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Umbarger, R. Martin

Major General R. Martin Umbarger was appointed as The Adjutant General of Indiana on 11 March 2004 and reappointed by Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. on 1 December 2004. As The Adjutant General, Major General Umbarger’s primary focus is to lead the Indiana Army and Air National Guard.


Major General Umbarger began his career as an enlisted soldier for the Indiana Army National Guard in 1969. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, Infantry Branch, in June 1971 after graduating from the Indiana Military Academy. Prior to his current assignment, Major General Umbarger served as the Deputy Commanding General (Reserve Component) United States Forces Command. Other notable assignments include the Assistant Division Comander for Training, 38th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and Commanding General of the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), one of fifteen Enhanced Brigades in the Army National Guard. Under Major General Umbarger’s leadership the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate) executed a very successful Deployment and Rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana in May of 2000.

EDUCATION:


1969 University of Evansville – BS Degree – Business1997 United States Army War CollegeASSIGNMENTS:


1. Jun 71 – Aug 71, S-3, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion (Mechanized) 152d Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, Shelbyville, Indiana2. Aug 71 – Nov 71, Team Commander, 38th Administration Company, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana3. Nov 71 – Jan 72, Communications Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company 2d Battalion (Mechanized) 152d Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, Shelbyville, Indiana4. Feb 72 – Feb 73, Platoon Leader, Support Company, 2d Battalion (Mechanized) 152d Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, Connersville, Indiana5. Mar 73 – Mar 75, Platoon Leader, Company B, 2d Battalion (Mechanized) 152d Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, Martinsville, Indiana6. Mar 75 – Jul 77, Tactical Officer, Headquarters Headquarters Detachment, Indiana Army National Guard, Edinburgh, Indiana7. Jul 77 – Sep 80, Company Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company 38th Aviation Battalion (Combat), Indiana Army National Guard, Shelbyville, Indiana8. Oct 80 – Jan 82, RR/EO Training Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana9. Feb 82 – Sep 82, Headquarters Commandant, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana10. Oct 82 – Sep 84, Secretary to General Staff, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana11. Oct 84 – Jul 87, S-3, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 151st Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, New Albany, Indiana12. Aug 87 – Sep 91, Battalion Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion (Mechanized) 152d Infantry, Indiana Army National Guard, Columbus, Indiana 13. Oct 91 – Apr 94, Executive Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2d Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard, Kokomo, Indiana14. May 94 – Aug 94, Special Projects Officer, Headquarters (-) State Area Command, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana15. Sep 94 – Nov 96, Deputy Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana16. Dec 96 – Oct 00, Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana17. Nov 00 – Apr 02, Assistant Division Commander (Training), Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 38th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana18. May 02 – Mar 04, Deputy Commanding General (Reserve Component), United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia 19. Mar 04 – Present, The Adjutant General of IndianaMAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:


Legion of Merit (2nd Award)Meritorious Service Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster)Army Commendation MedalArmy Achievement MedalArmy Reserve Components Achievement Medal (7th Award)National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 1 hour glass device)Army Service RibbonArmy Reserve Components Service RibbonArmy Reserve Components Overseas Training RibbonCIVILIAN OCCUPATION:


MG Umbarger is the President of Roy Umbarger & Sons, Incorporated, Bargersville, Indiana.OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:


Distinguished Graduate (Erickson Trophy) OCS Class 17-71, Indiana Military AcademyBargersville Masonic Lodge (Past Master)Indianapolis Scottish Rite (33rd Degree)Murat Shrine, of IndianapolisBoard of Trustees of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Indiana (2003 – present)Board of Trustees of Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana (2006 – present)First Community Bank and Trust Company (Director 1995 – 2003)Johnson County Animal Shelter (Advisory Board 1993 – 2006)Indiana Feed and Grain Association, Director 1982 – 1985 (Chairman – 1988)National Guard Association of Indiana (Past President – 1992)National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) (Life Member)National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) (Board of Directors- 2005)National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Chairman of the Board (2006- present)Association of the United States Army (AUSA, Indiana Chapter 2000 – presentReserve Officer Association (Life member)EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:

2LT ARNG 27 Jun 711LT ARNG 26 Jun 74CPT ARNG 20 Sep 77MAJ ARNG 23 Sep 82LTC ARNG 20 Aug 87COL ARNG 24 Aug 94BG ARNG 3 Nov 98MG ARNG 19 Nov 02


(Current as of October 2006)