Benjamin J. Corell

CORELL,BENJAMIN,J
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Benjamin J. Corell

Major General Benjamin J. Corell was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 88-33, 20 August 1988. His first duty assignment was as an Executive Officer, Company B, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Oelwein, Iowa. | His subsequent duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, Support Company, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Dubuque, Iowa; Rifle Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Oelwein, Iowa; Scout Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Dubuque, Iowa; Executive Officer, Company B, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Dubuque, Iowa; Commander, Company B, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry Oelwein, Iowa; Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Boone, Iowa; S3, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry Regiment, Waterloo, Iowa; Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Waterloo, Iowa; Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Waterloo, Iowa; Operations, Plans and Training, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Iowa National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters, Johnston, Iowa; Commander U.S. Army Infantry Battalion, Multi-National Forces and Observers, Sinai, Egypt; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry Regiment, Waterloo, Iowa; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry Regiment, Al Asad Air Base, Iraq; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion 133rd Infantry Regiment, Waterloo, Iowa; Strategic Plans Officer, Iowa Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters, Johnston, Iowa; Deputy Commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Boone, Iowa; Commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan; Commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Boone, Iowa; Deputy Commanding General-Support, 34th Infantry Division, Rosemount, Minnesota; Deputy Commanding General-Maneuver, 34th Infantry Division, Rosemount, Minnesota; Deputy Commanding General, NATO Multi-National Division Southeast, Bucharest, Romania; Land Component Commander, Iowa Army National Guard Element, Joint Forces Headquarters, Johnston, Iowa; Present, Commander, 34th Infantry Division, Rosemount, Minnesota; Present Commander, Task Force Spartan, Operation Spartan Shield, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. | His military education and training includes: infantry Officer Basic Course, U.S. Army War College, Counter-Insurgency Leaders Course, Dual Status Commander Qualification Program, Executive Joint Domestic Operations Course, Joint Task Force Commander Training Course, and Dual Status Commander Orientation Course, Deputy Commanding General Course, Combined/Joint Task Force Land Component Commander Course, Generals, Flag Officers, and Ambassadors Course, Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, CAPSTONE. | His military awards include: Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Unit Commendation w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and w/ 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Service Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ 2 Bronze Service Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ 2 Bronze Service Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Gold Hourglass “M” Device Numeral 3, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon with Numeral 3, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, NATO Medal, Multi-National Force and Observers Medal, Iowa Commendation Medal w/ Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Iowa Humanitarian Service Ribbon, Iowa Leadership Ribbon with Torch, Iowa State Service Ribbon with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Year Inducted
2019
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_02798

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