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 Richard P. Formica

Brigadier General Richard P. Formica

Brigadier General

Richard P. Formica

was commissioned in 1977 upon completion of ROTC at Providence College and graduation from Bryant College in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He has since graduated from the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and Cannon Battery Officer Course. He is a 1990 graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College, where he also earned a Master of Military Arts and Sciences Degree. He graduated from the National War College in 1997 and also earned a Masters Degree in National Security Strategy.

Brigadier General Formica assumed command of the III Corps Artillery in August 2002. His previous commands include B Battery 2d Battalion 33d Field Artillery in Neu Ulm, Germany; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2d Armored Division Artillery in Fort Hood, Texas; 4th Battalion 42d Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division; and the 3rd Infantry Division Artillery in Fort Stewart, Georgia.

His staff assignments include S3 of Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy; Field Artillery Intelligence Officer for the 2d Armored Division; S3 of 1st Battalion 3d Field Artillery; Executive Officer of 3rd Battalion 1st Field Artillery; Fire Support Officer for the 2d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division; DIVARTY S3 and DFSCORD in the 3rd Infantry Division. He served on the Army Staff as Chief, Programs Team, Force Development Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans. He served on the Joint Staff as the Assistant Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs (Europe), J-5, Washington, DC.

His awards include the Distinguished Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), and both the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Army Staff Identification Badges. logo
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“These kidneys have gone through multiple rounds of insults,” says Richard Formica, a nephrologist at Yale University and the secretary of the American ... Given the small number of organ recipients compared to the general population, the number of organs that could be reused is ultimately quite small.

THURSDAY, July 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. doctors are discarding donated kidneys that could keep people alive for years, simply because the organs are not top-quality, a new study claims. "Suboptimal" kidneys from older donors with health problems perform much better than expected, and would ...
He was truly a leader that served the Soldier." During that deployment, Thoele met with U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, of Alexandria, Virginia, the Commanding General of the Combined Security Transition Assistance Command - Afghanistan every Saturday morning in Kabul. "I am proud to say that ...
President Barack Obama has nominated Army Major Gen. David Mann for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and commanding general of SMDC/ARSTRAT. If approved by the Senate, Mann will assume the leadership role currently held by Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, who will retire in July.
Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt; Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle; Vice Adm. James Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency; Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command; and several other high-ranking officials from Redstone ...
... of budget uncertainties, Lt. Gen. Richard Formica said, even as his command starts the process of looking at where and when cuts can be made. Speaking at the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association annual membership luncheon at the Davidson Center, Formica, commanding general of U.S. Army ...
Lt. Gen. Richard Formica said cyberspace and space are separate domains but are linked, as space delivers cyber signals and cyberspace supports payloads of systems operating in space. “They are both information-centric and information-enabled and they share network systems, and in some cases ...
United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Commanding General Lt. Gen Richard Formica spoke at the Wideband Satellite Operations Center dedication on Feb. 23 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. The facility is a prototype for three other WSOC locations slated ...
Gen. Richard Formica, Caldwell's predecessor. But when Caldwell took over the training command in late 2009, he told the information operators to knock it off. "In December and repeatedly for the next six months he said, 'We're a training mission. We don't do IO. We don't do information operations," Sylvia ...


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