Major General George N. Appenzeller (USA)

About Major General George N. Appenzeller

  • Deputy Surgeon General
  • Office of The Surgeon General, United States Army/
  • Deputy Commanding General (Operations)
  • United States Army Medical Command, Washington, DC 20310-0800
Rank Date
Major General 2 Jun 20
Brigadier General 2 Nov 17

Major General George N. Appenzeller Biography

Major General George N. Appenzeller is a United States Army Major General who serves as the Deputy Surgeon General and Deputy Commanding General for Operations, United States Army Medical Command. He previously served as the Commanding General, of Regional Health Command-Central, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Appenzeller was born in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1991. After graduating from West Point, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Medical Corps. He has held a variety of command and staff positions, including command of a Combat Support Hospital in Iraq, command of a Brigade of Medical Command Teams in Afghanistan, and command of Regional Health Command-Central.

Appenzeller is a graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, where he received his Doctor of Medicine. He is also a board-certified emergency medicine physician.

Appenzeller is a recipient of the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal (with two oak leaf clusters).

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