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Luis R Visot

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Luis R. Visot (b. ca. 1956) is a major general and Chief of Staff of the United States Army Reserve.


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Early years

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Luis R. Visot was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1956.


Visot was commissioned as 2LT in 1978. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a Master's degree in Education from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Visot received a Master's degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University, where he intends to more closely examine mentorship for hispanic females within the United States Army Reserve in Puerto Rico. He has held general officer command positions with the United States Army Forces Command, the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater). Other commands Visot has held include that of the 6th Transportation Battalion. In addition, he has been deployed to serve in the Gulf War, the Iraq War and Operation Unified Response, as well as with the Implementation Force.


Visot has held various commands and staff positions within the US military. On May 16, 2009, Visot assumed command of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, New Orleans, Louisiana, Commanding General, 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), San Antonio, TX, Deputy Commander, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Bragg, NC and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2007-2008). He has served as Commander, 3rd Transportation Command Element in Anniston, AL; Chief of Staff for the 143rd Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) in Orlando, FL; and Commander, 32nd Transportation Group (Composite) in Tampa, FL. As Commander, 32nd Transportation Group (Composite), he deployed his unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to Kuwait and Iraq in 2003-2004. Previous assignments include Commander, 6th Transportation Battalion (Truck) at Fort Eustis, VA under the 7th Transportation Group (Composite), as part of the Battalion Command Exchange/Integration Program; Commander, 3-347th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 87th Division (Training Support); and Commander, 146th Transportation Detachment (Air Terminal Movement Control Team) in Orlando, FL. As Commander, 146th Transportation Detachment (Air Terminal Movement Control Team), Visot deployed his unit in support of Operation Joint Endeavor to Taszar, Hungary and Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina. During Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-1991), he also served as the 32nd Transportation Group Liaison Officer to 22nd Support Command in the Logistical Operations Center and as a Logistical Planning and Analysis Cell Analyst, 22nd Support Command, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Military awards

  •   Army Distinguished Service Medal
  •   Legion of Merit
  •   Bronze Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
  •   Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  •   Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
  •   Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
  •   Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
  •   National Defense Service Medal
  •   Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  •   Southwest Asia Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars
  •   Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  •   Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  •   Armed Forces Service Medal
  •   Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass Device)
  •   Army Service Ribbon
  •   Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon with "4" devices
  •   NATO Medal
  •   Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  •   Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait)
  •   Army Superior Unit Award
  •   Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Badges

  •   Parachutist badge
  • Army Staff Identification Badge
  • References

    Luis R. Visot Wikipedia

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