David R. Hogg

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David R. Hogg
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Lieutenant General David R. Hogg
(as Major General/Commander, U.S. Army Africa)
Born (1958-12-01) December 1, 1958 (age 60)
Idaho, United States
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1981 – 2015
RankLieutenant General

Lieutenant General David Richard Hogg (born December 1, 1958) is a retired United States Army officer.[1] He served as a United States Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee (USMILREP). He relieved Vice Admiral Richard K. Gallagher and assumed the assignment in 2012.[2] He retired in 2015. Prior to the assignment, General Hogg served as the Commanding General of United States Army Africa (USARAF) from June 10, 2010 to August 3, 2012.[3][4]

In a previous assignment, Hogg was the senior U.S. Army officer in Italy and commanded the Army component to United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM).[5][5][6]

Military career[edit]

Hogg was commissioned as an Armor Officer after graduating from the United States Military Academy. His assignments include:

Hogg was previously the Deputy Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan.

Hogg is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne and Ranger Schools, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, US Army Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Strategic Arts program, and United States Army War College. He holds a master's degree in Military Arts and Science and in National Security Strategy.


Hogg’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with “V” device, Defense Meritorious Service Medal and Army Meritorious Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, and Combat Action Badge. Unit awards include the Valorous Unit Award, Joint Meritorious Unit award, and the Army Superior Unit award. Hogg was awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal by General Philip Breedlove at his retirement ceremony on September 15, 2015.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Register of Graduates and Former Cadets of the United States Military Academy".
  2. ^ a b NATO. "NATO - Biography: Lt. Gen. David R. Hogg, Military Representative of the United States to NATO". NATO.
  3. ^ "Major General Hogg Takes Command of U.S. Army Africa" United States Africa Command News Archive.
  4. ^ "U.S. Army Africa welcomes new commander" Army.mil News Archive.
  5. ^ a b "Hogg takes command of U.S. Army Africa".
  6. ^ http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=52241
  7. ^ "Celebrating Lt. Gen. David R. Hogg's remarkable career". www.army.mil. Retrieved 2018-02-23.

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