Reflections of a Major General

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 11, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa

Reflections of a Major General

Major General Medvigy has had a distinguished United States Army service for more than 30 years.  His most recent reserve position, from May 20012 to May 2015, was as Deputy Commanding General (Wartime), Eight Army, Yongsan, Korea.  He previously served as Commander, 14th Psychological Operations Battalion from 2001-2003, Commander, 7th Psychological Operations Group from 2005-2007 and Commander 351st Civil Affairs Command from 2009 through 2012.  His more significant active duty assignments have included wartime service: Director of Judicial Sector and Security Sector Reform for the Office of Military Cooperation in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2004; Assistant Officer in Charge, future plans for the Combined Special Operations Command in Qatar; and Rule of Law and Command Judge Advocate Bosnia in 1998.  From 1982-1988, he began his active service as U.S. Army Judge Advocate in the capacity of Senior Prosecutor in three military communities in Germany and at the Presidio of San Francisco.  He has received over 34 awards and decorations for his outstanding service.

Honorable Gary A. Medvigy

Honorable Gary A. Medvigy

He is also one our Sonoma Superior Court Judges, since 2007.  He currently presides over a felony trial department and previously was assigned to our Appellate Division.  Prior to becoming a Superior Court Judge, he was a Deputy District Attorney, from 1988 to 2007, assigned to various specialized units, such as, homicide, drug task force, and gang strike force.

He was born in Rahway, New Jersey and earned his Second Lieutenant and BA in psychology from the University of Vermont; his Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School; and his Masters of National Security Studies from U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.

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