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Maj. Gen. Patricia R. Wallace

Commanding General, 80thTraining Command

Maj. Gen. Patricia R. Wallace assumed command as the first Female Commanding General of the 80th Training Command (The Army School System) on 5 December 2022. She previously served as the first woman and person of color Commanding General of the 91st Training Division.

An Indianapolis native, she accepted her Reserve Officer Training Corps commission at Indiana University in 1990, in the Adjutant General Corp after serving two years of enlisted service. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration from Indiana University.

Maj. Gen. Wallace’s commissioned career includes: Commanding General, 91st Training Division, Deputy Commanding General 88th Readiness Division, FMWI and DCG MFGI; Brigade Commander, U.S. Army Reserve Pacific Command - Support Unit, Fort Shafter Flats, HI; Chief of Internal Review, 80th Training Command, Richmond, Va.; Battalion Commander 89th Special Troops Battalion, Kansas City, MO; Chief of Internal Review, 85th Support Command, Arlington Heights, IL; Operations Officer, 97th Training Brigade (ILE), 80th Division, Fort Sheridan, IL; deployed as Executive Officer, Iraq Assistance Group, 1st Infantry Division; Assistant Brigade Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade (PD), 104th Division (IT), Waukegan, IL; Battalion Commander, 4th Battalion (CM), 3rd Brigade, 100th Division (IT), Harvey, IL; Operations Officer, 4th Battalion (CM), 3d Brigade, 100th Division (IT) Harvey, IL; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 85th Division (IT) Arlington Heights, IL; Assistant Operations Officer, Headquarters, 85th Division (IT), Arlington Heights, IL; Detachment Commander and Adjutant, 1st Battalion, 329th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 84th Division, Bloomington, IN; Adjutant, 2nd Brigade, 85th Division, Indianapolis; Adjutant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade, 70th Division (EX), Camp Atterbury, IN; Security Officer and Adjutant, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 329th Regiment, Camp Atterbury, IN.

Her military education includes Enlisted Basic Training, Advanced Individual training as a 76V (Unit Supply Specialist) Reserve Component (RC); Adjutant General Officer Basic Course (RC); Adjutant General Officer Advance Course (RC); Combined Arms Services Support School; Mobilization Planning Course; Training Manager Course; Command and General Staff Course; Army War College, Joint  and Combined Warfighting School. Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course, Senior International Defense Management Course.

Maj. Gen. Wallace's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Commendation Medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster) National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and “M” device), Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Maj. Gen. Wallace and her husband have two children.