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Employment History

Special Assistant To the President
Norfolk State University

Affiliations

Founder
Lucky 16 Cavalry Association

Education

Master of Science degree
International Relations
George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts
English



National War College

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MAJOR GENERAL

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MAJOR GENERAL (RETIRED) ROBERT E. WAGNER

General Wagner recently retired as the Special Assistant to the President of Norfolk State University.He currently runs Dragoon Ink, a small consulting operation specializing in leader development and university governance.He has a close volunteer relationship with the U.S. Army Cadet Command and lectures frequently at the School of Cadet Command.General Wagner is a Kiwanian and is active in local community affairs in his hometown of Hampton, particularly those issues dealing with education and neighborhood organizations.He is an avid "beer can" sailboat racer and is a past commodore of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club.
General Wagner was born on 5 December 1934.Upon completion of the Reserve Officer's Training Corps curriculum and the educational course of study at Virginia Military Institute in 1957, he was commissioned a second lieutenant and awarded a Bachelor of Arts in English.He also holds a Master of Science degree in International Relations from George Washington University and is a graduate of the National War College.
General Wagner served two combat tours in Vietnam.His unit command experience has been in infantry and armor and includes command of a tank battalion, an armored cavalry squadron, the Second Armored Cavalry Regiment for three years, and Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver) of a mechanized division.During his tour as the 60th Colonel of the Regiment, General Wagner returned maneuver warfare to the Regiment.His focus on executing violent combined-arms maneuvers into the flanks or rear of the enemy was eventually adopted by many units across USAREUR.Known to all at the time as "Dueler 6", then-Colonel Wagner moved the Regiment to the forefront in training and warfighting at the height of the Cold War.General Wagner is still active in cavalry affairs and is the founder of the Lucky 16 Cavalry Association.
General Wagner was the first Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cadet Command.He played a large role in conceptualizing this organization and is responsible for many of the pre-commissioning policies that remain in effect to this day.
His awards and decorations include the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with V Device and one Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star for Meritorious Service, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (Gold and Bronze).


MAJOR GENERAL

www.11thacr-bha.org [cached]

MAJOR GENERAL (RETIRED) ROBERT E. WAGNER

General Wagner recently retired as the Special Assistant to the President of Norfolk State University.He currently runs Dragoon Ink, a small consulting operation specializing in leader development and university governance.He has a close volunteer relationship with the U.S. Army Cadet Command and lectures frequently at the School of Cadet Command.General Wagner is a Kiwanian and is active in local community affairs in his hometown of Hampton, particularly those issues dealing with education and neighborhood organizations.He is an avid "beer can" sailboat racer and is a past commodore of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club.
General Wagner was born on 5 December 1934.Upon completion of the Reserve Officer's Training Corps curriculum and the educational course of study at Virginia Military Institute in 1957, he was commissioned a second lieutenant and awarded a Bachelor of Arts in English.He also holds a Master of Science degree in International Relations from George Washington University and is a graduate of the National War College.
General Wagner served two combat tours in Vietnam.His unit command experience has been in infantry and armor and includes command of a tank battalion, an armored cavalry squadron, the Second Armored Cavalry Regiment for three years, and Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver) of a mechanized division.During his tour as the 60th Colonel of the Regiment, General Wagner returned maneuver warfare to the Regiment.His focus on executing violent combined-arms maneuvers into the flanks or rear of the enemy was eventually adopted by many units across USAREUR.Known to all at the time as "Dueler 6", then-Colonel Wagner moved the Regiment to the forefront in training and warfighting at the height of the Cold War.General Wagner is still active in cavalry affairs and is the founder of the Lucky 16 Cavalry Association.
General Wagner was the first Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cadet Command.He played a large role in conceptualizing this organization and is responsible for many of the pre-commissioning policies that remain in effect to this day.
His awards and decorations include the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with V Device and one Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star for Meritorious Service, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (Gold and Bronze).

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