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BG Tracy L. Smith
Brigadier General Tracy L. Smith
Brigadier General Tracy L. Smith was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant through the ROTC program at the University of Guam, where she was awarded a four-year Merit Scholarship and a two-year ROTC National Scholarship. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1987. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Troy University, 2002 and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the Army War College, 2007, Resident.
Her military education includes the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic Course; AMEDD Advanced Course; Personnel Officer's Course; Army Force Management Course; Combined Arms Services Staff School; Command and General Staff College, the Army Management Staff College's Sustaining Base Leadership Management Program and the Army War College.
Brigadier General Smith's most recent previous assignment was as the
Chief of Staff, Army Reserve Medical Command. Prior to that she was the
first Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) Commander of the 865th Combat Support
Hospital, Utica, NY. BG Smith has a personnel and operations background and
served in numerous leadership and staff positions. Her assignments include:
Brigadier General Smith's awards and badges include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (w/5 oak leaf clusters); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terror Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Badge; Expert Field Medic Badge. Humanitarian assistance operations and service campaigns respectively include the Montana Forest Fires, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. BG Smith also led her units for Operation Bright Star, Egypt and Task Force Kout Men, Haiti. BG Smith was also awarded the Order of Military Medical Merit.