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Alan Thrasher M'82

Alan Thrasher M'82

In his latest move in a distinguished career with the United States Army, Major General Alan Thrasher M'82 recently became Commanding General of Cadet Command in Fort Monroe, Virginia.

A graduate of North Georgia College, Thrasher was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery in 1972 and served in a diversified array of positions throughout his career.

His professional military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Armor Officer Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, and both German and American Airborne Schools and Jumpmaster training. His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NATO Medal, the Cross of Merit of the Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic, and the German and U.S. Parachutist Badges.

September 2003