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Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Dziubek

Commanding General, 351st Civil Affairs Command

Brig. Gen. Christopher Dziubek enlisted in the US Army Reserve in 1986 with Bravo Battery, 5/28th Field Artillery in Dayton, Ohio. In 1989, he was commissioned as a distinguished military graduate through ROTC and entered active duty at Fort Rucker, Alabama, where he completed Aviation OBC and the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course. He served as both Aeroscout and Attack Helicopter Platoon leader with the 1-101st Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, Kentucky before completing the Armor Officer Advanced Course at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. He then served in the Aviation Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas before resigning from the U.S. Army in 1996. 

Dziubek re-entered the U.S. Army as a U.S. Army Reserve officer in 2001, taking command of C/983rd Engineer Battalion in Toledo, Ohio. In 2004, after briefly serving in the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion he was assigned as the 983rd Engineer Battalion Executive Officer and deployed with the battalion to Tikrit and Ramadi, Iraq. Following redeployment from Iraq in 2006, he was mobilized to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he served as the Air Team Chief, TRADOC Program Integration Office for the Virtual Training Environment. He returned to the 983rd Engineer Battalion in late 2007 serving as the S3.

In 2009, he took command of B Company, 412th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) in Columbus, OH and upon promotion was reassigned to the 352nd Civil Affairs Command in Riverdale, Maryland. In 2010, he deployed as Civil Affairs Planning Team Chief for 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division in Mosul, Iraq, until July 2011.

Dziubek commanded the 983rd Engineer Battalion from November 2011 until June 2014, culminating with command of Task Force Larimar in the Dominican Republic for five months in support of the Army South humanitarian assistance mission known as Beyond the Horizons. He then served as the deputy commander of the 308th Civil Affairs Brigade in Chicago, Illinois, before being deployed to Djibouti, Africa, to assume command of the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion until March 2016. He commanded the 364th Civil Affairs Brigade in Portland, Oregon, from June 2016 until July 2018 and then served as the Chief of Staff for the 84th Training Command in Ft. Knox, Kentucky, from July 2018 to July 2019. In his most previous assignment, Dziubek was the ACoS, C9 for the ROK/US Combined Forces Command in the Republic of Korea.

Dziubek is a 1989 graduate of the University of Dayton, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and holds two masters degrees, one in Education from the University of Toledo, and one in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes the Aviation Officer Basic Course, the Armor Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Staff School, Engineer Captains Career Course, the Civil Affairs Qualification Course, the Army Command and General Staff College, the Army War College, and Advanced Joint Professional Military Education (AJPME).  His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (7 awards), Army Commendation Medal (5 awards), Army Achievement Medal (6 awards), the Air Assault, Parachutist, and Army Aviator Badges, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge and both Canadian and Chilean Parachutist Wings. 

Brig. Gen. Dziubek is married to the former Susan Jean Kraus of Toledo, Ohio. They have four children: Margaret, Ellen, Jacob and Caroline.