Edward A. Leacock
Major General Edward A. Leacock was commissioned as an Military Intelligence Branch Officer after graduation from the Officer Candidate School Class 4-78, 7 December 1978. His first duty assignment as an Military Intelligence Branch Officer was at Field Station Berlin, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Collection Staff Officer, Field Station, Berlin, Germany; Company Commander, Field Station, Berlin, Germany; Cryptologic Staff Officer, 704th MI BN, Fort Meade, Maryland; SIGINT/EW Operations Officer, Field Station, San Antonio, Texas; Intelligence Officer, 29th RAOC, Baltimore, Maryland; Battalion S-2, 629th MI BN, Greenbelt, Maryland; Intel Officer, 82nd Airborne DIV, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion S-3, 629th MI BN, Greenbelt, Maryland; Battalion Commander, 629th MI BN, Laurel, Maryland; Battalion Commander, 629th MI BN MND (N)-SFOR7, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Senior Intelligence Officer, Army National Guard (ARNG) Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia; Assistant Adjutant General, Maryland ARNG, Baltimore, Maryland; Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Deputy Commanding General, JTF Guantanamo (OEF), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and Deputy Director for Intelligence (J2), USAfrica Command, Stuttgart, Germany; Mobilization Assistant to the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency. | Major General Leacock's military awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (3Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal (with 2 bronze knots), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (1 silver and 1 bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army of Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal (with 2 service stars), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with 1 service star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with silver hourglass, “M”, and “2” devices), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with “2” device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (with “4” device), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (with “2” device), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, and the Army Superior Unit Award.