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The leaders of the United States Army Transportation Corps and Transportation School.

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U.S. Army Chief of Transportation

Brigadier General Beth A. Behn

Brigadier General Beth Behn assumed duties as the 33rd Chief of Transportation on 24 June 2022. She is a native of Cedar Falls, Iowa, graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1994, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Transportation Corps.

BG Behn’s key leadership assignments include Commander, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), Fort Eustis, VA; Commander, 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Commander, 96th Transportation Company (HET), Fort Hood (known as Fort Cavazos since 2023), TX; and Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Detachment Commander in various units in the 24th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Group, Fort Eustis, VA.

Her key staff assignments include Executive Officer, Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G8, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Chief of Staff, Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, IL; Deputy Chief of Staff, G4, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Assistant Professor, Department of History, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY; BCT S-4 and Support Operations Officer, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO; and Battalion S-4, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, TX. BG Behn’s operational deployments include Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti in 1995, Operation Desert Thunder (Kuwait) in 1998, Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07 and 08-10 (Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) in 2016-2017.

BG Behn is a graduate of the Air War College where she earned a Masters in Strategic Studies. She is also a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, and the Transportation Officer Basic Course. She holds a MA and Ph.D. in History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

BG Behn’s awards and decoration include the Legion of Merit (w/OLC); Bronze Star Medal (w/OLC); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (w/4 OLC); NATO Medal; National Defense Service Medal (w/Bronze Star); Iraq Campaign Medal (w/2 Bronze Stars) and Afghanistan Campaign Medal