Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper OTC Flag


Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper

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


Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper assumed command of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command on August 19, 2015.

United States Army War College

University of Illinois

United States Military Academy



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