Lieutenant general Campbell gives commencement address
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Lieutenant General Donald M. Campbell Jr., a distinguished military graduate of K-State University and commanding general at Ft. Hood, Tx., was commencement speaker for the College of Human Ecology.
Before his current assignment, he was commanding general, U.S. Army Armor Center and Fort Knox.
He was commissioned an armor officer in May 1978 and assigned was with the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor at Fort Riley, Kan. He also served at the 8th Infantry Division in Bad Kreuznach, Germany; the S3/Operations Officer for 4th Battalion, 69th Armor in Mainz, Germany; and with U.S. Army Personnel Command in Virginia.
Following graduation from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth in June 1991, he was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley. He has served at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he Deputy Brigade Commander of 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division.
He has been Deputy Director of Staff Operations for the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium; commander of the 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, with the “Raider Brigade” as a key element in Task Force Ironhorse operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Chief of Staff for 4th Infantry Division.
This article was posted on Thursday, May 19, 2011, and is filed under College News.