McLean, VA – November 21, 2017 – DGC International is honored to announce that General (Ret) John F. Campbell has joined DGC International’s Board of Advisors. From August 2014 until his retirement in April 2016, Campbell was the commander of the Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces—Afghanistan. Prior to this, he served as the 34th Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
As the son of a U.S Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, Campbell grew up on military bases around the world before attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. During more than 35 years of service, he has commanded units at every echelon from platoon to division, with duty in Germany, Haiti, Iraq, Afghanistan and the United States. After his first assignment with the U.S. Army Europe, Campbell was assigned to Fort Bragg, N.C., where he commanded a Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha in the 5th Special Forces Group, and an Infantry company in the 82nd Airborne Division.
Campbell holds a Bachelor of Science degree from West Point and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.
Campbell’s awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, two Legions of Merit, three Bronze Star Medals, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, six Meritorious Service Medals, the Air Medal, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Combat Action Badge, the Master Parachutist Badge, the Pathfinder Badge, the Ranger Tab, and the Special Forces Tab.