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Biography

Brigadier General Jeffrey W. Drushal

Brigadier General Jeff Drushal was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Transportation Corps in 1989 after graduating from the University of Tampa as a Distinguished Military Graduate.   He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from UT. Additionally he has earned a Master of Science in Logistics Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. General Drushal is a graduate of the Transportation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, the Logistics Executive Development Course, the United States Army War College, and the Army Senior Leader Seminar program.

 General Drushal’s operational experience encompasses a career spent mostly in tactical units with three deployments to Iraq, two deployments to Afghanistan, and one to Kuwait. He also deployed to New Orleans International Airport in support of state and national-level relief operations resulting from damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

In 24 years of service, General Drushal’s key assignments include:

  • Platoon Leader and Assistant Battalion S3, 7th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Ord, California
  • Battalion S1, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea
  • Supply and Services Officer, DISCOM S4, and Company Commander in the 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Support Operations Transportation Officer, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea
  • Assistant S4, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fort Lewis,  Washington
  • Division Transportation Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Brigade S3, Brigade Support Operations Officer in the 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq
  • Battalion Commander of the 57th Transportation Battalion, 593rd Sustainment Brigade, 1st Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Task Force Commander of Joint Logistics Task Force 57, 593rd Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Support Command, Arifjan, Kuwait and Iraq
  • Brigade Commander, 45th Sustainment Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and Afghanistan

General Drushal’s training includes the US Army Airborne School, the 7th Infantry Division (Light) Air Assault School, and the 82nd Airborne Division Jumpmaster School. General Drushal is also a Crossfit Level I certified trainer. 

General Drushal’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), the Bronze Star Medal (4 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Iraq Campaign Medal with five campaign stars, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, the Korea Defense Service Medal, and the Humanitarian Service Medal. General Drushal has earned the Combat Action Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge, as well as the British Parachutist Badge, and Ukrainian Parachutist Badge.

General Drushal is married and has two children.