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Kadavy, Timothy J.
Major General Kadavy as Deputy Director, Army National Guard
Place of birth Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Allegiance United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1982–Present
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Unit Nebraska National Guard
Army National Guard
Commands held 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry
Nebraska National Guard
Combined Joint Inter Agency Task Force-Afghanistan
Battles/wars Operation Joint Forge
Iraq War
War in Afghanistan
Awards Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal

Timothy J. Kadavy is a United States Army Major General. His previous assignments include Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard and Deputy Director of the Army National Guard. As of 2013 he is assigned as Commander of Combined Joint Inter Agency Task Force-Afghanistan (CJIATF-A), part of the NATO International Security Assistance Force mission in that country.

Early life

Timothy James Kadavy[1] was born in Omaha, Nebraska[2][3] He graduated from Omaha's Millard South High School in 1982 and enlisted in the Nebraska Army National Guard. He received his commission as a Second Lieutenant of Armor from the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Nebraska in 1984, and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1987.[4]

Start of military career

Kadavy began his officer career as a Platoon Leader in the Nebraska Army National Guard’s Troop A, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry Regiment. His subsequent assignments through May, 1994 included: Executive Officer of Troop B, 1-167th Cavalry; Liaison Officer, Headquarters, 1-167th Cavalry; Assistant Operations and Training Officer (S3 Air), Headquarters, 1-167th Cavalry; and Commander, Troop B, 1-167th Cavalry, and Personnel Staff Officer (S1), 1-167th Cavalry.[5]

Later military career

From May, 1994 to August, 2001 Kadavy carried out staff assignments at Fifth United States Army; United States Army Forces Command; and the Army National Guard staff at the National Guard Bureau.[4] From September, 2001 through September, 2003 he was Commander of 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, including deployment to Bosnia-Herzegovina for Operation Joint Forge.[6]

From September, 2003 to June, 2004 Kadavy was a student in the United States Army War College’s Fellowship Program at the Drug Enforcement Administration.[7] From July, 2004 to March, 2006 he served as Chief of Plans, Readiness and Mobilization for the Army National Guard.[4]

Kadavy served in Iraq from April to September, 2006 as Chief of the Reserve Component Division for Multi-National Corps – Iraq.[8]

From September, 2006 to October, 2007 Kadavy was assigned as Operations and Training Officer (G3) for the Army National Guard.[4]

Career as a general officer

In November, 2007 Kadavy was selected for appointment as The Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard, succeeding Roger P. Lempke, and received a state promotion to Brigadier General. He was federally recognized as a Brigadier General in January, 2009.[9]

Kadavy was named Deputy Director of the Army National Guard in August, 2009.[5] He was promoted to Major General in December, 2010.[10]

In January, 2013 Kadavy was announced as the next Commander of Combined Joint Inter Agency Task Force-Afghanistan (CJIATF-A).[11] He was replaced as Deputy Director of the Army National Guard on an interim basis by Brigadier General Walter E. Fountain, and began his new duties in April, 2013.[12]

In May, 2013, Major General Judd H. Lyons, Kadavy’s successor as Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard in 2009, was announced as the next Deputy Director of the Army National Guard. He assumed those duties in July, 2013.[13][14]

Education

In addition to his degree from the University of Nebraska[15] and completion of the War College Fellowship,[16] Kadavy holds a Master of Arts degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University.[17]

Kadavy is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College.[18] In addition, he has completed: National Security Leadership Program, Syracuse University; CAPSTONE, National Defense University, Fort McNair; National Security Strategy Seminar, George Washington University; and Army Strategic Leadership Development Program-Intermediate, University of North Carolina.[19]

Awards and decorations

Kadavy’s federal awards include:

Chronological list of assignments

  1. December, 1984 - April, 1988, Platoon Leader, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Fremont, Nebraska
  2. April 1988, - December, 1989, Executive Officer, Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Omaha, Nebraska
  3. December, 1989 - October, 1990, Liaison Officer, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska
  4. October, 1990 - June, 1991, S-3 Air, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska
  5. June, 1991 - December, 1993, Commander, Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Omaha, Nebraska
  6. December, 1993 - May, 1994, Personnel Officer, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska
  7. May, 1994 - December, 1996, Operations Officer, Operational Readiness Evaluations, Headquarters, Fifth United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  8. January, 1997 - June, 1998, Executive Officer, Deputy Commanding General (Reserve Component), United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia
  9. July, 1998 - March, 2000, Program Fielding Officer, Army National Guard Distributive Training Technology Program, Arlington, Virginia
  10. April, 2000 - August, 2001, Branch Chief, Policy and Reporting, Readiness Branch, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
  11. September, 2001 - October, 2002, Commander, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Nebraska Army National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska
  12. November, 2002 - September, 2003, Task Force Commander, 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas/Camp McGovern, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  13. September, 2003 - June, 2004, Student, Army War College Fellowship Program, Headquarters, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, D.C.
  14. July, 2004 - March, 2006, Chief, Plans Readiness and Mobilization, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
  15. April, 2006 - September, 2006, Chief, Reserve Component Support Division, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq
  16. September, 2006 - October, 2007, G3, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
  17. November, 2007 - August, 2009, The Adjutant General, Joint Force Headquarters, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska
  18. August, 2009 - March, 2013, Deputy Director, Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia
  19. April, 2013–Present, Combined Joint Inter Agency Task Force-Afghanistan (CJIATF-A), Kabul, Afghanistan

Effective dates of promotions

References

  1. Department of the Army, 2004 Reserve Component Colonel Special Selection Board Results, 2004, page 3
  2. Governor Dave Heineman, Gov. Heineman Names Col. Tim Kadavy as Nebraska’s Next Adjutant General, October 10, 2007
  3. Kevin Hynes, Nebraska National Guard, Prairie Soldier, Tim Kadavy to Become 31st Adjutant General, October, 2007
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Rand Corporation, Speaker’s Biography, Timothy J. Kadavy, September, 2009, page 2
  5. 5.0 5.1 National Guard Bureau, Chief Names New ARNG Deputy Director, June 26, 2009
  6. Governor’s Office, State of Nebraska, Gov. Heineman Announces Promotion of Nebraska Adjutant General to National Post, June 26, 2009
  7. Kevin Hynes, Prairie Soldier, Tim Kadavy to become 31st Adjutant General, October, 2007, page 1
  8. Association of the United States Army, Washington Report, August, 2009
  9. Kevin Hynes, The Prairie Soldier, General Receives Second Star, February, 2009, page 4
  10. Congressional Record, U.S. Senate Confirmations, Executive Department Nominations, December 22, 2010
  11. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, General Officer Assignments, January 31, 2013
  12. International Security Assistance Force, MoD IG – Focuses on Countering Corruption Moving Forward, April 24, 2013
  13. Associated Press, Army Times, Neb. Guard Chief Named Deputy Director of Army National Guard, May 28, 2013
  14. Army National Guard, Leaders: Deputy Director of the Army National Guard, retrieved October 6, 2013
  15. Kevin Hynes, Nebraska National Guard, Prairie Soldier, Kadavy Named Army Guard Deputy Director, August 2009, page 4
  16. Office of the Governor of Nebraska, Press release, Gov. Heineman Announces Promotion of Nebraska Adjutant General to National Post, June 26, 2009
  17. Rand Corporation, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives Panel Member Biography, Timothy J. Kadavy, 2009
  18. Hynes, Kadavy Named Army Guard Deputy Director
  19. Army National Guard General Officer Biographies, Biography, Timothy J. Kadavy, retrieved October 6, 2013

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