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January 21, 2013

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• Maj. Gen. William Grimsley is chief of staff for the United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., where he is the principal advisor to the commander and deputy commander, and directs the activities of the command staff by developing and implementing policies and procedures in support of the command’s missions. Grimsley’s awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal (5th award), and several campaign and service awards. Additionally, he is awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff Identification Badges. He is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Armor Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies and Army War College where he served as a fellow in the Advanced Strategic Arts Program. In addition to his bachelor of arts degree, Grimsley has a master of military arts and sciences degree and a master of national security and strategy degree.

• Lt. Gen. Purl K. Keen is the commander for the Office of the Defense Representative- Pakistan for U.S. Central Command. Keen’s awards and decorations include the Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Pathfinder Badge, Combat SCUBA Diver, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge and Master Parachutist Badge. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and with a master’s degree from the University of Florida in Latin American area studies. He has also studied at the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, United States War College and Brazilian Command and General Staff College.

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