Charles C. Campbell (General)

Charles C. Campbell (General)

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Infobox Military Person
name=Charles C. Campbell

caption=General Charles C. Campbell
branch=United States Army
rank= General
commands=U.S. Army Forces Command
battles= Vietnam War
awards=Distinguished Service Medal Defense Superior Service Medal Legion of Merit (4) Bronze Star

General Charles C. Campbell, United States Army is the 17th and current Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). He previously served as FORSCOM’s Deputy Commanding General and Chief of Staff from April 26, 2006 to January 8, 2007. He assumed his current assignment on January 9, 2007.


Campbell earned his commission through ROTC at Louisiana State University. His initial assignment was as an instructor at the Infantry Training Command (Provisional), United States Army Training Center Infantry, Fort Ord, California.

After Special Forces training, Campbell went on to teach tactics at Forces Armeé National Khmere Training Command, Army Advisory Group, Phouc Tuy Training Battalion, United States Army, Vietnam. He subsequently served as an A-Detachment Executive Officer and Commander in Vietnam. His succeeding commands include a Combat Support Company in the 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; an armor battalion in the 3d Armored Division, United States Army Europe and a heavy brigade in the 2d Infantry Division, Eighth Army, Korea. He was also the Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado and the Commanding General, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea.

Campbell's many staff assignments include service as Operations Officer, 3-63 Armor, Augsburg, Germany; Chief, Exercise Branch, 3d Infantry Division, Wuerzburg, Germany; Plans and Operations Officer, Combined Field Army, Republic of Korea; Senior Task Force Observer/Controller and later Deputy Commander, Operations Group, Combat Maneuver Training Center, [ Hohenfels] , Germany; Chief of Staff, 2d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Eighth Army, Korea; Assistant Division Commander, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of Staff, I Corps and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Washington; Deputy Commanding General, Third Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Chief of Staff, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Chief of Staff, United States Central Command; and Chief of Staff, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea.

Campbell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Louisiana State University and a Master of Military Art and Science from the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He has attended a wide variety of military schools, culminating with his graduation from the Army War College in 1991.

Military awards and decorations

His military awards and decorations include:
*Special Forces Tab
*Parachutist Badge

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