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BG R. Scott Dingle

BG R. Scott DingleCommanding General Regional Health Command - Atlantic

Brigadier General R. Scott Dingle is the Commanding General of Regional
Health Command – Atlantic.

Brigadier General Dingle is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Morgan State University. He was commissioned in 1988 as a Medical Service Corps Officer through the R.O.T.C. program. 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.

Brigadier General Dingle’s service began as an Ambulance Platoon leader and Motor Officer, 75th Forward Support Battalion, 194th Separate Armored Brigade. His next assignment was at McDonald Army Community Hospital,
Fort Eustis, Virginia where he served as an Adjutant then later Chief Plans, Operations, Training, and Security. He assumed Command of the Medical Company and Medical Hold Detachment in 1991. From 1992 to 1995 he served in Germany as the Commander of Charlie Company, 3rd Forward Support Battalion. After command he served as the 3rd Infantry Division Plans Officer for the Division Medical Operations Center. In July 1995, he became an Instructor with the Army Medical Department Center and School Officer Basic and Advanced Courses. In January 1999, he returned to Germany as the 1st Armored Division’s Chief, Division Medical Operations Center. Next he attended Command and General Staff College and the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (2001-2002).

His follow on utilization assignment was to Fort Bragg, North Carolina as the Assistant Chief of Staff, Plans and Exercises, 44th Medical Command and 18th Airborne Corps Plans Officer. In December 2002, Brigadier General Dingle deployed to OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM as the Ground Combat Planner for Combined Joint Task Force -180. Next he served as the Executive Officer, 261st Area Support Medical Battalion (44th MEDCOM) and later as Chief, Medical Plans and Operations, 18th Airborne Corps Surgeon’s Office. In December 2004, he deployed in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, as Chief Medical Plans and Operations Multinational Corps-Iraq Surgeon’s office. In June 2006, he returned to the states and was assigned to the Office of the Surgeon General as Chief, Current Operations, Special Plans Officer, and later as Healthcare Operations Executive Officer. From 2009-2010, he commanded the 261st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Brigadier General Dingle assumed command of U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky from July 2010 to July 2012. He relinquished command in July 2012, to attend the National War College. Upon completion of the National War College, he returned to the Office of the Surgeon General as the Director, Health Care Operations/
G-3. He was selected for command and assumed command of the 30th Medical Brigade, Germany in May 2014. BG Dingle last served as the MEDCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7.

Brigadier General Dingle is a 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 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, Humanitarian Service Medal, the Order of Military Medical Merit, Recruiters Medallion, the Order of Kentucky
Colonels and the Army Surgeon General’s prestigious 9A Proficiency Designator.