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Juan José Medina Lamela

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Rank  Brigadier General
Unit  156th Airlift Wing
Name  Juan Medina

Juan Jose Medina Lamela
Birth name  Juan Jose Medina Lamela
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  Puerto Rico Air National Guard
Years of service  1980-2012 (PRANG) 2013-2014 (PRAG)

Juan José Medina Lamela is the 19th Puerto Rico Adjutant General, and the commanding officer of the Puerto Rico National Guard. Medina was born in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, was a Boy Scout of the troop 92 of Quebradillas and currently holds the rank of brigadier general.

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His military education includes the Academy of military sciences at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Tennessee; the squadron officers school at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama; the air command and State College, correspondence; and the Inter-American Defense College in Fort McNair in Washington, D.C.. Medina Lamela retired from the Air National Guard on 2012 as a Coronel..

Medina came out of retirement when Puerto Rico governor Alejandro García Padilla appointed him as the Puerto Rico National Guard Adjutant General and was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General. Stepped down as Puerto Rico National Guard Adjutant General on October 2014.

Military awards and decorations

  •   Meritorious Service Medal
  •   Air Force Achievement Medal
  •   Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  •   Organizational Excellence Award
  •   Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  •   Humanitarian Service Medal
  •   Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon
  •   Air Force Longevity Service Award
  •   National Defense Service Medal
  •   Armed Forces Reserve Medal with gold Hourglass device
  •   Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  •   Puerto Rico Merit Cross
  •   Puerto Rico National Guard Service Medal
  •   Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Ribbon
  • References

    Juan José Medina Lamela Wikipedia