Colonel Robert A. Harney, Jr. received a Regular Army commission in 1987 as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the US Army Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia. He graduated in 1991, Magna Cum Laude, from Hawaii Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He also holds a Master of Business Administration, Webster University; a Master of Military Arts & Sciences, US Army Command and General Staff College; a Master of Strategic Studies, Air War College; and a Master of Divinity Degree, Virginia Union University. Colonel Harney served in a variety of Quartermaster and logistics assignments, which include: Commandant and Military Deputy, Army Logistics University; Assistant Commandant/Chief of Staff and Chief, Office of the Quartermaster General, US Army Quartermaster School; Commander, Defense Distribution Center Anniston, Defense Logistics Agency-Distribution, Anniston Army Depot, Alabama; Joint Logistics Planner, USPACOM, Camp Smith, Hawaii; Support Operations and Executive Officer, 203rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Georgia (OIF 1); Aide to the Director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Assignment Officer, US Army Human Resource Command; and Commander, E CO (Parachute Rigger), 782nd Main Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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