August 1994 - June 1997, Protocol, Chief National Guard Bureau, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia 8.
General Stoppel was commissioned in 1987 as a Second Lieutenant in the Army National Guard through the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.
After his initial assignment as Tactical Intelligence Officer, 1st Battalion, 198th Armor, Mississippi Army National Guard, he joined the Active Guard and Reserve Program with initial assignment to the Apache Training Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas.
He formerly served as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, where he was the senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff for all aspects of intelligence, counterintelligence and security.
became the 21st Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency on 3 October 2017.
Special Assistant to the Chief, National Guard Bureau Brigadier General William L.
Stoppel serves as Special Assistant to the Chief, National Guard Bureau. Mc Farlane, senior military assistant to the deputy secretary of defense, Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Washington, District of Columbia, to commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colorado. Following his commission, he was assigned to 2-5 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas where he served as a Bradley Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. Matt Mc Farlane is a native of Burke, VA and was commissioned into the Infantry in 1992 as a Distinguished Military Graduate at James Madison University.December 1990 - May 1991, Tactical Intelligence Officer, 1st Battalion, 198th Armor, 155th Armor Brigade Armory, Mississippi 6.May 1991 - July 1994, Intelligence Officer/Trainer, Combat Aviation Training Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas 7.Lieutenant General Ashley is a career army military intelligence officer with assignments in Fort Bragg, NC, Washington, DC, Fort Gordon, GA, Mac Dill Air Force Base, FL, Izmir, Turkey, and deployments to Operation JOINT FORGE, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq, and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan.He has commanded at the company, battalion, squadron, and brigade levels with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a squadron, brigade commander, and J-2.His commands include the 206th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gordon, GA, Intelligence Squadron, Office of Military Support, Washington, DC, and the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade (Airborne), XVIII Airborne Corps.Other key assignments include the Director of Intelligence, United States Army Joint Special Operations Command; the Director of Intelligence, United States Central Command; the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, International Security Assistance Force and Director of Intelligence, United States Forces, Afghanistan; and Commanding General, the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, AZ.In this position, he is the lead for the National Guard on the Quadrennial Defense Review for Institutional Reform, Efficiencies and Compensation.He is also the lead for the redesign of the National Guard Bureau Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters - State and the validation of each of their Joint Tables of Distribution.