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Brig. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon is the Commander, U.S. Army Operational Test Command (OTC), a subordinate command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Fort Hood, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Spellmon was commissioned as a second lieutenant from the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point in 1986.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from USMA, a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a Master of Science Degree in National Security Strategy from the United States Army War College.

His prior assignments include Commander, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Commander, 317th Engineer Battalion and 3-3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, both as part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia; and Commander, C Company, 82nd Engineer Battalion, Bamberg, Germany.  His previous staff assignments include Executive Director, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Headquarters, Department of the Army; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Engineer Intelligence Officer, Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps, Rheindahlen, Germany; and Observer-Controller, Combat Maneuver Training Center, Hohenfels, Germany.

His operational deployments include Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Kuwait, Iraq; Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq; and Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Spellmon is originally from Bloomingdale, New Jersey.

 

Awards and Honors:

  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Purple Heart
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • Combat Action Badge

BACKGROUND

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon assumed command of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command on June 19, 2013.

Education:
United States Army War College

University of Illinois

United States Military Academy

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