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LtGen Vincent Stewart, USMC
January 2015 - October 2017

Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart became the 20th DIA director on January 23, 2015. He formerly served as the commander of Marine Forces Cyber.

Stewart received a bachelor's degree in history from Western Illinois University. He also earned master’s degrees in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College, and in national resource strategy from the National Defense University.

 

"He formerly served as the commander of Marine Forces Cyber."

 

Stewart’s principal command tours include: Tank Platoon Leader with Company A, 1st Tank (1982-1983) and Executive Officer, Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Tank Battalion (1984-1985) Camp Pendleton, California; Company Commander with Company I, Marine Support Battalion, Adak, Alaska (1986-1988); Company Commander with Headquarters and Service Company, 2d Radio Battalion (1989-1990); Company Commander with Company E, Marine Support Battalion, Misawa Japan (1992-1994); Commanding Officer, 1st Intelligence Battalion, Camp Pendleton, California (1999-2001); and Commanding Officer, Headquarters Battalion, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (2006-2008).

His principal staff assignments include: Project Officer, Light Armored Vehicle, Anti-Tank, Twenty-Nine Palms, California (1983-1984); Assistant Signals Intelligence Officer, 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (1990-1991); Assistant Operations Officer, 2d Radio Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (1991-1992); Chief, Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence Officer, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Experimental, Quantico, Virginia (1996-1999); Deputy Director, Intelligence Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, C3I (2001-2002); Deputy G-2, Marine Forces Central Command (2002); Senior Intelligence Planner, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (2002-2005); Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Marine Corps Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia (2005-2006); Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (2008-2009); and Director of Intelligence, HQMC, Washington, D.C. (2009-2013).

Lieutenant General Stewart’s military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal; the Legion of Merit with one gold star; the Bronze Star; the Meritorious Service Medal with one gold star; the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, with two gold stars; the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal; the Combat Action Ribbon; the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal; and various unit awards.