Maj. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips to Speak at Armstrong

(Oct. 19, 2012) Armstrong is proud to announce a special lecture from Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, assistant deputy chief of staff, G-1, on the Army Staff; and former deputy commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart in Hinesville, Ga. On Monday, Nov. 12 at 6:00p.m., Phillips will deliver his talk, “The Imperative of Leadership,” at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St., in Savannah. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Phillips served as deputy commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division (“Rock of the Marne”) at Ft. Stewart in Hinesville until March 2011, when he moved to Washington, D.C. to serve in his current position in the Army's staff section responsible for human resources. Phillips was commissioned in the army as a second lieutenant of armor in 1979. His service includes assignments in Egypt, Israel, Iraq, Germany and the Balkans, as well as the U.S. He commanded an M-1 Abrams tank company in the 2nd Armored Division, and in his 33 years on active and reserve duty has served in operational, communications and logistic staff positions from battalion through Army level. His awards and decorations include two Legions of Merit, two Bronze Star Medals, two Meritorious Service Medals and the Army Parachutist Badge. He was promoted to brigadier general in 2007 and to major general in 2011.

The lecture will be broadcast live via Armstrong's USTREAM channel - just click the link to view. You may also download the free USTREAM app on your mobile device and search for Armstrong Atlantic.

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