Brigadier General John "Jack" Haley
Chief of Ordnance
Commandant U.S. Army Ordnance School
Brigadier General Jack Haley was commissioned a second lieutenant on July 8, 1987, following graduation from Saint Lawrence University in Canton, NY. Upon completion of the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, he was assigned as the Operations Officer for the General Support Center in Germersheim, Germany. He then served as a Maintenance Platoon Leader and Shop Officer in the 546th Maintenance Company, 66th Maintenance Battalion in Pirmasens, Germany and as Aide-De-Camp for the Deputy Commanding General of the 21st Theater Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Following completion of the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course in 1992, he was assigned as the I Corps Maintenance Officer at Fort Lewis, WA. In 1993, he was assigned as the Company Commander for the 85th Maintenance Company. He then served at the U.S. Army Personnel Command as a Plans Officer and as the Ordnance Branch Future Readiness Officer, Alexandria, VA.
In 1998, Brigadier General Haley was assigned as the 1st Infantry Division Support Command S-3 in Kitzingen, Germany. He then served as the Support Operations Officer and Executive Officer for the 701st Main Support Battalion. Following his tour of duty in the 1st Infantry Division, Brigadier General Haley was selected as the Military Assistant to the Vice President of the United States and served for two years at the White House.
Brigadier General Haley assumed command of the 703rd Main Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Forward Deployed, Iraq in 2003. During his three years in this position he successfully converted the battalion into the Army's first modular Brigade Support Battalion and deployed a second time to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In 2007, Brigadier General Haley attended the Naval War College in Newport, RI. Upon graduation, he served as the Maintenance Division Chief in Headquarters, Department of the Army G4, Pentagon and subsequently commanded the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, Germany.
In 2010, Brigadier General Haley was selected to serve as the Executive Officer to the Commanding General, Army Materiel Command and most recently as Special Assistant to the Commanding General, Army Materiel Command. He currently serves as the 38th Chief of Ordnance at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Brigadier General Haley holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Chemistry and a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies.
His major awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Combat Action Badge and the Vice Presidential Service Badge.
Brigadier General Haley and his wife Jennifer have been married 25 years and have two daughters, Mairin and Caoilinn.
This page last updated: January 28, 2014