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    7ID promotes deputy commanding general, support

    7ID promotes deputy commanding general, support

    Photo By Staff Sgt. Mark Miranda | Maj. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander, 7th Infantry Division, introduces Col. Paul...... read more read more

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, UNITED STATES

    08.15.2014

    Story by Staff Sgt. Mark Miranda 

    7th Infantry Division

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A promotion for the 7th Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support took place Aug. 15 at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord French Theater. Soldiers of 7th ID, guests and family gathered for the ceremony and to recognize Col. Paul Bontrager's promotion to brigadier general.

    Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1982, serving his enlisted tour in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. He then attended Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science and was commissioned as an Aviation Officer in 1989. He holds two Master’s of Science Degrees, one in Education and one in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy. Bontrager is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and the Joint Advanced Warfighting School.

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    Date Taken: 08.15.2014
    Date Posted: 08.19.2014 19:25
    Story ID: 139861
    Location: JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, US 

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