Clayton Hutmacher

Clayton Hutmacher

Clayton Hutmacher

Brigadier General Clayton Hutmacher was commissioned as an Aviation Branch Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 16 October 1987. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Headquarters Support Co, 160th Special Operations Aviation Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Operation PRIME CHANorth CarolinaE, Persian Gulf; Operations Officer, D Co., Special Operations Aviation Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and OPERATION JUST CAUSE, Panama; Executive Officer, 1st BN, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell Kentucky, later Task Force commander, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan; Assistant Commanding General for Special Operations Forces Mobility, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan; Commanding General United States Special Operations Aviation Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His military education includes: Aviation officer Basic and Advanced Courses, United States Naval Command and Staff College, United States Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Distinguish Flying Cross (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster).

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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