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MG Martin F. Klein

Commanding General

75th Innovation Command

Major General Martin F. Klein assumed command of the 75th Innovation Command, headquartered in Houston, TX, on 7 August 2021. General Klein was born in Richmond, Virginia. He entered the U.S. Army upon graduation from Lenoir Rhyne University in 1991 and was commissioned in the Infantry.

Prior to his current assignment, General Klein served as Director, Army G-3/5/7, Strategic Operations, the Pentagon, from 2020 to 2021; Commanding General, Deployment Support Command in Birmingham, Alabama and Deputy Commander for Operations for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois from 2017-2020; Commander, Army Support Activity- Fort Dix and Deputy Commander, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey from 2016-2017; Executive Officer to the Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve, the Pentagon, from 2014-2016.

Other assignments include Reserve Component Analyst, Army G-8, Plans Analysis and Evaluation Directorate, the Pentagon; Chief of Operational Assessments, J-5 (Strategy) United States Forces-Iraq, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn; Manning Analyst, Army G-1, the Pentagon; Chief, Training Branch, Plans Analysis and Evaluation, Office of the Chief of Army Reserve; Executive Officer, Georgetown Army ROTC, Washington, District of Columbia; Executive Assistant to the Director of Logistics (J-4), the Joint Staff; Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, 1st Corps Supporting Command (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, HQ/A Company, 407th Forward Supporting Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. General Klein served in multiple staff and leadership positions in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.

General Klein is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course; the Quartermaster Officer Transition Course and the Combined Officer Advanced Course; the Operations Research Systems Analyst Military Application Course; the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. He holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Lenoir Rhyne University, North Carolina; a Master's of Business Administration from Webster University, Missouri; and a Master's of Strategic Studies from the Army War College.

Personal awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal (4), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (2), Humanitarian Service Medal (2), Ranger Tab, Senior Parachutist Badge, Rigger Badge, and the Joint and Army Staff Identification Badges. Foreign awards include the Venezuelan Basic Parachutist and Thai Parachutist Badges.