32nd Commander - Brigadier General Timothy R. Coffin
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32nd Commander
White Sands Missile Range
Page 32 of 33
 Brigadier General Timothy R. Coffin
Commander
2 Jul 2014 -
25 Aug 2016
     Brigadier General Timothy R. Coffin assumed command of the Department of Defense’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 Fellowship.
     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 Commander’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.