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Brigadier General Joseph A. Marsiglia
BG Lisa Doumont
Assistant Surgeon General for Mobilization Readiness and Army Reserve Affairs (IMA)
Office, the Surgeon General and Deputy Commander (IMA), Army Reserve Medical Command
Brigadier General Joseph A. Marsiglia, a Grand Rapids, Michigan native, began his military career as an enlisted Soldier in 1981, attending basic training in Fort Dix, New Jersey and advanced individual training in Fort Sam Houston, Texas to become an Army medic. After serving as an enlisted Soldier for six years, he received a direct commission as a Medical Service Corps Officer in 1987.
BG Marsiglia has served in various leadership and staff positions in various units in Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, and Georgia; and has commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade level.
BG Marsiglia has had multiple deployments in leadership positions to include his most recent assignment as the J3 Chief of Operations for Task Force Medical East Afghanistan from 2009-2010. He also served as Deputy Commander for Task Force Medical Falcon in Kosovo from 2006-2007, and as Executive Officer for the 801st Combat Support Hospital in Kuwait and Iraq and Iraq from 2003-2004.
In 2017, BG Marsiglia was selected to serve as the Assistant Surgeon General for Mobilization, Readiness and Army Reserve Affairs as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee for the Office of the Surgeon General, as well as serving as the Deputy Commanding General for Army Reserve Medical Command, an organization comprised of more than 8,000 personnel located in more than 100 units throughout the nation which provide trained, equipped and ready, skill-rich Citizen Soldiers to meet medical requirement across a full spectrum of military operations.
BG Marsiglia earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale Michigan in Criminal Justice. He completed the motor vehicle crash investigation/reconstruction program at Michigan State University in Lansing Michigan; and is also a graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses in San Antonio, Texas; Combined Arms Services Staff School in Ft Leavenworth Kansas; and the Army Command and General Staff Officers Intermediate Level Education Course. BG Marsiglia has also attended the Joint Medical Managers Course, and is a distinguished graduate of the US Army War College, earning a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies.
His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan Campaign Medals and the Order of Military Medical Merit.
In his civilian capacity, BG Marsiglia serves as a Senior Consultant to the Northwest Community Action Agency Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program located in Gaylord, Michigan.