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James L. Bauerle

Indiana Ambassador

Name: James L. Bauerle

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Hometown: East Carmel

Business Position:  Army, Retired

Civilian Education:  Army War College; Graduate work, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN and Indianapolis, IN; Bachelor of Science Marian College (University), Indianapolis, IN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Reserve Officers Association (Life Member), Army War College Association (Life Member), Engineer Officer’s Hall of Fame, Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Member), Disabled American Veterans (Life Member), The Military / Veterans Coalition of Indiana (VP and Legislative Director), American Legion, Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America (Life Member), US Global Leadership Council, TreatNOW,  Indiana Service Club. General Bauerle received the Major General Robert G. Moorhead Award for Service from the Indianapolis Veteran’s Day Council in 2012.  Appointed as Chairman of the Indiana Veterans Affairs Commission by Governor Pence for 2013-2014.  He was honored and selected as a Hoosier Bicentennial Torch Bearer for Hamilton County in 2016.  He serves as an advisor on military and veterans affairs to Congressman Jim Banks and serves on Congresswoman Susan Brooks’ Service Academy Selection Team, is a member of “Mission Readiness” a general and flag officer group that promotes readiness of our Armed Forces and is a past state president of the Reserve.  Officers Association, is state president for Vets for Energy an advocacy group, and leader of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Usher Team.  

Military Retirement Date, Service:  Feb 2000, US Army.

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife- Judy, Children- Beth, Amy, Lori, James Jr.

Army Reserve Ambassador James L. Bauerle retired as a Commanding General of the 88th Regional Support Group with 32 years in the United States Army. He served in many key leadership positions including Deputy Commanding General, 123rd US Army Area Command, Indianapolis, IN; CoS, 123rd US Army Area Command, CoS 22nd Support Command during Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia; Task Force Freedom Cdr for the emergency restoration of Kuwait, Cdr of the Northern Logistical Operations Center, KKMC Saudi Arabia; Deputy Cdr, 21st Theater Army Area Command, Indianapolis, IN; Bn Cdr, 972nd Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Corp), Indianapolis, IN.

He is a graduate of the US Army War College, National Defense Security Council Course, AT&T Executive Strategic Thinking, Building Capabilities for Success, Hammer Re-Engineering, Project Management Fundamentals, Black Belt Business Management, Joint Senior Leader / Chemical Officer Course, Command and General Staff College, Toxic Agent Training Course, and other professional courses.