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Brig. Gen. Todd W. Traver

Deputy Commanding General, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support)

Brig. Gen. Todd Traver is a native of Chatham, New York, and began his military career in June 1986 as an Ears, Nose and Throat Specialist. He served on active duty for four years and completed tours at Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center, West Germany, and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Traver reenlisted in June 1990 as an infantryman with the Massachusetts Army National Guard serving as an Infantry Fire Team Leader and Squad Leader with C Company, 1st Battalion, 104th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division (Yankee Division).

Traver received a direct commission in the Army Reserve Nurse Corps in December 1993. His assignments include Chemical Officer/Clinical Nurse, 364th Field Hospital, Albany, New York; Chemical Officer/Clinical Nurse, 348th General Hospital, Albany, New York; Battalion Operations Officer, 348th General Hospital, Albany, New York; and Training Support Officer, Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group, Staten Island, New York. He entered the Active Guard and Reserve Program in September 2007, and his assignments include: Manager Reserve Health Readiness Program, Headquarters, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Chief of Credentialing, AMEDD Professional Management Command, Forest Park, Georgia; Commander, 429th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Savannah, Georgia; Clinical Training Officer, Medical Readiness and Training Command, San Antonio, Texas; Assistant Chief of Staff/Director of Reserve Affairs, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, Virginia; Commander, AMEDD Professional Management Command, Forest Park, Georgia; Chief of Staff, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), Gillem Enclave, Georgia; and Deputy Commanding General, 3rd Medical Command, Gillem Enclave. Traver currently serves as the Deputy Commanding General, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), Fort Douglas, Utah.

Traver deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, where he served as the Commander, 3rd Multifunctional Medical Battalion (Provisional), Bagram, Afghanistan, with medical command and control over all Army echelon above brigade medical forces in the theater. He simultaneously served as the Deputy Commander of the Joint Task Force Medical - Afghanistan.

Traver holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, a Master of Public Administration from Marist College, a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and a post graduate certificate in Healthcare Management from Columbia Southern University.

His military education includes the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Officer and NCO NBC Defense Course, Combined Arms Exercise Course, Command and General Staff College – Intermediate Level Education, Contract Officer Representative Course, Defense Strategy Course, Reserve Component National Security Course, Medical Strategic Leadership Program, Joint and Combined Warfighter School - Hybrid Course, Senior Leaders Seminar, and Canadian Security Studies Program. Traver is also a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Army War College. He holds skill identifiers as a Civil Defense Officer, Strategist, Joint Planner, and the Army Medical Department “A” Proficiency Designator.

Traver’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and others commensurate with his rank. He also earned the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Staff Identification Badge, German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge (Gold), and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold). He is the 2005 recipient of the Nurse Corps Award of Excellence and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.

Traver is married to the former Georgine DeBell of East Chatham, New York, and they have five grown children and five grandchildren.