BG James Gallivan One Star

Commanding General

Brig. Gen. James J. Gallivan

Brigadier General James Gallivan was born at Fort Devens, Massachusetts and grew up in the Army. He was commissioned an Armor Officer through ROTC upon graduation from Florida State University in 1992. Prior to joining U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, he served as the chief of staff for Army Futures Command.

BG Gallivanís command assignments include deputy commanding general (Operations) for 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss; commander of the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade and the 5th Armor Brigade; commander of the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss and in Iraq; and company commander of HHC, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry and D Co, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor in the 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Stewart and in Kuwait.

His key staff assignments include the deputy chief of staff for the National Security Council; the chief of staff for the 1st Cavalry Division; the chief of staff for the 1st Armored Divisionís CENTCOM Forward-Jordan; as the senior reconnaissance squadron trainer and senior brigade trainer at the National Training Center; as an interagency and civil support plans officer in USNORTHCOMís Standing Joint Force Headquarters as well as the deputy executive officer to the Commander NORAD and USNORTHCOM; regimental operations officer in 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fort Carson and Iraq; squadron operations officer in 3d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment in Iraq; and on the Army Staff as a plans officer in the War Plans Division.

BG Gallivan holds a Masterís in Public Administration from Harvard Universityís John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Masterís in Security Studies from the United States Army War College.

BACKGROUND

Brig. Gen. James Gallivan assumed command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, July 15, 2020.

Education:
Harvard Universityís John F. Kennedy School of Government Master of Science in Public Administration

United States Army War College Master of Arts in Security Studies

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