Brig. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, Jr., will be welcomed as the new Deputy Commanding General for I Corps and Fort Lewis in a ceremony, Monday, July 23, at 4 p.m. in front of the post headquarters building.
Campbell is a 1978 ROTC graduate of Kansas State University and comes to Fort Lewis from Germany where he served as the V Corps Deputy Commanding
General and Chief of Staff.
This is Campbell’s second Fort Lewis assignment. He served as Assistant G-3 (Training) from August 1995 to January 1996 and then assumed command of the 1st Battalion, 33rd Armor, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. He later served as Deputy Brigade Commander, 3rd Brigade, 2ND Infantry Division.
In June 2001, he took command of the 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, part of Task Force Ironhorse, Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Prior to his V Corps assignment, he served as the Deputy Commanding General-West for the United States Army Recruiting Command. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal with “V” device, the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster and Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters.