Major General Paul T. Calvert
Major General Paul T. Calvert hails from Athens, GA and earned his commission as a Second Lieutenant of Armor on December 06, 1987. His initial assignment was with 3d Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment from 1988 to 1991 as a Tank Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader and Troop Executive Office in Amberg, Germany with duty in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm in Iraq.
From 1992 to1996, he served in several staff positions with the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Bliss, Texas which included command of E Troop, 2nd Squadron and the Regimental Headquarters and Headquarters Troop from 1993 to 1996. MG Calvert then served as the Armor Branch Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate, United States Personnel Command in Alexandria, Virginia from 1996 to 1999.
From 2000 to 2002, MG Calvert served as a Regimental Training Officer, 2d Squadron Operations Officer and Regimental Operations Officer with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin, California. From 2002 to 2004, he then served as a Regimental Operations Officer with the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado with duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Anbar Province, Iraq. From 2004 to 2006, he then served as an Interagency and Civil Support Planner with the Standing Joint Force Headquarters, United States Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
MG Calvert commanded 2d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood, Texas from 2006 to 2009 with duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Diyala Province, Iraq. Following squadron command, he assumed command of the 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas from 2010 to 2012 with duty in support of Operation New Dawn in Baghdad, Iraq. Following brigade command, he became the 21st Commander of Operations Group, National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California from 2012 to 2014 and later served as the Deputy Director for Operations, National Military Command Center, J3, Joint Staff in Washington, DC from 2014 to 2016.
MG Calvert most recently served as the Deputy Commanding General â€“ Maneuver for 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. In this position, he deployed in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel where he served as the Commanding General of Train, Advise, Assist Command â€“ East in Laghman Province, Afghanistan.
MG Calvert is a distinguished military graduate of North Georgia College and holds a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy from the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. He has served on teams that have been awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1OLC), the Valorous Unit Award (2OLC) and the Meritorious Unit Citation. MG Calvert has earned the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Joint Staff Identification Badge.