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Maj. Gen. Glenn K. Rieth

Glenn K. Rieth (born November 27, 1957; Livingston, New Jersey[1]) is the Adjutant General of New Jersey, and is the commander of the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard which compose the New Jersey Department of Military Affairs. He was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate on March 4, 2002.

Major General Rieth earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from The Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, where he was the Distinguished Military Graduate. General Rieth’s military service began in 1980. He received his commission as a Second Lieutenant through the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. He earned his pilot’s wings at Fort Rucker, Alabama in July 1981. Prior to being appointed as Adjutant General of New Jersey, General Rieth was the Director of the State Army Aviation Office for the New Jersey Army National Guard.

On January 3, 2006 Governor-elect Jon Corzine announced that he would re-appoint Major General Rieth to another term as Adjutant General in his administration.[2]

Rieth is a resident of Ewing Township, New Jersey.[2]

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Education

Assignments

  • October 1980 - July 1981, United States Army Rotary and Fixed Wing Flight Schools, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
  • July 1981 - May 1984, Platoon Leader, Assistant S-3, Aero Recon (UH-1), Air Cavalry Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.
  • June 1984 - June 1985, Commander, Aero Recon (UH-1), Air Cavalry Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.
  • June 1985 - October 1987, Aviation Brigade Safety Officer and Flight Instructor, 50th Armored Division, Army Aviation Support Facility # 1, Trenton-Mercer Airport, NJ.
  • November 1987 - February 1990, Operations Officer (S-3), 1st Battalion, 150th Aviation, Army Aviation Support Facility # 1, Trenton-Mercer Airport, NJ.
  • March 1990 - October 1992, Air Operations Officer, (G-3 Air), Headquarters 50th Armored Division, Somerset, NJ.
  • November 1992 - September 1995, Commander, 1st Battalion, 150th Aviation, Army Aviation Support Facility # 1, Trenton-Mercer Airport, NJ.
  • October 1995 - January 1999, Recruiting and Retention Commander, New Jersey Army National Guard, Fort Dix, NJ.
  • February 1999 - January 2002, Director, State Army Aviation Office, Army Aviation Support Facility # 1, Trenton-Mercer Airport, NJ.
  • March 2002 - Present, The Adjutant General of New Jersey, New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Trenton, NJ.

Flight Information

  • Rating: Instructor Pilot, Pilot-in-Command
  • Master Army Aviator Badge
  • Flight Hours: Over 3,000
  • Aircraft Flown: AH-1, UH-1, T-42, U-8

Major Awards and Decorations

  • Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Army Aviation Order of Saint Michael
  • Master Army Aviator Badge
  • Parachutist Badge (Airborne)
  • New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal
  • New Jersey Medal of Honor
  • New Jersey Merit Award
  • New Jersey Desert Storm Ribbon

Effective Dates of Promotion

References

  1. ^ Colonel Glenn Rieth Confirmed As The Adjutant General, MILITARY & VETERANS AFFAIRS, March 5, 2002 - accessed June 14, 2009
  2. ^ a b Corzine Names Secretary of State and Military and Veterans Affairs Adjutant General, press release dated January 3, 2006.

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