Lieutenant General Michael Ferriter
Commander, U.S. Army Installation Management Command
and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management
LTG Ferriter was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry in May 1979 upon graduation from The Citadel, Charleston, SC.
His assignments include Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Riley, KS; Commander, C Company (Airborne), 6th Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Fort Wainwright, AK; and Commander, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, WA. General Ferriter's other command and staff assignments include S3 (Operations), 4th Battalion (Mechanized), 23rd Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis; S3 (Operations), 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, S3 (Operations), 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, GA; Commander, 11th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning; Assistant Division Commander (Operations), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg.
His combat tours include Operation Restore Hope in Somalia with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and two tours in Iraq as Deputy Commanding General (Operations), Multi-National Corps, Iraq, and one tour as Deputy Commanding General (Advising and Training), United States Forces - Iraq.
He served as the Executive Assistant to the Commander and later the Director for Operations, J-3, United States Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, and Deputy Commanding General for Operations, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg. He recently commanded the US Army Infantry Center and the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, GA.
His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA and the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Citadel, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and has served as a Senior National Defense Fellow at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Medford, MA.