Maj. Gen. Joe D. Robinson

Commanding General

MG Robinson is a native of Lubbock, Texas. He graduated Cum Laude from Monterey High School in Lubbock in 1978 and continued his education at Texas Tech University graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1982. From 1983-1987, BG Robinson attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Anesthesiology in 1991 with a clinical subspecialty in Obstetrical Anesthesia. MG Robinson is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and maintains his medical licenses in Texas and California.

His professional associations include Texas Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Bexar County Medical Society, and Texas Society of Anesthesiologists.

MG Robinson's date of Federal Recognition is 1 July 1989. Previous assignments include: Chief of Anesthesia Services, 351st MASH and 2291st USAH, Albuquerque, NM., Field Surgeon 3rd Battalion/2nd Armor, Texas Army National Guard, Brownwood, TX; Anesthesiologist, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA; Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, 352nd Combat Support Hospital, Oakland, CA; Commander,1980th Forward Surgical Team, Fresno, CA; Chief of Anesthesia Services, 399th Combat Support Hospital, COB Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq; Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, 399th Combat Support Hospital, Al Asad, Iraq; Anesthesiologist, 40051h USAH, Lubbock, TX.; Commander, 5501st USAH, San Antonio, TX, Chief of Anesthesia Services, 256th Combat Support Hospital, COB Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq; Commander 325th CSH (FWD), Kuwait; Commander 176th Medical Brigade, Seagoville, TX. He previously served as the Deputy Commanding General- Operations, at the 3D Medical Command, Deployment Support.

MG Robinson’s military education includes Officer Basic Course, Officer Advance Course and Command and General Staff College. He is a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Army War College and in 2016 completed Advanced Joint Professional Military Education at the National Defense University.

His military awards and decorations are: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Expert Field Medical Badge, and Basic Parachutist Badge and Meritorious Unit Citation ribbon.

MG Robinson resides in Boerne, TX. He married Sandy Whitaker on December 27th, 1985. They have a son, David, and a daughter, Rachel.