Brigadier General Stacy M. Babcock Biography

About Brigadier General Stacy M. Babcock

  • Chief of Staff (IMA)
  • United States Army Reserve Command
  • Fort Liberty North Carolina 28310-5010
Rank Date
Brigadier General 16 Jan 19

Brigadier General Stacy M. Babcock’s Biography

in the moment, Brigadier General Stacy Babcock is in charge of the United States Army Reserve Command, which has its headquarters in Fort Bragg in North Carolina. At the Army Human Resources Command, she had previously held the positions of Deputy Commanding General and Director, Reserve Personnel Management.

Her additional General Officer responsibilities include serving as the 86th Training Division’s Commanding General, the 63rd Readiness Division’s Deputy Commanding General, and the Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization at Fort Hood, Texas.

In 1983, Brigadier General Babcock joined the Active Army. She joined the Army Reserve four years after transferring, and at the Rochester Institute of Technology, she enrolled in the Army ROTC program. In 1991, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Military Police Corps.

Brigadier General Babcock served with the 98th Division (Institutional Training) in a number of staff positions before branching out to Civil Affairs and deploying to Bosnia in 1996 as a Civil Affairs Direct Support Team Operations Officer. As an Assistant Professor of Military Science at UCLA, she enrolled in the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) program in 2000.

After completing a tour in Iraq as the Targeting and Plans Officer and Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Operations Officer, she then served as a Civil Affairs Battalion Operations Officer. After her return, she assumed command of the 305th Psychological Operations Company and deployed to Iraq in 2009 to support PSYOP operations for the Multinational Division South – Iraq and the 34th Infantry Division.

Additional responsibilities include Deputy Commander of Fort Hunter Liggett, Commander, 13th Psychological Operation Battalion, Assistant Chief of Staff G5 Plans, United States Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command Airborne (USACAPOC-A), and Deputy to the Deputy Commanding General (Support), United States Army Reserve Command (USARC).

From April 2017 until January 2019, she served as Brigade Commander of the Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), which was her last job as an AGR.

The Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, and Airborne and Air Assault qualification are only a few of Brigadier General Babcock’s military honors and medals.

She holds a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College as well as a Master’s in Instructional Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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