Brigadier General Timothy R. Coffin assumed command of the Department of
Defenseâ€™s largest land installation on 2 July, 2014.
His education includes: Distinguished Military Graduate
from Wheaton College, Distinguished Graduate of his Officer Basic Course,
Honor Graduate of the Quartermaster Officer Advanced Course, Command and
General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), the Army
War College Advanced Strategic Arts Program (ASAP), Armed Forces Staff
College, the MIT Seminar XXI program and the Harvard Senior Executive
His assignments include Army Special Operations Forces
Europe, S-3 for the Armor Support Battalion, Commander, 62nd Supply and
Services Company, the Army Secretariat, Intern on the Joint Chiefs of Staff
(JCS). 4th Infantry Division planner at Fort Carson, Colo., Executive
Officer for the 64th Forward Support Battalion, Intelligence Watch Commander
Cheyenne Mountain North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and
United States Space Command. Action officer COCOM Commanderâ€™s Staff Action
Group, Army Space Command G-4, Commander 1st Space Battalion, Space and
Aviation System Integrator Objective Force Task Force, Chief of the Space
and Missile Defense Division on the Army Staff, Director for Combat
Developments Future Warfare Center USASMDC/ARSTRAT, Commander of the Army's
1st Space Brigade, J3 and J7, Joint Functional Component Command for Space,
U.S. Strategic Command, Commander Forward Integration Team U.S. Strategic
Command (forward) Kabul Afghanistan, Deputy Commanding General Space and
Missile Defense Command/Army Strategic Command, Deputy Commander Joint
Functional Component Command for Space.
He was promoted to Brigadier General June 6, 2012.
Coffin's awards and decorations include the Defense
Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with two oak
leaf clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal
with three oak leaf clusters, the Joint Staff Identification Badge, Army
Staff Badge, Master Space Badge, and U.S. and German Parachutist Badges.