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WILLIAM E. INGRAM, JR.
Lieutenant General William E. Ingram, Jr. is the Director, Army National Guard.jpg
Born (1948-01-21) January 21, 1948 (age 69)
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, U.S.
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1970–present
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg General
Commands held Director of the Army National Guard
Adjutant General, North Carolina, Joint Force Headquarters
Commander, 60th Troop Command, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Awards Army Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (3)
Army Commendation Medal (2)
Army Achievement Medal

William E. Ingram, Jr.[edit]

Lieutenant General William E. Ingram, Jr., U.S. Army, (born January 21, 1948) is the current Director, Army National Guard in the National Guard Bureau. He is the 20th individual to lead the Army National Guard since the office was established as Chief, Army Division, National Guard Bureau in 1948. He is the third three-star general to hold the position. Ingram guides the formulation, development and implementation of all programs and policies affecting the Army National Guard, a force of more than 350,000 Citizen Soldiers in the 50 States, three Territories and the District of Columbia. [1]

On November 28, 2011, in a ceremony held at the Pentagon, he was promoted to Lieutenant General and was sworn in as Director of the Army National Guard. Presiding over the ceremony were Chief of Staff of the Army General Ray Odierno and Air Force General Craig R. McKinley, Chief, National Guard Bureau.

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Military career[edit]

Lieutenant General Ingram enlisted in the Army National Guard June 20, 1970 as an infantryman (11B). He received his commission in 1972 as a Distinguished Graduate of the Officer Candidate School, North Carolina Military Academy at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His military education includes specialized courses in firepower control, anti-terrorism, national and international security, and strategic leadership development. He is a 1997 graduate of the U.S. Army War College.

He has commanded at the platoon, company, and battalion level in the 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, North Carolina Army National Guard. Lieutenant General Ingram served in staff positions as the Air Operations Officer, Operations Officer, and Logistics Officer, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry and as Assistant Operations Officer, 30th Infantry Brigade. He later served as Rear Operations Officer and then Commander, 139th Support Detachment.

In 1997, Lieutenant General Ingram first deployed to the Balkans as Commander, Task Force Pershing, Camp Sava North, Slavonski Brod, Croatia. He then commanded the 60th Troop Command in Rocky Mount, NC, before returning to the Balkans in 1999 to serve as Chief of Staff, United Nations Preventative Deployment (UNPREDEP), Skopje, Macedonia and later as Commander, Task Force Sabre, Camp Able Sentry, Petrovec, Macedonia.

In July 2001, Lieutenant General Ingram was appointed The Adjutant General, North Carolina, where he oversaw the largest mobilization of the North Carolina National Guard since World War II. While serving as the Adjutant General, Lieutenant General Ingram also served as a member and subsequently as chairman of the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee. In October 2010, he was called to the Pentagon to serve as special assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army.

Civilian career[edit]

Prior to becoming the Adjutant General of North Carolina in 2001, Lieutenant General Ingram spent most of his military career as a traditional Citizen Soldier in the North Carolina Army National Guard. In civilian life, he was general manager and corporate secretary and treasurer of N.C. Green Oil Company, a petroleum marketing firm in Williamston, from 1975 to 1998. He is a past director of the North Carolina Petroleum Marketers Association and the Williamston Rotary Club as well as director of the Martin County Chamber of Commerce and Martin County Bureau of Travel and Tourism, and the Committee of 100.

Family[edit]

Lieutenant General Ingram Ingram is a native of coastal North Carolina. He and his wife Lil have three adult children and two granddaughters. His father, Major General William Ingram, Sr., served as Adjutant General of North Carolina from 1977 To 1983.

Education[edit]

  • 1970 North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Science, Textile Chemistry, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1972 Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
  • 1978 Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
  • 1982 Command and General Staff Course, by correspondence
  • 1983 United States Air Force Joint Firepower Control Course, United States Air Force Ground Operations School, Hurlburt Field, Florida
  • 1988 Terrorism in Low Intensity Conflict Course, John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • 1993 Reserve Components National Security Course, National Defense University, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida
  • 1997 United States Army War College, by correspondence
  • 2002 Black Sea Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 2007 Executive Course on National and International Security, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia
  • 2010 University of North Carolina, Army Strategic Leadership Development Program-Intermediate, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Assignments[edit]

  1. June 1972 - June 1973, Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Wilson, North Carolina
  2. June 1973 - August 1975, Platoon Leader (Mortar), Detachment 2, Company B (-), 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Woodland, North Carolina
  3. August 1975 - December 1976, Platoon Leader (Rifle), Detachment 2, Company B (-), 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Woodland, North Carolina
  4. December 1976 - February 1979, Executive Officer, Company B (-), 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Williamston, North Carolina
  5. February 1979 - November 1982, Commander, Company B (-), 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Williamston, North Carolina
  6. December 1982 - July 1984, S-3 Air, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Ahoskie, North Carolina
  7. August 1984 - December 1985, S-4, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Ahoskie, North Carolina
  8. January 1986 - March 1988, S-3, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Ahoskie, North Carolina
  9. March 1988 - July 1991, Assistant S-3, 30th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) (Separate), Clinton, North Carolina
  10. August 1991 - February 1995, Commander, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry, Ahoskie, North Carolina
  11. February 1995 - April 1997, Rear Operations Officer, 139th Support Detachment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  12. May 1997 - August 1997, Commander, 139th Support Detachment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  13. August 1997 - February 1998, Commander, Task Force Pershing, Camp Sava North, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
  14. February 1998 - July 1998, Commander, 139th Support Detachment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  15. August 1998 - February 1999, Commander, 60th Troop Command, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  16. February 1999 - May 1999, Chief of Staff, United Nations Preventative Deployment (UNPREDEP), Skopje, Macedonia
  17. May 1999 - August 1999, Commander, Task Force Sabre, Camp Able Sentry, Petrovec, Macedonia
  18. August 1999 - October 1999, Commander, 60th Troop Command, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  19. October 1999 - July 2001, State Training Officer, Headquarters, State Area Regional Command, Raleigh, North Carolina
  20. July 2001 - September 2010, The Adjutant General, North Carolina, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina
  21. October 2010 - November 2011, Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff, Army, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
  22. November 2011 – Present, Director, Army National Guard, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia

Awards and decorations[edit]

AirAssault.gif Air Assault Badge
United States Army Staff Identification Badge.png Army Staff Identification Badge
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal
Silver oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with one silver and 1 oak leaf clusters
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal with bronze service star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Bronze star
Bronze star
Kosovo Campaign Medal (with 2 Service Stars)-
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Gold Hourglass and "M" Device
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
UNPREDEP.png UNPREDEP - Preventive Deployment Force
Bronze star
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NATO Medal for Yugoslavia, 1 bronze service
NATO Medal for Kosovo
Noribbon.svg (The Brotherhood of Arms Award (Republic of Moldova))
Army Superior Unit Award ribbon.svg Army Superior Unit Award

References[edit]

  1. http://www.ng.mil/ngbgomo/library/bio/1269.htm
  2. http://www.army.mil/article/69978/Ingram_promoted__sworn_in_as_Army_National_Guard_director/

Category:1948 births

Category:1948 births