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Blalock, Abner

Major General Abner Blalock

Major General A. C. Blalock serves as Adjutant General of the Alabama National Guard. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing support to all state units in training, administration, logistics, supply, maintenance and other applicable programs or functions.

His most recent assignment was Commander of the 167thTheater Sustainment Command. The command is a Theater level headquarters with more than 350 personnel assigned that provides operational logistical command and control for NORTHCOM. General Blalock was commissioned in March 1971 after completing ROTC at Virginia Military Institute and Auburn University. His early assignments were in the 31st Armored Brigade (Sep). He has served as Commander of an Infantry Company, a Heavy Support Battalion, an Area Support Group and a Chemical Brigade.

EDUCATION:

1971 Auburn University – BS, Mathematics

1981 University of Alabama, Birmingham – Masters Business Administration

1997 Army War College

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. Mar 71 – Apr 71, Active Duty Delay Entry Program

2. Apr 71 – Jul 71, Student, Infantry School, Ft. Benning, Georgia

3. Jul 71 – Feb 76, USAR Control Group, St. Louis, Missouri4. Feb 76 – Oct 76, Weapons Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, Alabama Army National Guard, Bessemer, Alabama

5. Nov 76 – Feb 78, Rifle Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion 167th Infantry, Bessemer, Alabama

6. Mar 78 – Aug 78, Executive Officer, Company B, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, Bessemer, Alabama

7. Sep 78 – Dec 81, Company Commander, Company B, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, Bessemer, Alabama

8. Jan 82 – Jan 84, S-2, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, Talladega, Alabama

9. Jan 84 – Oct 87, S-2, Headquarters Company, 31st Armored Brigade, Northport, Alabama

10. Oct 87 – Apr 88, S-3 Plans, Headquarters Company, 31st Armored Brigade, Northport, Alabama

11. May 88 – Jun 92, Assistant S-3, Headquarters Company, 31st Armored Brigade, Northport, Alabama

12. Jul 92 – Nov 92, S-5, Headquarters Company, 31st Armored Brigade, Northport, Alabama

13. Nov 92 – Aug 94, Executive Officer, Headquarters 31st Armored Brigade, Northport, Alabama

14. Aug 94 – Nov 97, Battalion Commander, 31st Support Battalion (Heavy), Enterprise, Alabama

15. Nov 97 – Apr 98, Assistant, Plans, Operations, Mobilization Support Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama

16. Apr 98 – Feb 00, Commander, 226th Area Support Group, Mobile, Alabama

17. Feb 00 – Sep 00, Commander, 122d Support Group (Corps), Selma, Alabama

18. Sep 00 – May 03, Commander, 31st Chemical Brigade, Northport, Alabama

19. Jun 03 – Oct 04, Deputy Commander, 167th Theater Support Command, Birmingham, Alabama

20 Nov 04 – Jul 05, Commander, 167th Theater Support Command, Birmingham, Alabama

21. Jul 05 – Oct 05, Deputy to the Director, J4/7, United States Central Command, Tampa, Florida

22. Oct 05 – Aug 07, Commander, 167 Theater Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama

23. Aug 07- Present, Adjutant General of Alabama, Joint Force Headquarters Alabama National Guard