Maine Army National Guard Leadership
The Adjutant General — Brigadier General James D. Campbell
Brigadier General James D. Campbell assumed duties as the 39th Adjutant General of the Maine National Guard & Commissioner of the Maine Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management on August 11, 2012.
General Campbell was commissioned as a Regular Army Infantry Officer through the University of Maine ROTC program upon graduation from Colby College in 1986. General Campbell was the Officer Distinguished Honor Graduate of his US Army Ranger School class, and then served in several Infantry command and staff positions in Hawaii and Germany. His final assignment while in the Regular Army was as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. General Campbell left the Regular Army and joined the Maine Army National Guard in 1995. He served as an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) officer for over 16 years.
After joining the Maine Army National Guard, General Campbell served in a variety of assignments, including command of Company B, 3rd Battalion 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), and command of the 11th Civil Support Team (WMD) from 2003 to 2005. He subsequently served as a senior plans officer for the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan.
In 2007, General Campbell was assigned as the Deputy Director of Operations for the Maine Army National Guard, and then served as Brigade Executive Officer at the 52d Troop Command. In 2011 he was selected to serve as the Deputy Chief, Operations Plans Division, US Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. General Campbell is a qualified 59A, Army Strategist.
The Assistant Adjutant General — Brigadier General Brent M. Boyles
Brigadier General Brent Boyles is a native of Mapleton, Maine. After graduating from Presque Isle High School in 1975, Brigadier General Boyles received an appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. He was commissioned a 2LT from USMA where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in applied sciences and engineering in 1979. Brigadier General Boyles received a Masters of Science in Defense Management from American Military University in 1998. He graduated from the U.S. Army War College in July 2002 and received a second Masters degree in Strategic Studies.
Brigadier General Boyles began his military career at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland where he attended the Ordnance Officer Basic course followed by attendance at the Basic Airborne course in Fort Benning, Georgia. Brigadier General Boyles served in several capacities from 1979-1984 at Fort Bragg, NC with the 82nd Airborne Division. He saw combat action as a Maintenance Company commander during the 1983 Grenada invasion. Since leaving active duty in May of 1984, Brigadier General Boyles has been a member of the Maine Army National Guard. He was a member of the 1st Battalion, 152nd Field Artillery where he has served in a variety of positions to include, Commander of Service Battery, Commander of Battery A, Battalion Executive Officer, and Battalion Commander. Brigadier General Boyles also served as the Commander of the 121st Public Affairs Detachment, 52nd Troop Command S-3, Director of Special Staff, and Commander of the 52nd Troop Command. He is currently the Assistant Adjutant General for the Maine Army National Guard.
(Current as of February 09, 2009)
Command Chief Warrant Officer — Chief Warrant Officer Five Darrell A. Stevens
Chief Warrant Officer Five Darrell A. Stevens was appointed as the Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) of the Maine Army National Guard on 1 April 2008 by Major General John W. Libby, Adjutant General for Maine. As the CCWO, he serves under the general direction of The Adjutant General (TAG) to address warrant officer management, education, development and to improve the strength management of the Warrant Officer Corps. He serves as warrant officer advisor to TAG and as a member of TAG's primary staff.
Born in Portland, Maine, CW5 Stevens enlisted in the Army in June of 1980 as an aircraft mechanic. His assignments included Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Camp Casey, Korea; and Ft. Devens, Massachusetts. Upon completion of a six year Active duty tour, CW5 Stevens enlisted in the Maine Army National Guard as a Utility Helicopter mechanic in the 112th Medical Company "Air Ambulance" and attained the rank of SGT/E-5.
He was selected in 1987 to attend the Initial Entry rotary course and was appointed as a warrant officer aviator after completing the UH-1 (Huey) pilot track in June 1988. Units of assignment include the following: 112th Medical CO. (AA), C CO 1/137th AVN, DET 14 OSACOM, Counterdrug Recon Air Interdiction Detachment and Joint Forces Head Quarters.
CW5 Stevens is a graduate of a variety of military courses, including the Warrant officer senior staff, Warrant officer Staff, warrant officer aviation advance and basic course. In addition he completed the Fixed Wing multi-engine Qualification Course, Air Traffic Control operator course, OH-58 qualification and instructor pilot course, Mountain Qual. Course, Aviation Life support equipment technician course, Aviation Safety course, Medical Evacuation Doctrine course and RAID Qualification course.
CW5 Stevens is rated in the UH-1, OH-58, U-21 and C-12 aircraft with more than 4,500 flight hours. He is a graduate of St. Joseph's College of Maine with a BS in Business Management and a member of the National Guard Officers Association of Maine, the Military Officers Association of America and Army Aviation Association of America. He also serves as the Region One Vice Chairman for the National Warrant Officer Senior Advisory council.
State Command Sergeant Major — Command Sergeant Major Terrence W. Harris
Command Sergeant Major Terrence W. Harris was officially assigned as the State Command Sergeant Major on March 1, 2010. CSM Harris has held a variety of positions throughout his career ranging from Demolition Specialist/Truck Driver to Command Sergeant Major. As the State Command Sergeant Major, he serves as the Adjutant General's personal advisor on all enlisted matters, particularly in areas affecting training and quality of life. His position requires him to sit on various councils and boards that make decisions affecting enlisted Soldiers throughout the entire State of Maine.
Born June 22, 1959, CSM Harris is a native of central Maine. He entered the Maine Army National Guard on January 25, 1979 and attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, MO as a 12B, Combat Engineer. He joined the Active-Guard Reserve (AGR) program in April of 1984 and over his 32-year career has served the MEARNG in various capacities and units throughout the State - Newport, Skowhegan, Bangor, Belfast, Gardiner, and Augusta - serving as a Combat Engineer, Construction Engineer, and a Senior Personnelist. His most recent assignment was as the Command Sergeant Major of the 52nd Troop Command. CSM Harris deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006-2007 as a Brigade Level Operations Sergeant Major, under the 240th Engineer Group, Combined Task Force Chamberlain.
His military education includes Basic Noncommissioned Officer's Course-RC, Basic Noncommissioned Officer's Course-AC, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer's Course-AC, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, as well as the Training NCO Course at the National Guard Professional Education Center (NGPEC), 51R (Electrician) MOSQ, 42A (Personnelist) MOSQ, and was the Senior Instructor for a 51B (Carpentry/Masonry) MOSQ course and a 51H (Engineer Construction) BNCOC under Operation Regeneration.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, three Army Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, eight Good Conduct Medals, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, two National Defense Service Medals, the Humanitarian Service Medal, two Armed Forces Reserve Medals (w/"M" Device), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, three Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbons, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, four NCOES Ribbons, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, and the Army Meritorious Unit Commendation. He has also been awarded numerous State of Maine awards; Maine Achievement, two Commander's Awards, two Academic Awards, a Good Conduct Award, State Emergency Award, Honorable Service Award, Ice Guard Award, and eight Physical Fitness Awards.