Brigadier General Antonio V. Munera
DEPUTY COMMANDING GENERAL
U.S. ARMY CADET COMMAND
& FORT KNOX, KENTUCKY
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Deputy Commanding General's Biography
Brigadier General Antonio V. Munera is the Deputy Commanding General for the United States Army Cadet Command. Prior to assuming his current position, BG Munera served as the 30th Chief of Chemical and Commandant of the US Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear School from June 2017 to April 2019.
BG Munera received a Regular Army commission in May of 1991 as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in History and Master’s Degrees in Theater Operations and Strategic Studies. His military education includes the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the School Advanced Military Studies and the US Army War College. In his 28 years of service to our nation, BG Munera has served in a variety of Command and staff positions.
His previous assignments include: Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and CBRN Officer in the 101st Airborne Division; Detachment Commander in the XVIII Airborne Corps; Infantry Company Commander and CBRN Officer in the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division; Company Commander in the United States Army Technical Escort Unit (CBRNE); Chief of Plans for the 20th CBRNE Command; Branch Chief in the Joint Requirements Office for CBRN Defense, J8, Joint Staff; Commander of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant; Commander of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), 1st Infantry Division; Security Sector Reform Chief as part of the Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq, and Senior Military Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction.
BG Munera deployed in 1999 while a Company Commander in the 82nd Airborne Division as part of Operation Joint Guardian in Kosovo; in 2003 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he served as the Plans Officer for the 75th WMD Exploitation Task Force; and back to Iraq in 2015 as part of Operation Inherent Resolve advising the Iraqi Government on Security Sector Reform.