Major General Bret D. Daugherty Biography

The Adjutant General, Washington

Official photo of Brigadier General Bret D. DaughertyMajor General Bret D. Daugherty assumed duties as The Adjutant General, Washington on 28 July 2012. As The Adjutant General, he commands all Washington Army and Air National Guard forces and Director of the State’s Emergency Management and Enhanced 911 programs. General Daugherty also serves as Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor of Washington and as State Administrative Agent for all United States Department of Homeland Security grants awarded to Washington’s state, local, tribal and non-profit agencies and organizations.

General Daugherty attended Seattle University where he was awarded an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship. Upon graduating as a Distinguished Military Graduate in June of 1980, he was commissioned as a Regular Army Second Lieutenant. He left active duty in 1989 and joined the Washington Army National Guard in 1990.

EDUCATION:

1980 Seattle University, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Seattle, Washington
1986 American Technological University, Master of Science, Counseling Psychology, Killeen, Texas
1989 Seattle University, Master of Public Administration, Seattle, Washington
2000 United States Army War College, Master of Science, Strategic Studies, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
2009 Joint Task Force Commander Training Course, Certificate, United States Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2011 Dual Status Commander Qualification Program, Certificate, United States Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado

ASSIGNMENTS:
  1. June 1980 - October 1980, Student, Armor Officer Basic Course, Fort Knox, Kentucky
  2. October 1980 - July 1981, Student, Initial Entry Rotary Wing, Fort Rucker, Alabama
  3. July 1981 - May 1985, Attack Helicopter Platoon Leader, Troop B, 7/17 Cavalry (Attack), 6th Air Cavalry Combat Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas
  4. June 1985 - August 1989, Assistant Professor of Military Science (Recruiting Team Chief), 4th Reserve Officers' Training Corps Region, Fort Lewis, Washington
  5. August 1989 - February 1990, United States Army Reserve Control Group (Reinforcement), Saint Louis, Missouri
  6. February 1990 - February 1991, Assistant S-4, 66th Aviation Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington
  7. February 1991 - September 1992, Commander, Headquarters Company, 66th Aviation Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington
  8. September 1992 - July 1993, Executive Officer, 1-168 Aviation Battalion (Attack), Fort Lewis, Washington
  9. July 1993 - December 1993, Student, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  10. December 1993 - September 1995, Executive Officer, 1-168 Aviation Battalion (Attack), Fort Lewis, Washington
  11. September 1995 - July 1996, Assistant S-3, 66th Aviation Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington
  12. July 1996 - July 1999, Commander, 1-168 Aviation Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington
  13. July 1999 - June 2000, Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
  14. July 2000 - September 2001, State Aviation Officer, Headquarters State Area Regional Command, Camp Murray, Washington
  15. September 2001 - March 2002, Executive Officer, 66th Aviation Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington
  16. March 2002 - August 2002, Commander, Task Force United States Army Forces Command, Border Support -Washington, Camp Murray, Washington
  17. August 2002 - February 2003, Director of Security and Intelligence, Headquarters State Area Regional Command, Camp Murray, Washington
  18. February 2003 - March 2004, Deputy Commander, 66th Aviation Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington
  19. March 2004 - June 2005, Deputy Commander (Rear), 81st Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Washington,
  20. June 2005 - May 2008, Commander, 205th Regiment (Leadership), Camp Murray, Washington
  21. June 2008 - June 2009, Commander, 66th Theater Aviation Command, Camp Murray, Washington
  22. June 2009 - July 2012, Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Washington National Guard, Camp Murray, Washington
  23. August 2012 - Present, The Adjutant General of the State of Washington, Camp Murray, Washington
FLIGHT INFORMATION:

Rating: Senior Army Aviator
Flight Hours: More than 1,300
Aircraft flown: TH-55, UH-1, AH-1, OH-58, UH-60
Pilot wings from: Fort Rucker, Alabama

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and M Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
Washington National Guard Commendation Medal
Washington State Emergency Service Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Guard Service Ribbon
Senior Army Aviator Badge
Parachutist Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION:

The Adjutant General, Washington Military Department

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:

National Guard Association of the United States
Reserve Officer's Association
Army Aviation Association of America
Army War College Alumni Association

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant 28 May 1980
First Lieutenant 28 November 1981
Captain 1 March 1984
Major 20 October 1992
Lieutenant Colonel 4 June 1997
Colonel 3 September 2002
Brigadier General (Line) 7 November 2008
Major General

(Current as of November 2012)

 

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