Major General Daniel G. Mitchell assumed command of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command June 24, 2020. Prior to that, MG Mitchell had been commanding general of the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan, since July 12, 2018.
His previous General Officer assignments include: deputy chief of staff for Logistics and Operations, G-3/4, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; deputy commanding general for Support, later director, G-3/5/7, Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; deputy commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait; deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment
Command, Rock Island, Illinois; executive officer to the deputy commanding general, Staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.
He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering and was commissioned on May 22, 1985, at the rank of second lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps. He also holds master’s degrees from the Naval Postgraduate School and the Army War College.
During his career he served overseas in Germany, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Kuwait.
His decorations and badges include two Army Distinguished Service Medals, five Legions of Merit, two Bronze Star Medals, four Army Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, the Parachutist Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
MG Mitchell has been married for more than 30 years and has four children.