Edwin A. Vincent
Brigadier General Edwin A. Vincent was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 27 July 1976. He was later commissioned as an Air Force Officer in March 1982. His first duty assignment was as a Redeye Section Leader, 1/299th Infantry, 29th Infantry Brigade, at Fort Ruger, Hawaii. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Heavy Mortar Platoon Leader and later Executive Officer, Combat Support Company, 1/299th Infantry, Fort Ruger, Hawaii; United States Air Force Navigator Training, 455 Flying Training Squadron, Mather Air Force Base, California; F-4C Weapons Systems Officer, 199th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Hickam, Air Force Base, Hawaii; Operations Staff Officer, Headquarters Hawaii Air National Guard, Fort Ruger, Hawaii; Chief, Tactical Fighter Plans and later Executive to Director Air National Guard, National Guard Bureau, The Pentagon, Washington D.C; Plans Officer and then Training Officer and later Commander, 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii; Commander, 154th Mission Support Group, Hickam, Hawaii; Vice Commander, 154th Wing, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii; Director of Manpower and Personnel, National Guard Bureau, Pentagon Washington D.C; Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters Hawaii Air National Guard, Fort Ruger, Hawaii; Mobilization Assistant to Director, Strategy and Policy, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Star Devices, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/ 2 Bronze Star Devices, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Air Force Expeditionary Ribbon with Gold Border, Armed Forces Service Medal w/ Bronze Star Device, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” device and Silver Hourglass. | General Vincent was serving as the Mobilization Assistant to Director of Strategy and Policy, U.S. Pacific Command as of 1 January 2007.