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MG Robbie Asher - The Adjutant General
Major General Robbie L. Asher
Adjutant General for Oklahoma
Maj. Gen. Robbie L. Asher joined the United States Army in June of 1974 and was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, where he served until June of 1976. The day after his release from active duty, Asher began his career with the Oklahoma Army National Guard when he enlisted in the 2nd Battalion, 158th Field Artillery. Asher was commissioned in 1981 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Oklahoma.

General Asher’s first assignment was as a Platoon Leader with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 180th Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade. His subsequent assignments include: Publications Officer/Detachment Executive Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command; Chief, Officer Personnel Actions Branch/Detachment Executive Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command; Inspector General Assistant, Headquarters, State Area Command; Chief, Officer Personnel Actions Branch, Headquarters, State Area Command; Chief, Enlisted Personnel Division, Headquarters, State Area Command; S-1 (Personnel), 2nd Battalion 180th Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade; Assistant S-3, Troop Command, Headquarters, State Area Command; S-1 (Personnel), Detachment 1, Headquarters, State Area Command; Deputy Director, Personnel and Administration, Headquarters, State Area Command; Commander, 1st Battalion 279th Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade; Deputy Commander, 45th Infantry Brigade; Chief, Joint Staff, Oklahoma Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma National Guard; and, Director, Joint Staff, Oklahoma Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma National Guard.

General Asher is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advance Courses, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Course, and the U.S. Army War College. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1981 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and completed a Master of Science in Natural and Applied Science at Oklahoma State University in 1994.
General Asher has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal with three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters; the Army Commendation Medal; the Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster; the National Defense Service Medal with two bronze service stars; the Afghanistan Campaign Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Armed Forces Service Medal; the Humanitarian Service Medal with one bronze service star; the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with gold hourglass device and “M” device; the Combat Infantryman Badge; the Air Assault Badge, and numerous other federal and state awards.

General Asher and his wife, Sharon, reside in Oklahoma City.


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