Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey (Photo by U.S. Army Reserve photo)
Brigadier General Michael T. Harvey assumed command of the 7th Mission Support Command on June 29, 2019. The 7th MSC executes mission command for all Army Reserve Forces in Europe; providing United States Code Title 10 support and trained and ready Soldiers and units of action for United States Army Europe and U.S. European Command requirements.
BG Harvey also serves dual hatted as the Deputy Commanding General of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The 21st TSC exercises mission command for strategic and operational sustainment operations across the European Command area of responsibility; executes theater opening, theater distribution, and theater sustainment in support of EUCOM and NATO operations; and, as directed, supports AFRICOM operations in order to enable Allied victory.
BG Michael T. Harvey is a native of Piney Flats, Tennessee. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN in 1991 and his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps. Additional education includes: Masters of Business Administration degree from Upper Iowa University; Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College; and the Joint Senior Leaders Course.
BG Harvey’s previous assignments include: Commanding General, 102nd Training Division and Deputy Commanding General, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; Garrison Commander, United States Army Garrison Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, United States Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Ft. Bragg, NC; Battalion Commander, 4th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division, Ft. Jackson, SC;
Sustainment Branch Chief, HQDA DCS, G8 Focused Logistics Division, Washington, DC; Chief, Materiel Integration Branch, United States Army Reserve Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Ft. McPherson, GA; Plans/Operations Officer, 81st Regional Readiness Command, Birmingham, AL;
Operations Officer, 3rd Army, Camp Doha, Kuwait/LSA Adder, Iraq; Plans Officer, 171st Area Support Group, Garner, NC; Support Operations Officer, 3rd Corps Support Command, Des Moines, IA; Director, Reserve Component Integrated Maintenance Training Program, National Training Center & Ft. Irwin, CA; and Executive Officer/Acting Company Commander, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 80th Training Division, Bristol, VA.
BG Harvey’s military education includes: Joint Logistics Course, Defense Support to Civil Authorities Course, Advanced Joint Professional Military Education Course, U.S. Naval War College; U.S. Army Force Management Course, U.S. Army War College Defense Strategy Course, U.S. National Security Course, Advanced Operations Warfighter Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Associate Logistics Executive Development Course, Support Operations Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Air Assault School, National Training Center Observer/Controller Academy, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Ordnance Officer Advanced Course, Basic Parachutist School, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, United States Marine Corps Field Medical Technician School, and the U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen School.
BG Harvey’s awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forced Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Four Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge, France Parachutist Badge, United Kingdom Parachutist Badge, Germany Parachutist Badge, Germany Armed Forces Achievement Badge – Gold, Army Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, and the Distinguished Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharp.
BG Harvey is married to the former Ms. Laura Sexton from Newnan, GA and they have four children, Dale, Katelyn, Courtney, and Joshua.