Alberto J. Jimenez
Brigadier General Alberto J. Jimenez was commissioned as an Infantry Branch Officer after graduation of the Officer Candidate School Class 1-78 as a Leadership and Honor graduate, 22 May 1978. His first duty assignment was an Aviation Aircraft Technician/Pilot, Aviation Detachment, 92nd Infantry Brigade, Puerto Rico Army National Guard. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Quality Assistance Officer, Mobilization AVCRAD Control Element, Havre de Grace, Maryland; Airframe Manufacturing Branch Chief, Mobilization AVCRAD Control Element, Havre de Grace, Maryland; Maintenance Officer, Mobilization AVCRAD Control Element, Havre de Grace, Maryland; Executive Officer, D-150th AVN, 50th AD, Bel Air, Maryland; Company Commander, 1204th Transportation Co, APG, Maryland; Battalion Commander, 1-224th AVN (Atk Hel) 29th ID (L), APG, Maryland; Executive Officer, 29th AVN BDE, 29th ID (L), APG, Maryland; Commander, 29th AVN Bde, Aviation Staff Officer, Headquarters STARC, Baltimore, Maryland; Commander, Headquarters ADMRU, APG, Maryland; Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, MD Army National Guard, Baltimore, Maryland; Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, MD Army National Guard, Baltimore, Maryland; Assistant Adjutant General for the Army, Joint Force Headquarters, MD Army National Guard, Baltimore, Maryland. | Brigadier General Jimenez's military awards and decorations include: Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (2Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal(1 silver and 3 bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (with 2 bronze service stars), Vietnam Service Medal, Global War on terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with gold hourglass device), Army Service Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal (with “60” device), Master Army Aviator Badge, Maryland National Guard Recruiting Medal, Maryland National Guard State Service Medal (with gold botonee) and the Puerto Rico State Commendation Medal. | Brigadier General Jimenez retired after 40 years of service and served as the civilian Chief of Staff to the Adjutant General, State of Maryland Military Department, Baltimore, Maryland.