World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Flora D. Darpino

Article Id: WHEBN0040174435
Reproduction Date:

Title: Flora D. Darpino  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army, Judge Advocate General of the United States Army
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Flora D. Darpino

Flora D. Darpino
Lieutenant General Darpino
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1987 – present
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
United States Army Legal Services Agency
Battles/wars War on Terror
Iraq War
Awards Def. Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
Bronze Star Medal

Flora D. Darpino (born 1961) is an American general and military lawyer who is the 39th Judge Advocate General of the United States Army. She is the first woman to hold that position, which she assumed on September 4, 2013. [1]

Biography

Lieutenant General Darpino graduated with a B.A. from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and received her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law–Camden in Camden, New Jersey, in 1986.[2] She later received an LL.M. in Military Law from The Judge Advocate General’s School. She is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars.[3]

Lieutenant General Darpino received a direct commission into the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in January 1987.[2] Her first assignment was to VII Corps in Stuttgart, Germany, where she was a Trial Defense Counsel and Chief of the Civil Law Division.[2] She was later the Training Officer and Assistant Operations Officer for the U.S. Army Trial Defense Service; Litigation Attorney, Litigation Division, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency; Chief, Administrative Law, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Assistant Executive Officer, Office of The Judge Advocate General; Chief, Judge Advocate Recruiting Office; Staff Judge Advocate, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Hood, Texas and Tikrit, Iraq; Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, III Corps at Fort Hood; Chief, Criminal Law Division, OTJAG; Staff Judge Advocate, V Corps, in Heidelberg, Germany; and Staff Judge Advocate, United States Forces – Iraq, in Baghdad, Iraq.[2] She served as the Commander of the United States Army Legal Services Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and as the Commander of the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School.[2]

Lieutenant General Darpino’s awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal with a Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Iraqi Campaign Medal. Lieutenant General Darpino has also earned the Air Assault Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.[2][3]

Lieutenant General Darpino is married with two daughters.[4]

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ a b c d e f
  3. ^ a b
  4. ^

External links

  • Official Facebook page
Military offices
Preceded by
Dana K. Chipman
Judge Advocate General of the United States Army
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.