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Major General R. Scott Dingle

BG R. Scott DingleDeputy Surgeon General and Deputy Commanding General (Support) U.S. Army Medical Command

Before assuming his current duties of Deputy Surgeon General and Deputy Commanding General (Support), U.S. Army Medical Command, he served as Commanding General, Regional Health Command – Atlantic from March 2017 to March 2018.

His previous military assignments include: MEDCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, Office of The Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA; Commander of the 30th Medical Brigade, Germany; Director, Health Care Operations/G-3, Office of The Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA; Commander of U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade, Fort Knox, KY; Commander the 261st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief, Current Operations, Special Plans Officer, Healthcare Operations Executive Officer, Office of The Surgeon General; Falls Church, VA; Chief, Medical Plans and Operations Multinational Corps-Iraq Surgeon’s Office, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Baghdad, Iraq; Chief, Medical Plans and Operations, 18th Airborne Corps Surgeon’s Office, Fort Bragg, NC; Executive Officer, 261st Area Support Medical Battalion (44th MEDCOM), Fort Bragg, NC; Ground Combat Planner for Combined Joint Task Force -180, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Baghdad, Iraq; Assistant Chief of Staff, Plans and Exercises, 44th Medical Command and 18th Airborne Corps Plans Officer, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief, Division Medical Operations Center, 1st Armored Division, Germany; Instructor, Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Army Medical Department Center and School , Fort Sam Houston, TX; Plans Officer for the Division Medical Operations Center, 3rd Infantry Division, Germany; Commander of Charlie Company, 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Germany; Commander, Medical Company and Medical Hold Detachment, Fort Eustis, VA; Chief of Plans, Operations, Training, and Security, Fort Eustis, VA; Hospital Adjutant, Fort Eustis, VA; Ambulance Platoon leader and Motor Officer, 75th Forward Support Battalion, 194th Separate Armored Brigade; Fort Knox, KY.

Major General Dingle is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Morgan State University. His degrees include Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, Master of Military Arts and Science from School of Advanced Military Studies and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College. His military education includes graduate of the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic Course, The Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, The School of Advanced Military Studies and the National War College.

His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Military Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (seven Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Commendation Medal (two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Humanitarian Service Medal, the Order of Military Medical Merit, Recruiters Medallion, the Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Army Surgeon General’s prestigious 9A Proficiency Designator, Expert Field Medical Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.