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MAJOR GENERAL JAMES C. BOOZER, SR.
COMMANDER, UNITED STATES ARMY JAPAN AND I CORPS (FORWARD)

MG James C. Boozer, SR.

Major General James C. Boozer, Sr., a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and a graduate of The Citadel, entered the Army in 1980 as a Field Artilleryman. He assumed his present duties as Commander, United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) on 25 June 2013.

His previous assignment was as Deputy Commanding General U.S. Army Europe and prior to that was the Operations Director, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Command.

Major General Boozer has served in a variety of command and staff positions in the United States and around the world, as well as multiple deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom with his most recent deployment as the Assistant Division Commander for Maneuver, 1st Armored Division and as the Deputy Commanding General for Multi-National Division-North in Iraq.

Major General Boozer has commanded at the Battery through Brigade level; staff positions in the Pentagon on the Department of Army staff; as well as the Chief of Plans, J-3 U.S. Central Command. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant through ROTC from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He also holds a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Some of his awards include the Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with 2 oak leaf clusters, and Bronze Star with 2 oak leaf clusters. He is married and they have four children and one grandchild.

ジェームズ・C・ブーザー・シニア少将はサウスカロライナ州チャールストンの出身で、シタデル軍事大学を卒業し、1980年、野戦砲兵として陸軍に入隊しました。2013年6月25日、現職の在日米陸軍及び第1軍団(前方)司令官に着任しました。

前職は在欧米陸軍副司令官であり、その前は米陸軍施設管理コマンド作戦部長を務めました。

ブーザー少将はアメリカ本土及び世界各国において様々な指揮幕僚職を歴任し、イラクの自由作戦及び不朽の自由作戦を支援するため、複数回、現地に展開しました。最近の展開では第1機甲師団副師団長(機動担当)を務め、イラクでは北部多国籍師団副師団長を務めました。

また、中隊から旅団に至る各級部隊で指揮を執り、国防総省本部にて陸軍省の幕僚職を歴任し、米中央軍では統合幕僚第3部の作戦計画課長を務めました。ブーザー少将はサウスカロライナ州のシタデル軍事大学にて予備役将校訓練課程を修了後、少尉として任官され、歴史学の学士号を取得して卒業しました。そして、米陸軍戦略大学にて戦略学の修士号を取得しました。

受章した勲章等の一部には、殊勲章(2回)、国防精励章、勲功勲章(3回)、青銅星章(3回)があります。ブーザー少将には妻と4人の子供と1人の孫がいます。