FANDOM


No. Rank Name Photo Term of Office Reason Year Entered into Permanent
Establishment
Began Ended Days of
Service
CG - Headquarters, 101st Division (National Army) 02 Nov 1918 - 11 Dec 1918 101st Infantry Division alternative ('18 - '18)
CG - Headquarters, 101st Division (Organized Reserves) 10 Sep 1921 - 31 Mar 1942 101st Infantry Division alternative ('18 - '23) 101st Infantry Division('23 - '42)
CG - Division Headquarters, 101st Division (Organized Reserves) 31 Mar 1942 - 15 Aug 1942 101st Infantry Division('42 - '42)
CG - Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Army of the United States) 15 Aug 1942 - 30 Nov 1945 101st Airborne Division('42 - '45)
1st Major General William C. Lee William C. Lee (BG) 15 Aug 1942 09 Feb 1944 00543 Relieved 1920 (ROTC)
- Brigadier General Don F. Pratt Don F. Pratt (LTC) 09 Feb 1944 14 Mar 1944 00034 Relieved 1917 (direct)
2nd Major General Maxwell D. Taylor Maxwell D. Taylor (MG - 101st Airborne Divison) 14 Mar 1944 04 Dec 1944 00265 Relieved 1922 (USMA)
- Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe Anthony C. McAuliffe (BG - 101st Airborne Division) 05 Dec 1944 26 Dec 1944 00021 Relieved 1919 (USMA)
2nd Major General Maxwell D. Taylor Maxwell D. Taylor (MG - 101st Airborne Divison) 27 Dec 1944 22 Aug 1945 00238 Relieved 1922 (USMA)
3rd Brigadier General William N. Gillmore William N. Gillmore (BG) 00 Aug 1945 00 Sep 1945 Relieved 1925 (USMA)
4th Brigadier General Gerald St. C. Mickle Gerald St. C. Mickle (BG) 20 Sep 1945 10 Oct 1945 Relieved 1919 (USMA)
5th Brigadier General Stuart Cutler Stuart Cutler (BG) 00 Oct 1945 30 Nov 1945 Division
Deactivated
1917
CG - Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division 06 Jul 1948 - 27 May 1949 101st Airborne Division('48 - '49)
6th Major General William R. Schmidt William R. Schmidt (MG) 06 Jul 1948 27 May 1949 00325 Division
Deactivated
1913 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division 25 Aug 1950 - 01 Dec 1953 101st Airborne Division('50 - '53)
7th Major General Cornelius E. Ryan Cornelius E. Ryan (MG) 00 Aug 1950 00 May 1951 Relieved 1917
8th Major General Ray E. Porter Ray E. Porter (BG) 00 May 1951 00 May 1953 Relieved 1917
9th Major General Paul D. Adams Paul D. Adams (MG) 00 May 1953 01 Dec 1953 Division
Deactivated
1928 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division 15 May 1954 - 03 Feb 1964 101st Airborne Division('54 - '64)
10th Major General Riley F. Ennis 1955 00 Oct 1955 Relieved 1920
11th Major General Frank S. Bowen, Jr. Frank S. Bowen, Jr. (MG) 1955 00 May 1956 Relieved 1926 (USMA)
12th Major General Thomas L. Sherburne, Jr. 00 May 1956 31 Mar 1958 Relieved 1928 (USMA)
13th Major General William C. Westmoreland William C. Westmoreland (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 01 Apr 1958 00 Jun 1960 Relieved 1936 (USMA)
14th Major General Ben Harrell 00 Jun 1960 31 Jul 1961 Relieved 1933 (USMA)
15th Major General Charles W. G. Rich 00 Jul 1961 00 Feb 1963 Relieved 1935 (USMA)
16th Major General Harry H. Critz Harry H. Critz (MG) 00 Feb 1963 03 Feb 1964 Division
Re-designated
1935 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 101st Airborne Division 03 Feb 1964 - 05 Aug 1968 101st Airborne Division('64 - '68)
16th Major General Harry H. Critz 03 Feb 1964 00 Mar 1964 Relieved 1935 (USMA)
17th Major General Beverly E. Powell 00 Mar 1964 00 Mar 1966 Relieved 1936 (USMA)
18th Major General Ben Sternberg 00 Mar 1966 00 Jul 1967 1938 (USMA)
19th Major General Olinto M. Barsanti Olinto M. Barsanti (MG - 5th US Army) 00 Jul 1967 00 Jul 1968 Relieved 1946 (ROTC)
20th Major General Melvin Zais Melvin Zais (MG) 00 Jul 1968 05 Aug 1968 Division
Re-designated
1946 (ROTC)
