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Major General Antonio M. Taguba, BA, MA, DHL, MSM, BSM, LM, DSM


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Major General Antonio M. Taguba, BA, MA, DHL, MSM, BSM, LM, DSM

Major General Antonio M. Taguba is a retired senior officer of the United States Army and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a B.A. in History from Idaho State University, M.A.  in Public Administration from Webster University, M.A. in International Relations from Salve Regina University, M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. College of Naval Command and Staff., and an Honorary Doctor’s Degree in Humane Letters from the University of San Francisco. Major General Taguba has language proficiency in English and Tag.  His Professional Military Education (PME) includes:

  • U.S. Army War College – Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Army General Officer Installation Commander Course, U.S. Army Management Staff College – Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College – Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • U.S. College of Naval Command and Staff – Newport, Rhode Island
  • U.S. Army Armor Officer Advanced Course
  • U.S. Army Armor Officer Basic Course

Major General Taguba has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and retired in 2007 from the United States Army after 34 years of service. His senior-level professional military and subsequent civilian leadership experience includes:

  • 2009 – present: President, TDLS Consulting, LLC
  • 2007 – present: Chairman, Pan Pacific American Leaders and Mentors (PPALM)
  • 2007 – 2009: Vice President, for Human Resource Programs and Army Account, Serco Inc.
  • 2006 – 2007: Deputy Commanding General for Transformation and Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Army Reserve Command, Department of the Army, The Pentagon
  • 2004 – 2006: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense, The Pentagon
  • 2003 – 2004: Deputy Commanding General for Support, Coalition Forces Land Component Command, U.S. Third Army
  • 2002 – 2003: Acting Director of the Army Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Army, The Pentagon
  • 2000 – 2002: Commanding General, U.S. Army Community and Family Support Center
  • Major General Taguba’s community service leadership experience includes:
  • 2011 – present: Volunteer, United Service Organization (USO)
  • 2011 – 2012: Member, U.S. Attorney General National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 2008 – 2010: Chairman, Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs
  • 2000 – 2002: Member, Secretary of Defense Task Force on on Domestic Violence, U.S. Department of Defense

Major General Taguba’s professional skills include:

  • Senior Executive Leadership
  • Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Business and Program Development
  • International Coalition Building

Major General Taguba’s decorations include:

  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit with three oak leaf clusters
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
  • Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Major General Antonio M. Taguba is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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