Deputy Commanding General - Support

2ID Commanding General

Brigadier General Michael C. “ Mac” McCurry

Brigadier General Michael C. McCurry was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in 1988 and served as a Rifle Platoon Leader in C Company, 1-162d Infantry Regiment. Upon college graduation, Brigadier General McCurry became a Regular Army Aviation Officer and a Scout/Attack Helicopter Pilot. He holds a Baccalaureate Degree in Political Science from the University of Idaho, a Masters of Arts in National Strategic Policy from the U.S Naval War College, and a Masters of Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S Army War College. He is also a graduate of the National Security Policy Program and the Maritime Advanced Warfighting School (then NOPC) and is a certified Joint and Maritime Operational Planner.

His command and leadership assignments include: Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 82d Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Troop Commander, 3d Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, and HHC Commander, 2d Battalion (Attack), 25th Aviation Regiment, Fort Drum, New York; Squadron Commander, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and Kirkuk, Iraq; and Commander, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Drum, New York. He has also served as Deputy Brigade Commander, and Deputy Commander United States Army Alaska, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Key staff and support assignments include: Maintenance Test Pilot and Company Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 82d Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade Aviation Officer, 2d Infantry “Commando” Brigade, Fort Drum, New York; Deputy Operations Officer, 19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Ramstein, Germany; Squadron Executive Officer, 1st Squadron (Hvy), 4th Cavalry Regiment, Schweinfurt, Germany, and East Samarra, Iraq; and Squadron and Brigade Operations Officer, Fort Wainwright, Alaska and Balad, Iraq. COL McCurry has served on the Army Staff in the Pentagon as both Chief of Aviation Force Development and the Deputy Director of Army Aviation.

Brigadier General McCurry wears the Combat Action, Master Army Aviator, and Parachutist badges. His awards and decorations include the Valorous Unit Award (2), Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Legion of Merit (with 3 OLC), the Bronze Star Medal (with 3 OLCs), the Meritorious Service Medal, three Air Medals, the Army Commendation Medal (with 3 OLCs), the Army Achievement Medal (with OLC), National Defense Service Medal (with Star), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (with star), Iraq Campaign Medal (with 4 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terror Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Army Service Ribbon, six Overseas Service Ribbons, and both Governments of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia-Kuwait Liberation Medals. He is a Silver Member of both the Order of Saint George and the Order of Saint Michael.

Brigadier General McCurry is married and has six children.

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