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WBAMC Commanders Past and Present

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Jul 1921 - Sep 1922 COL William R. Eastman
Sep 1922 - May 1927  COL M. A. W. Shockley
May 1927 - Apr 1928 COL Reuben Miller
Apr 1928 - Jul 1931    COL William H. Moncrief
Jul 1931 - May 1937     COL Henry F. Pipes
May 1937 - Sep 1945  COL George M. Edwards
Oct 1945 - Nov 1948   COL George W. Reyer
Nov 1948 - Sep 1951   COL James E. Yarbrough
Sep 1951 - Nov 1952   COL Walter C. Royals
Jan 1953 – Apr 1957   COL Abner Zehm
May 1957 – Sep 1958   BG L. Holmes Ginn Jr.
Sep 1958 – Dec 1960   BG Clinton S. Lyter
Dec 1960 – Mar 1965   BG James B. Stapleton
Mar 1965 – Mar 1966   MG Robert E. Blount
Mar 1966 – Aug 1967  BG Frederick J. Hughes Jr
Aug 1967 – Jul 1968  BG James A. Wier
Jul 1968 – Jul 1970  MG Kenneth D. Orr
Jul 1970 – Aug 1975 BG Robert M. Hardaway III
Sep 1975 – Dec 1976 MG Charles C. Pixley
Dec 1976 – Jun 1979  MG Raymond H. Bishop Jr.
Jul 1979 – Jul 1980 BG Kenneth A. Cass
Aug 1980 – Nov 1982 BG Chester L. Ward
Jan 1983 – Jul 1986  BG John E. Major
Jul 1986 – Sep 1988 BG Richard D. Cameron
Sep 1988 – Jul 1991 BG Richard Proctor
Jul 1991 – Jan 1992 COL Preston B. Cannady
Jan 1992 – Dec 1994 BG James J. James
Dec 1994 – Jul 1995 COL Thomas J. Scully
Jul 1995 – Mar 1997 BG Ogden Dewitt
Mar 1997 – Mar 1998 BG Nancy R. Adams
Mar 1998 – Jul 2000 COL David B. Crandall
Jul 2000 – Jul 2002 COL Carla G. Hawley – Bowland
Jul 2002 – Jul 2004 COL Glenn W. Mitchell
Jul 2004 – Jul 2006 COL James J. Leech
Jul 2006 – May 2008 COL John Powell
Jun 2008 – Aug 2010 COL James M. Baunchalk
Aug 2010 – May 2011 MG Ming T. Wong
May 2011 – Oct 2012 BG Dennis D. Doyle
Oct 2012 – July 2015 COL Michael S. Heimall
Jul 2015 – Jul 2017 COL John A. Smyrski III
Jul 2017 – July 2019 COL Erik G. Rude
Jul 2019 – July 2021 COL Michael S. Oshiki
Jul 2021 – Present COL Brett H. Venable
   



 

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