Brigadier General Peter L. Corey
Deputy Commander, U.S. Army Africa
Brig. Gen. Corey received his commission on May 1, 1983 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of New Hampshire. After receiving his commission he served on active duty for six years.
Brig. Gen. Corey is the Director, Joint Staff, New Hampshire Joint Force Headquarters. He is responsible for the Joint Staff and overseeing issues that impact the New Hampshire National Guard with special emphasis on Homeland Defense/Homeland Security and the State Partnership Program.
While on active duty he was assigned at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Bamberg, Germany and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
From 1995 through 2011, he served as an Active Guard Reserve Soldier with the New Hampshire Army National Guard in a multitude of assignments. Brg. Gen. Corey was mobilized as the Senior United States Military Officer in support of the United Nations peace keeping mission in Monrovia, Liberia.
Upon his return, Brig. Gen. Corey spent nine months as Chief, Modular Coordination Cell in Joint Force Headquarters, before his next deployment to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as Senior United States Military Officer. When he returned, he assumed command of the 197th Fires Brigade in January of 2008. On Sept.11, 2010, Brig. Gen. Corey deployed to Kuwait as Commander, 197th Fires Brigade with the largest contingent of New Hampshire Soldiers since World War II.
Upon return from his deployment, Brig. Gen. Corey was selected as the Director of Joint Staff. Brig. Gen. Corey’s awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal (2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster); Army Commendation (3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Achievement Medal (2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Silver Hourglass, M device and Numeral 3); Army Service Ribbon Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 2); Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (Numeral 3); United Nations Medal (2 Bronze Service Stars); Parachutist Badge and Air Assault Badge.
Brigadier General Kenneth H. Moore, Jr.
Deputy Commander, U.S. Army Africa
Brig. Gen. Kenneth H. Moore, Jr. was commissioned as an infantry officer in the Army Reserve in 1983. His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Civil Affairs Officer Advanced Course, the United States Army Command and General Staff Officer Course, the Psychological Operations Officer Course, the United States Army Force Management Course, and the United States Army War College. He has over 26 years of active federal service as an Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) Officer serving in various command and staff positions from 1987-2013. Brig. Gen. Moore holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Tech, a Masters in Public Administration (cum laude) from Kutztown University, and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
He was previously the Director, Civil Affairs Branch, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and commanded the 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas from 2009-2011. Also, Brig. Gen. Moore served as the Assistant Chief of Staff, Force Development, United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 2007-2009, Civil Affairs Assessment Officer, SORR-J8, United States Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida from 2005-2007, Chief, Reserve Component Force Management Division, United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 2003-2005, CA/PSYOP Plans Officer, G-3, United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 2001-2003, and European Command Desk Officer, G-3,United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 1999-2001.
Brig. Gen. Moore is a Master Parachutist and has earned the Expert Infantryman Badge. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Gold Hourglass), the Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (Numeral 4); and German, Canadian, Greek, and Irish foreign parachutist badges.