Brigadier General Fred Maiocco (Photo by Courtesy Photo)
Brigadier General Fred Maiocco assumed command of the 7th Mission Support Command (MSC) on August 4, 2017. The 7th MSC provides trained and ready, forward-stationed mission command, civil support, civil affairs, and medical service support capabilities; deploys immediate response capability; and, as directed by USAREUR, provides Title X responsibilities for European based Army Reserve units.
Brig. Gen. Maiocco also serves dual hatted as the Deputy Commanding General of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC). The 21st TSC exercises mission command for strategic and operational sustainment operations across the EUCOM AOR; executes theater opening, theater distribution, and theater sustainment in support of EUCOM and NATO operations; and, as directed, support AFRICOM operations in order to enable Allied victory.
A 1986 graduate of the United States Military Academy, BRIG. GEN. Maiocco served nine years on active duty as an Army officer prior to entering the U.S. Army Reserve in 1995. His military education includes the Armor Officer Basic, Transportation Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, Army War College, and Advanced Joint Professional Military Education.
Brig. Gen. Maiocco enjoyed a variety of company grade assignments throughout CONUS and Europe as an Active Duty Armor officer. After joining the Army Reserve he branch transferred to the Transportation Corps where he nurtured a deep and abiding commitment to logistics and sustainment operations. He has served in a variety of roles during his military career, including movement control, operations officer, and CGSC/ILE/AOWC instructor. He has commanded at the platoon, company, battalion, and brigade (group) levels. From 2004 to 2005 he was mobilized to support Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of the 1st Corps Support Command/18th Airborne Corps. In 2011, he deployed to Kuwait with the 364th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) as the Support Operations Officer (SPO) and later as the Deputy Commander. As part of 1st Theater Support Command/ARCENT, he contributed directly to the planning and execution efforts required to drawdown U.S. forces from Iraq. He served as an Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO) for the State of Oregon, with the Defense Coordinating Element (FEMA Region X), and is trained in Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA). He most recently served simultaneously as the Commanding General of 85th Support Command in Chicago, Illinois and as the Deputy Commanding General for Support, First Army Division West, Fort Hood, Texas.
Brig. Gen. Maiocco’s decorations and badges include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (with oak leaf cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (with six oak leaf clusters), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Air Assault Badge, and Combat Action Badge.
In the civilian sector, Brig. Gen. Maiocco is on a leave of absence as the Superintendent of Schools for the Hermiston School District, Hermiston, Oregon where he supported the delivery of K-12 educational services to over 5,200 students. He holds several advanced degrees including a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education, a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Master of Strategic Studies (MSS).