Lieutenant General Howard B. Bromberg
Deputy Chief of Staff G-1, United States Army
Lieutenant General Howard B. Bromberg became the U.S. Army's 46th Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 on July 21, 2012. He is responsible for developing, managing, and executing manpower and personnel plans, programs, and policies for the total Army. Prior to this assignment, he served as the Deputy Commanding General/Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Forces Command.
Lieutenant General Bromberg hails from California and was commissioned as an Air Defense Artillery officer in the U.S. Army upon graduation from the University of California at Davis in 1977. He holds a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics and Management. Throughout his career, Lieutenant General Bromberg has served in Army units in the United States, Germany, Korea and Southwest Asia. He has commanded at every level in the air defense community from platoon to installation.
Lieutenant General Bromberg's command assignments include Commanding General, Fort Bliss, Texas; Commanding General, 32d Army Air Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas, while serving in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq; Commander 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Third Army; Commander 1st Battalion, 43d Air Defense Artillery, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea; Commander, A Battery, 6th Battalion, 52d Air Defense Artillery, Germany.
Lieutenant General Bromberg's principal staff assignments include Chief of Staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; Deputy Director, Force Protection/Director, Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization, J-8, The Joint Staff, Washington, DC; Director of Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, VA.; Operations Officer (S-3)/Executive Officer (XO), 2d Battalion, 43d Air Defense Artillery, Germany and Operation DESERT SHIELD/STORM, Saudi Arabia; Operations Officer, Defense Branch, J-3, The Joint Staff, Washington DC; Chief, HAWK Operational Readiness Evaluation Team, 32d Army Air Missile Defense Command, Germany; and Platoon Leader, D Battery, 6th Battalion, 52d Air Defense Artillery, Germany.
Lieutenant General Bromberg's decorations and awards include the Distinguished Service Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Defense Superior Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), the Legion of Merit (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Parachutist Badge, Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
Lieutenant General Bromberg is married. He and his wife have two daughters.