Brigadier General Randall McIntire is currently serving as the 41st Commandant of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School and as the Chief of Air Defense Artillery. He entered the active Army in 1988 after graduating from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree and receiving a commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He also holds a Master of Science degree from Central Michigan University in Administration and Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

His military education includes: the Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Armor Officer Advance Course, the U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Naval War College. Following commissioning he served in the following key assignments: Platoon Leader, Battery Executive Officer (XO) and Assistant Operations Officer with 2nd Battalion 44th ADA, 101st Airborne (AASLT) Ft. Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion S-4 and Battery Commander 5th Battalion 3rd ADA, 1st Armored Division, Wackernheim Germany; J-1, Adjutant with Joint Task Force Provide Promise - United Nations Protection Force, Zagreb, Croatia; Majors Assignment Officer, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command Alexandria, Virginia; Aide-de-Camp to Commanding General, Space and Missile Defense Command, Arlington, Virginia; Battalion S-3 and Battalion XO with 6th Battalion 52nd ADA, V Corps, Ansbach Germany; Branch Chief, Air Defense - EPMD, Human Resources Command, Alexandria Virginia; Organizational Integrator, Force Management -Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 2nd Battalion 6th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Ft. Bliss, Texas; Task Force Commander, 3-3 ADA (C-RAM) Baghdad, Iraq; Commander 69th ADA Brigade, Ft. Hood, Texas and CENTCOM AOR; Director of Air and Missile Defense, Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy Directorate, G-3/5/7, Headquarters Department of the Army.

Brigadier General McIntire's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Meritorious Service Medal with 8 oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, South West Asia Service Medal with two stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal with three stars, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal. He has also been awarded the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

Brigadier General McIntire is married to the former Sue Ellen Thomas. They have four children: Suzanne, Lindsay, Zachary and Rachel and four grandchildren: McKenna (5), Preslee (3), Jonny Hayes (2), Paxton (1).

Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) Christopher L. Wehmeier is the fourth Chief Warrant Officer of the Air Defense Artillery Branch and School. He is a native of Pensacola, Florida, entering the military February 21, 1991. CW5 Wehmeier completed basic training at Ft Sill, OK. and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft Bliss, TX. to become a 24T (Patriot Missile System Operator/Mechanic). After serving eight years in the Army as an enlisted Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer, CW5 Wehmeier was selected to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School in 1999 and graduated the Warrant Officer Basic Course in February 2000 as a C2 Systems Integrator, MOS 140A.

CW5 Wehmeier’ s military and duty positions include: C2 Systems Integrator 1-7 ADA (White Sands Missile Range); C2 Systems Integrator for 11th ADA BDE (Ft Bliss, TX); C2 Systems Integrator for 32d AAMDC (Ft Bliss, TX); C2 Systems Integrator, training and evaluations officer, detachment OIC and section OIC for 1st Space Brigade (Joint Tactical Ground Station (Peterson AFB, Osan AFB and Misawa AFB)); C2 Systems Integrator for 69th ADA BDE (Ft Hood, TX); Career Manager for ADA Warrant Officers Human Resources Command (Ft Knox, KY); ADA Proponent Warrant Officer for Office Chief of Air Defense Artillery (Ft Sill, OK). He has multiple deployments, to include two theater-level Air Operations Center Joint Interface Control Cell’s.

CW5 Wehmeier’ s military education includes: Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) Course, Joint Tactical Ground Station qualification, Space Fundamentals course and all levels of Warrant Officer Professional Military Education, culminating with the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course. His civilian education includes: a certificate in Air Conditioning and refrigeration from Pensacola Junior College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Trident University.

CW5 Wehmeier’ s military awards and decorations include the Air Force Space Badge (Basic), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal and multiple other awards.

CW5 Wehmeier and his wife Noelle have four children: Brittney (22), Hunter (19), currently stationed at Ft Gordon, GA as a 35G), Megan (16) and Davis (14). They are also blessed with two grandchildren: Addison and Aspen.

Air Defense Artillery Regimental Command Sergeant Major Finis A. Dodson, is a native of Olive Branch, Mississippi. He completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

CSM Dodson's duty positions and assignments include Stinger Crew Member, Fort Bliss, TX; Tactical Control Assistant, Squad Leader and Senior Maintenance Mechanic, 5-7 ADA, Bitburg, Germany; Instructor/Writer, 3-6 ADA, Fort Bliss, TX; Platoon Sergeant, 1-43 ADA, ROK; ANCOC Instructor, Senior Small Group Leader, Operations Sergeant, and Chief of WLC, Fort Bliss NCO Academy; First Sergeant, 1-43 ADA, ROK; First Sergeant HHB, 31st ADA BDE; Fort Bliss, TX; Air Defense Master Evaluator and Operations Sergeant Major, 31st BDE, Fort Bliss, TX; and S2 Sergeant Major, 108th ADA BDE, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations Sergeant Major, 3-43 ADA, Fort Bliss, TX; Command Sergeant Major of 1-1 ADA in Okinawa, Japan; Command Sergeant Major of 69th ADA (Lightning) Brigade, Fort Hood, TX; Command Sergeant Major of 35th ADA (Dragon) Brigade, ROK; Command Sergeant Major 94th AAMDC(Army Air Missile Defense Command, JBPHH, HI; Regimental Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Sill, OK.

CSM Dodson awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit Medal(2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (4th Award), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Global War on Terrorism Medal, and Army Senior Space Badge.

CSM Dodson military education includes Warrior Leaders Course (WLC), Advance Leaders Course (ALC), Senior Leaders Course (SLC), Small Group Instructor Course, Instructor Training Course, Advanced Army Catalog Course, Equal Opportunity Course, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Course, First Sergeant Course, Sergeants Major Academy Class 56, CSM/SGM Executive Education Course (USAWC), United States Army Force Management Course, Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Course(14-2),CSM/SGM Legal Orientation Course, and Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) .

CSM Dodson civilian education includes a Master’s Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Education from TOURO University. He also holds a Bachelors Degree from Excelsior College (Magna cum laude) and an Associate’s Degree from El Paso Community College.

CSM Dodson is married to Mrs. Amanda Dodson, formerly of El Paso, TX. They have two daughters, Takisha Lynette and Kieara Finisa.