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Major General Matthew T. Quinn, ARNG

Major General Matthew T. Quinn is the Adjutant General for the State of Montana; serving as Commander of the Montana National Guard and the Director of the Department of Military Affairs. He is responsible to the Governor of Montana to provide Army and Air National Guard military forces that are ready to deploy worldwide and accomplish military missions in support of national defense, homeland security, natural disasters, domestic emergencies, and military support to state and local governments. As The Adjutant General Major General Quinn serves on the Governor’s cabinet as the principal military advisor and is responsible to the Governor for State Disaster and Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Veteran Affairs, Counter-Drug Support to Civilian Law Enforcement, the Montana National Guard Youth Challenge Program and the STARBASE Program. Prior to his appointment as the Adjutant General he served as the Assistant Adjutant General-Army, Commander, 95th Troop Command, Vice Chief of the Joint Staff, J-6 and 495th Transportation Battalion Commander. General Quinn is a veteran of both Operation DESERT STORM, 1991, where he served as Commander of A Company, 34th Signal Battalion and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, 2003 – 2004, where he served as Commander of the 495th Transportation Battalion.
 

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES


Montana State University - Bozeman - BS - Electrical Engineering The University of Montana - MS - 
Business Administration United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies
MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Joint Forces Reserve Orientation Course
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM) United States Army War College
Advanced Joint Professional Military Education (AJPME) Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM) 
Assistant Division Commander (ADC)
United States Judge Advocate School, Reserve Component - General Officer Legal Orientation Course 
(RC-GOLO)
Army Senior Leader Development Program-Basic (ASLDP-B) Equal Opportunity (EO)
Army Senior Leader Development Program- Intermediate (ASLDP-I) CAPSTONE
George C. Marshall Center, Senior Executive Seminar
Harvard University, General and Flag Officer Homeland Security Executive Seminar

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None Recorded
PROMOTIONS     DATE OF APPOINTMENT

2LT                            25 May 83
1LT                            16 Jun 85
CPT                           1 Nov 87
MAJ                          10 Oct 95
LTC                           14 Jan 00
COL                           25 Mar 05
BG                             28 Dec 10
MG                            23 May 13

FROM    TO            ASSIGNMENT
                          
Apr 12     Present    The Adjutant General, Montana, Fort Harrison, Montana
Dec 10    Apr 12      Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Montana National Guard, Fort Harrison, Montana
Jan 07     Dec 10    Commander, 95th Troop Command, Fort Harrison,  Montana
Apr 06     Dec 06    Vice Chief of the Joint Staff, 95th Troop Command, Fort Harrison, Montana
Oct 04     Apr 06     Director of Military Support, Joint Force Headquarters, Fort Harrison, Montana
May 04   Sep 04     Battalion Commander, 495th Transportation, Kalispell, Montana
Feb 03    Apr 04     Battalion Commander, 495th Transportation, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq
Oct 01    Jan 03      Battalion Commander, 495th Transportation, Kalispell, Montana
Oct 99    Sep 01     Information Management Officer, Headquarters State Area Readiness Command, Helena, Montana
Feb 98   Sep 99     Training Officer, Headquarters State Area Readiness Command, Helena, Montana
Apr 97    Feb 98     Battalion Executive Officer, 1-190th Field Artillery, Billings, Montana
May 95   Apr 97     Battalion S3, 1-190th Field Artillery, Billings, Montana
May 93   Apr 95     Battalion S3-Air, 1-163rd Infantry, Billings, Montana
Aug 92   Apr 93     C-E Officer, 1-163rd Infantry, Billings, Montana
Mar 91   Nov 91    Company Commander, A CO, 34th Signal Brigade, Operation DESERT STORM, Iraq, Germany
Apr 90   Mar 91     Brigade Voice Communications Officer, 93rd Signal Brigade, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Mar 89   Apr 90     Voice Engineering Officer, 93rd Signal Brigade, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Apr 85   Aug 88     Senior Military Electrical Engineer, United States Army Foreign Science and Technology Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
Apr 84   Apr 85      Programs Staff Action Officer, United States Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea
 

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS                                                   DATE                   GRADE
Battalion Commander, 495th Transportation, Operation IRAQI                               Feb 03 - Apr 04   Lieutenant Colonel
FREEDOM, Iraq
Company Commander, A CO, 34th Signal Brigade, Operation                               Mar 91 - Nov 91  Captain
DESERT STORM, Iraq, Germany

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Bronze Star Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hour Glass)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait)
Parachutist Badge

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Registered Professional Engineer, MT

As of: 12 July 2019
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major General Matthew T. Quinn