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38th Infantry Division

"Cyclone"

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Mission

The 38th Infantry Division mans, trains and equips to defeat near peer adversaries and compete with regional adversaries below the threshold of war. The division is deployable for state and national missions in multidomain operating environments.

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Leadership

Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Degelow, Commander, 38th Infantry Division

Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Degelow

Commander, 38th Infantry Division

Brigadier General Daniel A. Degelow is the Commander of the 38th Infantry Division.

Prior to his current position, Gen. Degelow served as Deputy Commanding General (Sustainment) of the 38th Infantry Division and as the Assistant Adjutant General of Indiana.

Career highlights include:  Service as the Aviation Operations Officer, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 38th Infantry Division, Executive Officer, Headquarters and headquarters Company, 38th Combat Aviation Brigade, Aviation and Airspace Management Officer, TACT Command Post 38th Infantry Division, Liaison Officer, 38th Combat Aviation Brigade and Branch Chief, Joint Forces Headquarters-Indiana.  His field grade command assignments are Rear Detachment Commander, 38th Infantry Division, Commander 38th Combat Aviation Brigade and Commander 2-238th General Support Aviation Battalion.

Brigadier General Degelow deployed as Aviation Task Force Liaison Officer, 2-238th General Support Aviation Battalion, 38th Infantry Division at USARCENT, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait in 2008-2009.

Brigadier General Degelow earned a Bachelor’s degree through Purdue University for Industrial Technology and a Master’s of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.  His military institutional training includes Armor, Aviation and Medical Service Corps Officer Basic Courses, Aviation Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff Officer Course, Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM), Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM), and the Army Senior Leader Development Seminar (SLDS).

Brigadier General Degelow’s awards include Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (with 1 Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass and M Device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Indiana Long Service Medal (with 25 Year Disk), Indiana Overseas Service Ribbon, Indiana Outside Continental United States Ribbon, Indiana Military Volunteer Emblem, Senior Army Aviator Badge, among others.

The National Guard Bureau has additional biographic information for Brig. Gen. Degelow.

Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey T. Schuster

Senior Enlisted Advisor, 38th Infantry Division

Command Sergeant Major Jeffrey T. Schuster was selected as 38th Infantry Division Command Sergeant Major effective June 2020.

As the Division Command Sergeant Major, he is responsible for providing tactical and technical guidance to the Division Commander while also carrying out policies and setting standards for performance, training, and conduct of personnel. As the Division Command Sergeant Major, he is the primary mentor for the NCOs of the Division.

Command Sergeant Major Schuster has held numerous positions throughout his career which include: a Machine Gunner, Radio Telephone Operator, Training Noncommissioned Officer, M1 Tank Gunner, Instructor, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major at the Squadron, Battalion and Brigade levels.

He began his career in the United States Army in 1989. In his 31 year career, he has served in the Regular Army and the Army National Guard. He graduated from the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy. He deployed to Iraq in 2009-2010 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and to Kosovo in 2016-2017 in support of NATO stability operations in Kosovo and Operation Joint Guardian. His most recent assignments are as the Command Sergeant Major of Multinational Battle Group- East, Kosovo Forces and the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Ohio Army National Guard.

Command Sergeant Major Schuster is a graduate of Miami University. He currently serves as a Deputy Sheriff Sergeant assigned as a shift supervisor for the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division. His decorations, awards, and citations include the Legion of Merit; the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (second award); the Army Commendation Medal (fifth award); the Army Achievement Medal (sixth award); the Army Good Conduct Medal; the National Defense Service Medal (second award); the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; the Iraq Campaign Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Medal (fifth award); the Overseas Service Ribbon (second award); the NATO Medal; the Ohio Commendation Medal; the German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge Silver Award; the Order of Saint George Bronze Award, and the Order of the Silver Spur

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Full-time readiness is the responsibility of each individual soldier and is not something that begins and ends with deployment. Being ready means taking proactive steps to acquire necessary skills and knowledge. It also means taking care of yourself and your family. Soldier and Family Readiness Group volunteers can help by providing avenues of support and assistance. We’re a command-sponsored organization mandated by higher headquarters. Our network includes our soldiers, those they consider family and the surrounding community.

For more information, contact the Soldier and Family Readiness Center at 1-800-237-2850, Ext. 72694

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