APAICS and PPALM are pleased to announce Lieutenant General James L. Huggins, Jr., US Army, as the key note speaker for the 2015 Military Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by Toyota.
Lieutenant General James L. Huggins, Jr., was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Infantry through ROTC in 1980.
military education includes the Infantry
Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Staff Service School, United States Army Command and Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College, and the United States Army War College
He holds a Masters Degree from Central Michigan University.
Lieutenant General Huggins has commanded airborne infantry units at the company, battalion, brigade, and division levels.
service as a staff officer includes tours as an S3/G3
Operations officer at battalion, brigade, and division levels.
Following brigade command in Operation Enduring Freedom, he served as the Chief of Staff, 82nd Airborne Division in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Chief of Staff, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg and the Multi-National Corps- Iraq, and Deputy Commanding General (Maneuver) 3rd Infantry Division during the Operation Iraqi Freedom surge, LTG Huggins then served as Director, Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, Washington, DC.
In August 2010 he
assumed command of the 82nd Airborne Division and led CJTF 82 & Regional Command-South in Operation Enduring Freedom until September 2012.