Biographies

Brigadier General William T. Conway

Director, Joint Staff, New Hampshire

Brigadier General William T. Conway assumed duties as The Director of the Joint Staff, New Hampshire.

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE:
ROTC
 
EDUCATION:
University of Massachusetts Amherst - BA – History
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies
 
ASSIGNMENTS:
1. March 2018 - Present Director, Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Concord, New Hampshire
2. January 2015 - March 2018, Chief of Staff, New Hampshire Army National Guard, Concord, New Hampshire
3. April 2014 - January 2015, G3, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Cranston, Rhode Island
4. April 2012 - April 2014, Brigade Commander, 56th Troop Command, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
5. June 2010 -  April 2012, Battalion Commander, 3d Battalion, 243d Regiment (Regional Training Institute), Narragansett, Rhode Island
6. June 2009 - June 2010, G3 Training Division Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Cranston, Rhode Island
7. September 2008 - June 2009, Deputy Commander, Special Operations Task Force 92, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan
8. July 2006 - September 2008, G3 Training Division Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Cranston, Rhode Island
9. July 2004 - July 2006, G3 Future Operations Branch Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Cranston, Rhode Island
10. July 2003 - July 2004, Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Kenova, West Virginia
11. July 2002 - July 2003, Company Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Middletown, Rhode Island
12. March 2002 - July 2002, Company Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), OPERATION DESERT SPRING, Kuwait
13. September 2001 - February 2002, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force, OPERATION JOINT FORGE, Bosnia-Herzegovina
14. June 2000 - September 2001, Company Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Middletown, Rhode Island
15. October 1998 - June 2000, Executive Officer, Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Middletown, Rhode Island
16. July 1996 – October 1998, Detachment Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Middletown, Rhode Island
17. September 1993 - July 1996, USAR Control Group, US Army Reserve Personnel Command, St. Louis, Missouri
18. January 1993 - September 1993, Special Projects Officer, 125th Army Reserve Command, Nashville, Tennessee
19. March 1991 – January 1993, Detachment Commander, Company C, 2d Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky
20. June 1989 - March 1991, Student, Officer Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, and Student, Special Forces Qualification Course, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
21. June 1988 - June 1989, Mortar Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 3d Battalion, 325th Infantry, Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy
22. July 1987 - June 1988, Executive Officer, Company B, 3d Battalion, 325th Infantry, Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy
23. April 1986 - July 1987, Platoon Leader, Company B, 3d Battalion, 325th Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Vicenza, Italy
24. May 1985 - April 1986, Student, US Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia


AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Legion of Merit Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Army Superior Unit Award
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Southwest Asia Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass Device and "M" Device with Numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Rhode Island Defense Service Medal
Rhode Island National Guard Emergency Service Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Combat Infantryman Badge
Expert Infantryman Badge Special Forces Tab
Ranger Tab
Master Parachutist Badge
Parachutist Badge - Kenya
Parachutist Badge - Kuwait
Parachutist Badge - United Kingdom

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED:
Infantry Officer Basic Course
Infantry Mortar Platoon Course
Ranger Course
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Special Forces Qualification Course 
Combined Arms and Services Staff School
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S):
Arabic
 
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Second Lieutenant, May 25, 1985
First Lieutenant, November 22, 1986
Captain, December 1, 1989
Major, September 27, 2000
Lieutenant Colonel, January 22, 2008
Colonel, September 21, 2012
Brigadier General, March 13, 2018