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Col. Paul A. Lucci Jr.

Chief of Staff, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support)

Col. Paul Lucci began his military career in 1995 as an enlisted soldier assigned to the 331st Combat Support Hospital in Utica, New York. In 1998, Lucci received a direct commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps.

Lucci has a diverse operational background that includes leadership and key developmental positions at the joint, strategic, operational, and tactical levels of warfare and command at the battalion and company levels. Lucci’s previous assignments include G3/5/7, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support); Commander, 145th Multifunctional Medical Battalion; Commander, 7305th Medical Training Support Battalion (MTSB); Support Operations Officer (SPO), 388th Multi-Functional Medical Battalion (MMB); Chief of Operations, Task Force Medical-East, Afghanistan; Branch Chief, Strategy and Policy, G34 Army Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG); Regional Command-East (Afghanistan) Combined Joint Task Force - 1st CAV (CJTF-1) Chief of Medical Combined Action (Afghan National Police/Afghan National Army Embedded); Joint Task Force - 51 Surgeon (Senior Medical Planner) ARNORTH; HHC Commander, 3rd Battalion, 309th Infantry Regiment; and Platoon Leader/Senior Medical Observer Controller Trainer, First Army.

Lucci’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Arts in History from Nazareth College, a Master of Business Administration from Webster University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Lucci's professional military education includes the U.S. Army War College, the Army Command and General Staff College, AMEDD Captains Career Course, and the AMEDD Officer Basic Course. Further military education includes Combined Arms Center Battalion Pre- Command Course and the AMEDD Pre-Command Course; Reserve Components National Security Course; Defense Strategy Course; Army Force Management School – How The Army Runs (HTAR); USASOC Counter-Insurgency Leaders Course; DOS District Stability Framework Course; Joint Medical Planners Course; Health Services Human Resource Manager’s Course (70F); Joint Operations Medical Management Course; Health Services Plans, Operations, Intelligence, Security & Training Course (70H); and Antiterrorism Levels II and III. Lucci is Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Level II qualified and holds the additional skill identifiers of 3R (Force Management), 5Y (Civil Defense Officer), and 6Z (Strategist), as well as a Personnel Development Skill Identifier (PDSI) of D7A (Defense Support of Civil Authorities Specialist).

Lucci’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (Silver Oak Leaf Cluster); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Achievement Medal (3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star); Armed Forces Reserve Medal; NATO Medal; Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award); Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (2nd Award); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” Device; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; and the Korean Defense Service Medal.