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Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Brandon R. Tegtmeier is from Naperville, IL and commissioned into the Infantry from the United States Military Academy, West Point in 1996 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also holds a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
BG Tegtmeier served in Ranger, Airborne, and Stryker units throughout his career to include serving as Commander of the 75 th Ranger Regiment. During this time, he spent over four years leading forces in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. He most recently served as the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as well as Deputy Commanding General (Operations) and Deputy Commanding General (Support) of the 82nd Airborne Division.