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BG Paula C. Lodi

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B.G. Paula C. Lodi

Brigadier General Paula Lodi was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps as a Distinguished Military Graduate of Rutgers University ROTC program. Her first assignments were with Forward Support Battalions in the 3d Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany and 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas where she served in a variety of Medical and Multifunctional Logistics positions including Ambulance Platoon Leader, Battalion S1 and S4, Support Ops Maintenance Officer and Brigade S4. During tours at Fort Hood she served as Deputy Chief, Managed Care and Hospital Executive Officer at Darnall Army Medical Center, III Corps Plans Officer, Executive Officer for 21st Combat Support Hospital, and Deputy Brigade Commander for 1st Medical Brigade. Additional assignments include Operations Officer, 18th MEDCOM DCS-OPS in Seoul Korea and Chief, Military Personnel at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss. She served at the Pentagon as Executive Officer to the Director of the Army Staff. Command assignments include the 15th Sustainment Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 14th Combat Support Hospital and the 44th Medical Brigade. She served as Chief, Leader Training Center at the AMEDD Center & School, and is currently the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations for the Office of the Surgeon General and U.S. Army MEDCOM.

Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2OLC), the Bronze Star (2OLC) the Meritorious Service Medal (5OLC), the Humanitarian Service Medal and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. She is a recipient of the Dr. Mary E. Walker and the St. Joan D’Arc Awards and is inducted into the Official Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). She has earned the Expert Field Medical Badge and the Parachutist Badge. She is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Staff Course, Command and General Staff College & School of Advanced Military Studies and is a Distinguished Honor Graduate of the Naval War College.

She has Masters Degrees in Public Administration, Military Arts and Science, and National Security and Strategic Studies. She has also completed the Joint Planning Course and the Support Operations Officer Course.

Her deployment experience includes tours as a Corps Planner (OIF2), Task Force Medical 134 (Theater Detainee Operations) Executive Officer (OIF 06-08), and Battalion Commander (OIF 09-11). Her participation in humanitarian operations includes Operation Provide Comfort and Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations.