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Assistant Adjutant General - Installations

BG Stone Command Photo Brigadier General Michael A. Stone is the Assistant Adjutant General for Installations,

Michigan Army National Guard and serves as Michigan's Dual Status Commander for domestic response situations. He is responsible for Army armories and installations, strategic communications, strategic level cyber initiatives, and National Guard employment initiatives.

 

General Stone was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 1989, designated as the Distinguished Military Graduate, through the University of Detroit Reserve Officer Training Corps program. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, cum laude, from the University of Detroit, where he attended on a full academic scholarship. He also possesses a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University School of Law) as well as a Master of Science, Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. He previously commanded the 1776th Military Police Company in Taylor, Michigan, the 1-182nd Field Artillery Battalion in Detroit, Michigan, and he recently served as the Deputy Brigade Commander of the 177th Military Police Brigade in Taylor, Michigan. General Stone has deployed three times as a member of the National Guard; serving as a Military Police Officer in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm, in support of Operation Joint Endeavor and most recently in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

EDUCATION:

1989 University of Detroit, Bachelor of Arts, History, Detroit, Michigan
1996 Detroit College of Law, Juris Doctorate, Detroit, Michigan
2007 United States Army War College, Master of Science, Strategic Studies, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
2007 United States Army War College, by correspondence
2011 Dual Status Command Course, United States Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. May 1989 - April 1992, Platoon Leader, 1776th Military Police Company, Detroit, Michigan
2. April 1992 - January 1995, Commander, 1776th Military Police Company, Taylor, Michigan
3. January 1995 - September 1995, Area Security Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 210th Military Police Battalion, Taylor, Michigan
4. September 1995 - April 1997, S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 210th Military Police Battalion, Taylor, Michigan
5. April 1997 - November 1997, Vulnerability Assistance Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 177th Military Police Brigade, Taylor, Michigan
6. November 1997 - September 1999, S-3 (Command Section), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 210th Military Police Battalion, Taylor, Michigan
7. September 1999 - March 2001, S-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 177th Military Police Brigade, Taylor, Michigan
8. March 2001 - September 2001, Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 182nd Field Artillery, Detroit, Michigan
9. September 2001 - September 2005, Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion,182nd Field Artillery, Detroit, Michigan
10. September 2005 - February 2006, Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 177th Military Police Brigade, Taylor, Michigan
11. February 2006 - September 2009, Deputy Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 177th Military Police Brigade, Taylor, Michigan
12. September 2009 - March 2010, Director, Joint Operations, Michigan National Guard, Lansing, Michigan
13. April 2010 - Present, Assistant Adjutant General - Installations, Michigan National

Guard, Michigan Joint Force Headquarters, Lansing, Michigan

 

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and
1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hour Glass, M Device and Numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 3)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
Army Meritorious Unit Citation
Army Superior Unit Award
Michigan Army National Guard Recruiting Ribbon
Michigan Broadsword Service Medal (with 1 Gold Oak Leaf Cluster)
Michigan Active State Service Ribbon
Michigan State War on Terrorism Ribbon (with M Device)
Michigan Outside United States Service Ribbon

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS:

National Guard Association of United States
National Guard Association of Michigan
Field Artillery Association of the United States
Field Artillery Association of Michigan
Military Police Regimental Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life member)
American Legion
American Association of Corporation Counsel

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

General George C. Marshall Leadership Award (Top Reserve Officer Training Corps Graduate)
National Guard Association of Michigan Soldier of the Year
General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award (Top Company Grade Officer)
Field Artillery Association of the United States, Order of Saint Barbara
First Canadian Division Commanders Award

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Second Lieutenant ARNG 14 May 1989
First Lieutenant ARNG 23 May 1992
Captain ARNG 26 August 1993
Major ARNG 05 February 1998
Lieutenant Colonel ARNG 22 February 2002
Colonel ARNG 10 February 2006
Brigadier General ARNG 01 April 2010