Major General Steven A. Shapiro assumed command of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command Aug. 29, 2019. Prior to that, MG Shapiro had been commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command since June 2017. He entered the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer on May 24, 1985 at the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps. His military education includes the Ordnance Officer Basic and Advanced Course, Army Command and General Staff College, and Army War College.
MG Shapiro’s previous assignments include: Operations and Logistics, G-3/4, U.S. Army Materiel Command; Director of Operations, G-3/5/7, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4; Commander of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support; Deputy Commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Director of the Materiel Enterprise Integration and Retrograde Operations Center, Afghanistan; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commander, Letterkenny Army Depot, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; G-3, 3rd Corps Support Command, V Corps, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Commander, Combat Equipment Battalion, Luxembourg; Chief, Ground Maintenance Branch, later Chief, Readiness Operation Division, Materiel Management Center; Support Operations Officer, 1st Corps Support Command; Support Operations Officer, 51st Maintenance Battalion, 21st Theater Army Area Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army; Germany Logistics Operations Officer, later Support Operations Officer, 29th Support Group (Forward); Chief, Supply and Maintenance Division, later Logistics Operations Officer, later Support Operations Officer, 29th Support Group, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; S-1, 46th Support Group (Corps), 1st Corps Support Command; Commander, 659th Maintenance Company, 189th Maintenance Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command; Logistics Support Officer, later Adjutant, 189th Maintenance Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command; Maintenance Platoon Leader, 15th Engineer Company, later Battalion Maintenance Officer, 536th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army South, Fort Kobbe, Panama.
MG Shapiro’s decorations and badges include: Army Distinguished Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and the Parachutist Badge.
MG Shapiro is married and they have two children.