Roger L. Shields

Roger L. Shields

Roger L. Shields

Brigadier General Roger Lewis Shields was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Reserve Component Class 2-70 on 1 September 1970. His first duty assignment was as Assistant Executive Officer, Charlie Battery, 1-114th Field Artillery, Water Valley, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Charlie Battery, 1-114th Field Artillery Battalion, Water Valley, Mississippi; Assistant Operations Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-114th Field Artillery Battalion, Greenwood, Mississippi; Intelligence Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1 -114th Field Artillery Battalion, Greenwood, Mississippi; Counterfire Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 631 Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi: Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 631st Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi; Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 631st Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi; Operations/Intelligence Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 631st Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi; S3 Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Bait cry, 631st Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 631st Field Artillery Battalion, Grenada, Mississippi; Commander, 1-114th Field Artillery Battalion, Greenwood, Mississippi; Chief, Training Division, Headquarters, State Area Command, Jackson, Mississippi; Commandant, Mississippi Military Academy, Camp Shclby, Mississippi; Director, Military Personnel, Headquarters, State Area Command, Jackson, Mississippi; Director, Operations and Training, Headquarters, State Area Command, Jackson, Mississippi; Chief of Staff, Headquarters, State Area Command, Jackson, Mississippi: Commander, Headquarters, State Area Command, Jackson, Mississippi; Commander, 155th Separate Armored Brigade, Tupelo, Mississippi; 184th Transportation Command Element, Laurel, Mississippi. At the time of his induction BG Shields' headquarters was assigned container management responsibility for CENTCOM with teams deployed to Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. | His military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and w/1 Oak Leaf Clusterluster; Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Achievement Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and w/3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters; National Defense Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Gold Hourglass; Army Service Ribbon; Aircraft Crewman's Badge; Silver Medal Award German Shutzenschmm Marksmanship; Mississippi Magnolia Cross; Mississippi Magnolia Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Mississippi Commendation Medal; Mississippi Emergency Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Mississippi War Medal.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Sill, Oklahoma

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 155th Separate Armored Brigade | Tupelo, Mississippi

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_02361