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Brigadier General Marilyn S. Chiafullo

Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Legal Command

Brigadier General Marilyn S. Chiafullo currently serves as the Commanding General for the United States Army Reserve Legal Command, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Prior to this assignment, Brigadier General Chiafullo served as the Chief Judge (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Brigadier General Chiafullo's previous assignments include: Assistant Judge Advocate General, for Military Law & Operations (Individual Mobilized Augmentee), Office of The Judge Advocate General (OTJAG); Chief of Staff, United States Army Reserve Legal Command; Chief, Reserve Component Management, OTJAG, Personnel, Plans and Training Office (PP&TO); Staff Judge Advocate, Division West, First Army, Fort Hood, Texas.

In July 2009, Brigadier General Chiafullo completed a Senior Service College Fellowship in International Security Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts. Brigadier General Chiafullo has been a member of the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps since 1993. She was commissioned in the Quartermaster Corps following Officer Candidate School in 1990. Other prior assignments include Career Management and Plans Officer, OTJAG, PP&TO, Army Pentagon; Senior Defense Counsel, 154th Legal Support Organization; Chief, Administrative and Civil Law Division, 99th Regional Support Command (RSC); Assistant Chief, Criminal Law, 99th RSC; Trial Defense Counsel (TDS), 82d Airborne Division; Chief, Legal Assistance/Claims and Federal Magistrate’s Court Prosecutor, Fort Ritchie, Maryland; Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 475th Quartermaster Company, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

Brigadier General Chiafullo was mobilized in support of Operation Noble Eagle as a Senior Defense Counsel to serve with the 82d Airborne Division. During this mobilization, Brigadier General Chiafullo deployed as Senior Defense Counsel in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to Karshi-Kanabad, Uzbekistan and Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Brigadier General Chiafullo received her Juris Doctorate in 1993 from Duquesne University School of Law. She received her Bachelors of Science in Education from Slippery Rock University in 1983 and spent three years as a junior high school teacher and coach. Brigadier General Chiafullo is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States District Court,Western District of Pennsylvania.