James H. Dickinson

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James H. Dickinson
Gen. James H. Dickinson.jpg
Born1962 or 1963 (age 59–60)[1]
Estes Park, Colorado
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1985–present
RankGeneral
Commands heldUnited States Space Command
United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command
32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command
94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
1st Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment
Battles/warsGulf War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Defense Superior Service Medal (3)
Legion of Merit (2)

James H. Dickinson is a United States Army general currently serving as the commander of the United States Space Command, previously serving as its deputy commander until assuming his current position in August 2020.[2] He also served as the commanding general of the United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command.[3][4]

Dickinson received his commission as a second lieutenant, through the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps from Colorado State University in 1985.[5]

Awards and decorations[edit]

Master space badge.JPG Master Space Badge
United States Air Force Parachutist Badge.svg Basic Parachutist Badge
United States Space Command emblem 2019.png United States Space Command Badge
Joint Chiefs of Staff seal (2).svg Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
United States Army Staff Identification Badge.png Army Staff Identification Badge
32aamdc.svg 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command Combat Service Identification Badge
7 ADA Rgt DUI.jpg 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia
ArmyOSB.svg 5 Overseas Service Bars
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Distinguished Service Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Defense Superior Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Width-44 scarlet ribbon with width-4 ultramarine blue stripe at center, surrounded by width-1 white stripes. Width-1 white stripes are at the edges. Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Joint Meritorious Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Bronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svgBronze oakleaf-3d.svg Superior Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal with one bronze service star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Bronze star
Southwest Asia Service Medal with service star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korea Defense Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal ribbon.svg Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Award numeral 2.svg Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 2
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estes Park native Brig. Gen. James H. Dickinson moving on from Ft. Bliss". March 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "New Bosses at SPACECOM, NORTHCOM". August 20, 2020.
  3. ^ "Peterson-Schriever Garrison | USSF | Peterson Space Force Base".
  4. ^ "LTG James H. Dickinson". United States Space Command. July 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ https://www.alamy.com/lt-gen-james-dickinson-commanding-general-us-army-space-and-missile-defense-commandarmy-forces-strategic-command-and-joint-functional-component-command-for-integrated-missile-defense-speaks-at-the-colorado-state-university-commissioning-ceremony-may-11-in-the-lory-student-center-dickinson-is-a-1985-csu-alumnus-where-he-received-his-commission-as-an-army-second-lieutenant-image187047247.html Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense

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Military offices
Preceded by Commanding General of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commanding General of the 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command
2012–2014
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commander of the United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command
2017–2019
Succeeded by
New command Deputy Commander of the United States Space Command
2019–2020
Succeeded by
Preceded by Commander of the United States Space Command
2020–present
Incumbent
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded byas Commander of U.S. Northern Command Order of precedence of the United States
as Commander of U.S. Space Command
Succeeded byas Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command