Lieutenant General Flem B. “Donnie” Walker is a graduate from Auburn University and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He earned a Master’s Degree in Logistics Management from Florida Institute of Technology and earned a second Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Sciences from the Army War College (AMC). LTG Walker career culminated as the Deputy Commanding General of the US Army Materiel Command on July 2, 2020. In his role, he was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Army’s logistics enterprise. He also served as the Senior Commander of Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Lieutenant General Walker previously served as the Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations, G-3, U S Army Materiel Command, where he executed Army Materiel Command’s mission to deliver strategic, operational, and tactical readiness. He served as the Commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command with duties as the Deputy Commanding General-Sustainment, U S Army Central. LTG Walker’s other previous assignments include Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, US Forces Command; Commanding General, 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 1st Theater Sustainment Command (Forward – Afghanistan); Director for the Strategy and Integration Directorate, G-4/5/7, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4; Executive Officer to the Army Materiel Command Deputy Commanding General; Commander of the 1st Sustainment Brigade and Chief of Staff, 1st Infantry Division; Director, Maintenance and Logistics Division, Center for Strategic Leadership; and Commander of the 225th Forward Support Battalion and Division G-4, 25th Infantry Division. Lieutenant General Walker deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM II and Operation NEW DAWN. His awards and decorations include the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (5th Award), Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award), Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), and Army Achievement Medal (4th Award). He also earned the Senior Parachutist, Air Assault, Parachute Rigger, and Joint Staff Identification Badges.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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