LTG Gwen Bingham, USA

U.S. Army
Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management
2018 Women In Defense National Conference

LTG Gwen Bingham is the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management. She assumed these duties on June 30, 2016.

LTG Bingham graduated from Army ROTC as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Alabama in August 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Business Management. She was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps. LTG Bingham has a Master’s Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Masters Degree in National Security Strategy and Resources from the National Defense University.  

Her military schooling includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; the Personnel Management Course; Combined Arms and Services Staff School; Commissary Management Course; Army Command and General Staff College; the Army Inspector General Course; the Industrial College of the Armed Forces; and the CAPSTONE General and Flag Officer Course. LTG Bingham has served in a myriad of staff and leadership positions throughout her career to include: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, HQ&A Company, 9th Supply and Transportation Battalion, 9th DISCOM, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion S1, 2d Forward Support Battalion, 9th DISCOM, Fort Lewis, Washington; Field Services Officer, 1st COSCOM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Group S1/Adjutant, 507th Transportation Group, 1st COSCOM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; OIC, Commissary Central Distribution Center, Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), Manheim, Germany; Chief, Aviation Supply Branch, 4th Corps Materiel Management Center, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S3 and Battalion Executive Officer, 4th Corps Materiel Management Center, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of the Plans Division, ACofS, Materiel, 13th COSCOM, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief, G3 Plans Division, 13th COSCOM; Deputy Commander, 64th Corps Support Group, 13th COSCOM, Fort Hood, Texas; Executive Officer, ACofS J1, USFK, Yongsan, Korea; Commander, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, 23d Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee, Virginia; Chief, Support Services Office and Deputy Inspector General, Joint Staff, the Pentagon; Commander, United States Garrison, Fort Lee, Virginia; and Chief of Staff, United States Army Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence, Fort Lee, Virginia. LTG Bingham deployed in April 2010 in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom while serving as Special Assistant to the Commanding General, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Kabul, Afghanistan, and Kandahar, Afghanistan. LTG Bingham served as the 51st Quartermaster General of the United States Army and Commandant of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, Virginia, and Commanding General, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Prior to her current assignment, she served as Commanding General, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Michigan.

LTG Bingham is the recipient of numerous military and civic awards commensurate with her rank. These include the Distinguished Service Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters); Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster); Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster); Army Achievement Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; NATO Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. She is authorized to wear the Joint Staff Identification Badge.  

LTG Bingham is married and has two adult children.