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Major General Stephen G. Fogarty, a native of Savannah, Georgia, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Military Intelligence branch in May 1983, after earning his Bachelor of Arts in History at North Georgia College. He also holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes Airborne School, the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Ranger School, Jumpmaster Course, Combined Arms & Services Staff School, Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army War College, and the CAPSTONE General and Flag Officer Course.
After completing the Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course at Fort Huachuca, AZ, Major General Fogarty was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY, where he served as a platoon leader in the 311th MI Battalion and as an S-2 in 2nd Battalion, 3-27 Infantry, before moving to the Division G-2, where he served as the Tactical Surveillance Officer and Assistant Division Intelligence Collection Manager. He completed the Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course at Fort Huachuca, AZ, in 1987. From 1988 to 1991, he was stationed at Fort Lewis, WA, assigned as the S-2 for the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, to include a deployment for Operation Just Cause.
His next assignment was Schofield Barracks, HI, where he served in the 25th Infantry Division (Light) as a Brigade Liaison Officer and the Long Range Surveillance Detachment Commander in the 125th MI Battalion, as well as the Tactical Surveillance Officer and Operations Officer in the Division G-2. After graduating in 1995 from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS, he returned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) G-2 as Chief, Plans and Exercises, and Chief, Analysis and Control Element, before rejoining the 311th MI Battalion as the Battalion S-3.
From 1998-1999, Major General Fogarty was assigned to Fort Benning, GA, as S-2 of the 75th Ranger Regiment, before returning a third time to Fort Campbell as G-2, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He served as commander of the 732nd MI Battalion in Schofield Barracks, HI, from 2000-2002, before moving to Carlisle Barracks, PA, to attend the Army War College. After graduation in 2003, he served as Chief, Integrated Survey Program, for the United States Special Operations Command out of MacDill Air Force Base, FL, to include deploying to Afghanistan as a JSOTF J2 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Fort Gordon in 2005, he served for two years as commander of the 116th MI Group and National Security Agency-Georgia.
Major General Fogarty then returned to Afghanistan as Director, Joint Intelligence Operations Center Afghanistan, from 2007 to 2008, before assuming duties as Director of Intelligence, J-2, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL, 2008-2010. He returned to Afghanistan for a third time 2010-2012 to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, CJ-2, for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, before moving to Fort Belvoir, VA, to assume duties as Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, from 2012-2014. He most recently served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Army Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, in Washington, DC.
Major General Fogarty's awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal (3 awards), Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2 awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5 awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 awards), Army Achievement Medal (4 awards), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (2 awards), National Defense Service Medal (2 awards), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w Arrowhead, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Campaign Star (3 awards), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Afghanistan, Master Parachutist Badge (w/bronze star), Air Assault Badge, and the Ranger Tab.