General Ann E. Dunwoody served as the 17th Commanding General of the United States Army Materiel Command (AMC). AMC is one of the largest commands in the Army with more than 69,000 employees and impacts or has a presence in all 50 states and in 145 countries.
General Dunwoody received a direct commission as a Quartermaster officer in 1975, after graduating from the State University of New York at Cortland.
General Dunwoody has commanded at every level, including the 226th Maintenance Company at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; the 5th QM Detachment (Airborne) in Kaiserslautern, Germany; the 407th Supply and Service Battalion/ 782d Main Support Battalion at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the 10th Division Support Command at Fort Drum, New York; the 1st Corps Support Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the Military Traffic Management Command /Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command in Alexandria, VA; and the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Her key staff assignments include 82d Division Parachute Officer; Strategic Planner for the Chief of Staff of the Army; Executive Officer to the Director, Defense Logistics Agency; and Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics – Army G-4). She deployed for Desert Shield and Desert Storm with the 82d as the Division Parachute Officer from September 1990 to March 1991, and in 2001, as CG, 1st COSCOM she deployed the Log Task Force in support of Operation Enduring Freedom One and stood up the Joint Logistics Command in Uzbekistan in support of Combined Joint Task Force-180.
Her awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal; the Army Achievement Medal; the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star; Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 campaign stars); and the Kuwait Liberation Medal. Her badges include the Master Parachutist Badge and the Parachute Rigger Badge.
She holds a Master of Science Degree in Logistics Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Science Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
General Dunwoody has been married to Colonel Craig Brotchie, USAF (Retired). They have one dog, Barney.