fort Bliss, Texas. After command, MG Karbler returned to the Pentagon where he served in the Force Development Directorate in the Army G-8. In 2006, MG Karbler attended the National War College at Fort McNair. Following promotion to Colonel, MG Karbler returned to the Pentagon to serve as the Chief of the Air Defense Division in the Force Development Directorate in the Army G-8. In 2008, MG Karbler was assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he commanded the 31st ADA BDE, 32d AAMDC and deployed to Qatar during OIF. After command, MG Karbler served as the Fort Sill Chief of Staff. After promotion to Brigadier General, he served as the Air Defense Artillery Commandant, and in 2012, he was assigned to Fort Shafter, Hawaii, where he commanded the 94th AAMDC. In 2014, MG Karbler returned to the Pentagon to serve as the Director, Joint and Integration, in the Army G-8.

His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the Israeli Air Force Combat Operations Badge.

BACKGROUND

Maj. Gen. Daniel Karbler assumed command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, June 15, 2015.

Education:
United States Military Academy at West Point Bachelor of Science

Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses

Command and General Staff College

National War College

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