Hugo E. Salazar

SALAZAR,HUGO
Hugo E. Salazar

Hugo E. Salazar

Major General Hugo E. Salazar was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-83, 9 September 1983. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 1st Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent assignments include: Fire Direction Officer, Alpha Battery, 2-2 Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Senior Instructor Writer, United States Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Liaison Officer, 153rd Field Artillery Brigade, Glendale, Arizona. Commander, Headquarters Battery, 153rd Field Artillery Brigade, Glendale, Arizona. Commander, Bravo Battery, 1-180th Field Artillery Battalion, Casa Grande, Arizona. Brigade Fire Support Officer, 1-180th Field Artillery Battalion, Meza, Arizona. Operations Officer, 153rd Field Artillery Brigade, Phoenix, Arizona. Executive Officer, 2-180th Field Artillery Battalion, Phoenix, Arizona. Executive Officer, 153rd Field Artillery Brigade, Phoenix, Arizona. Commander, 1-180th Field Artillery Battalion, Meza, Arizona. Brigade Commander, 98th Troop Command, Phoenix, Arizona. Director, Deputy Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Operations, Phoenix, Arizona. Senior Military Advisor, Multi National Security Transitional Command, Iraq. Director, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix, Arizona. Assistant Adjutant General, Army, Arizona National Guard, Phoenix, Arizona. Commanding General, Arizona National Guard, and concurrently, Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal ( 3 Oak Leaf Cluster ), National Defense Service Medal ( with Bronze Star Device ), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with “ M “ Device and Bronze Hourglass ), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Adjutant General’s Medal, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    2010

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_02520