SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE Commander, 1st Squadron 153rd Cavalry Regiment, Florida Army National Guard, Camp Buehring, Kuwait Jan 10 - Dec 12 Lieutenant Colonel Battalion Operations Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion 124th Infantry Regiment, Baghdad, Iraq Jan 03 - Dec 04 Major

Maj. Gen. John Haas Named To Lead Florida National Guard

Maj. Gen. John Haas was named Tuesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as adjutant general of the Florida National Guard, succeeding retiring Maj. Gen. James Eifert.
Maj. Gen. John Haas (TFP File Photo)

Maj. Gen. John Haas was named Tuesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as adjutant general of the Florida National Guard, succeeding retiring Maj. Gen. James Eifert.

Haas has held a series of positions with the National Guard, most recently serving as assistant adjutant general-Army and commander of the Florida Army National Guard.

He has completed three combat tour duties, according to an announcement from the governor’s office. Eifert was appointed adjutant general in 2019.

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SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTSDATEGRADE
Commander, 1st Squadron 153rd Cavalry Regiment, Florida Army National Guard, Camp Buehring, KuwaitJan 10 – Dec 12Lieutenant Colonel
Battalion Operations Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion 124th Infantry Regiment, Baghdad, IraqJan 03 – Dec 04Major

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Infantry Officer Basic Course
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Combined Arms and Services Staff School
United States Army Infantry School, Infantry Brigade/Battalion Commanders Course
United States Army War College
Maneuver Pre-Command Course
Harvard University, Leadership in Homeland Security
Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
United States Army War College, Senior Leader Seminar

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1995 Frank L. Lillyman Award, Honor Graduate United States Pathfinder School
1997 Lowry Leadership Award
1998 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award
1999 Order of Hamby, National Training Center Opposing Forces Award
2009 Order of Saint Maurice, National Infantry Association
2016 Draper Leadership Award, Armor and Cavalry Leadership Award
XVIII Airborne Corps Recondo Badge
Jungle Operations Training Badge

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
T32 AGR Director of Strategic Plans, Policies and Programs, Florida National Guard, Saint Augustine, Florida

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Association of the United States Army
National Guard Association of Florida
United States Army War College Alumni Association
National Infantry Association

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