CG - Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 101st Airborne Division 05 Aug 1968 - 10 Sep 1968 101st Airborne Division('68 - '68)
20th Major General Melvin Zais Melvin Zais (MG) 05 Aug 1968 10 Sep 1968 Division
Re-designated
1946 (ROTC)
CG - Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) 10 Sep 1968 - 04 Oct 1974 101st Airborne Division('68 - '74)
20th Major General Melvin Zais Melvin Zais (MG) 10 Sep 1968 00 May 1969 Relieved 1946 (ROTC)
21st Major General John M. Wright, Jr. 00 May 1969 00 May 1970 Relieved 1940 (USMA)
22nd Major General John J. Hennessey 00 May 1970 00 Feb 1971 Relieved 1944 (USMA)
23rd Major General Thomas M. Tarpley Thomas M. Tarpley (MG) 00 Feb 1971 00 Apr 1972 Relieved 1944 (USMA)
24th Major General John H. Cushman John H. Cushman (LTG) 00 Apr 1972 00 Aug 1973 Relieved 1944 (USMA)
25th Major General Sidney B. Berry, Jr. Sidney B. Berry (LTG) 00 Aug 1973 00 Jul 1974 Relieved 1948 (USMA)
26th Major General John W. McEnery John W. McEnery (MG) 00 Aug 1974 04 Oct 1974 Division
Re-designated
1948 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) 04 Oct 1974 - 16 Sep 2004 101st Airborne Division('74 - '04)
26th Major General John W. McEnery John W. McEnery (MG) 04 Oct 1974 00 Feb 1976 Relieved 1948 (USMA)
27th Major General John A. Wickham, Jr. 00 Mar 1976 00 Mar 1978 Relieved 1950 (USMA)
28th Major General John N. Brandenburg John N. Brandenburg (LTG) 00 Mar 1978 00 Jun 1980 Relieved 1951 (ROTC - A&M)
29th Major General Jack V. Mackmull 00 Jun 1980 00 Aug 1981 Relieved 1950 (USMA)
30th Major General Charles W. Bagnal 00 Aug 1981 00 Aug 1983 Relieved 1956 (USMA)
31st Major General James E. Thompson, Jr. 00 Aug 1983 00 Jun 1985 Relieved 1957 (ROTC)
32nd Major General Burton D. Patrick Burton D. Patrick (MG) 00 Jun 1985 00 May 1987 Relieved 1957 (ROTC - UNG)
33rd Major General Teddy G. Allen Teddy G. Allen (LTG) 00 May 1987 00 Aug 1989 Relieved 1958
34th Major General J. H. Binford Peay III 110px 03 Aug 1989 00 Oct 1990 Relieved 1962 (ROTC - VMI)
35th Major General John E. Miller 00 Oct 1990 00 Jun 1993 Relieved 1963 (ROTC)
36th Major General John M. Keane 00 Jun 1993 00 Feb 1996 Relieved 1966
37th Major General William F. Kernan 00 Feb 1996 00 Feb 1998 Relieved 1968 (OCS)
38th Major General Robert T. Clark Robert T. Clark (MG - 5th US Army) 00 Feb 1998 00 Jun 2000 Relieved 1970 (ROTC - TTU)
39th Major General Richard A. Cody 00 Jun 2000 00 Jul 2002 Relieved 1972 (USMA)
40th Major General David H. Petraeus 24 Jul 2002 14 May 2004 Relieved 1974 (USMA)
41st Major General Thomas R. Turner II Thomas R. Turner II (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 14 May 2004 16 Sep 2004 Division
Re-designated
1974 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters & Tactical Command Posts, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) 16 Sep 2004 - 16 Oct 2009 101st Airborne Division('04 - '09)
41st Major General Thomas R. Turner II Thomas R. Turner II (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 16 Sep 2004 10 Nov 2006 Relieved 1974 (USMA)
42nd Major General Jeffrey J. Schloesser Jeffrey J. Schloesser (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 10 Nov 2006 00 Jun 2009 Relieved 1977 (OCS)
43rd Major General John F. Campbell John F. Campbell (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 00 Jun 2009 16 Oct 2009 Division
Re-designated
1979 (USMA)
CG - Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) 16 Oct 2009 - Present 101st Airborne Division('09 - present)
43rd Major General John F. Campbell John F. Campbell (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 16 Oct 2009 00 Aug 2011 Relieved 1979 (USMA)
44th Major General James C. McConville James C. McConville (MG - 101st Airborne Division) 00 Aug 2011 Incumbent 1981 (USMA)

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