MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS M. McGINN

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Major General Francis M. McGinn

UNITED STATES ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Major General McGinn grew up in Adams Shore and has been serving our country since 1981. General McGinn graduated from Archbishop Williams High School in 1981, and attended the University of Massachusetts and Anna Maria College. He also received his Master’s in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College and was a National Security Fellow with Syracuse University. The highly decorated Army National Guardsmen has received an impressive collection of awards, including the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC) for his service. He is also a retired Massachusetts State Police Major.

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    Years of Service: 1981-present

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    Raised in the Adams Shore Neighborhood of Quincy

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    Awarded: Legion of Merit (1OLC), Bronze Star, and Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC)

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    2018-present: Mobilization Assistant to the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

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    2015-2018: Assistant Division Commander-Support (ADC-S), 42nd Infantry Division , Troy, New Jersey

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    2014-2015:Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Joint Force Headquarters, Massachusetts National Guard, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA

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    2013-2014:G3, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Joint Force Headquarters, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts

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    2012-2013:J5, Strategic Plans and Policies, Joint Force Headquarters Massachusetts National Guard, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts

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    2010-2012:J6, Joint Force Headquarters, Massachusetts National Guard, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts

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    2008-2010:Post Commander, Camp Edwards ARNG Training Site, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

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    2007-2008:J2, Joint Force Headquarters, Massachusetts National Guard, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts

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    2005-2007:Commander, 79th Troop Command, Rehoboth, Massachusetts

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    2005:Garrison Commander, FOB Speicher, 42d Infantry Division, Tikrit, Iraq

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    2004-2005:Deputy Garrison Commander, FOB Speicher, 42d Infantry Division, Tikrit, Iraq

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    2003-2004:S-2/3, 79th Troop Command, Wellesley, Massachusetts

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    2001-2003:Commander, 79th Transportation Battalion, Wellesley, Massachusetts

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    2000-2001:Executive Officer, 79th Troop Command, Wellesley, Massachusetts

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    1999-2000:Secretary to the General Staff, Headquarters, State Area Command, Milford, Massachusetts

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    1996-1999:Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, State Area Command, Milford, Massachusetts

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    1995-1996:S-2/3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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    1994: C-E Systems Control Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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    1993:Radio Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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    1990-1993:Commander, B Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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    1989-1990:Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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    1987-1989:Platoon Leader, A Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Brockton, Massachusetts

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    1985-1987:Platoon Leader, C Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Rehoboth, Massachusetts

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    1984-1985:Photo Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 126th Signal Battalion, Quincy, Massachusetts

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Oil Portrait on Canvas by Quincy Resident Artist David Wang

McGinn Bust Better Aimola

Bronze bust by Sculptor Sergey Eylanbekov