From Armor & Mobility, October 2018 Issue
LTG Eric J. Wesley
Deputy Commanding General
Futures Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
LTG Eric J. Wesley is currently serving as Deputy Commanding General, Futures/Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Most recently, he served as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Georgia.
LTG Wesley was commissioned as an armor officer from the U.S. Military Academy in 1986. He began his career as a tank platoon leader, scout platoon leader and battalion logistics officer in 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Germany.
Some of LTG Wesley’s previous service includes deploying with 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, to Operation Desert Spring in Kuwait, followed by Operation Iraqi Freedom, where 2nd Brigade led the 3rd Infantry Division’s attack into Baghdad. In addition, he deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan, serving as Chief of Current Plans for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and later he was the Director for Future Plans for ISAF Joint Command in Afghanistan. He then served as the Deputy Commanding General (Support) for the 1st Infantry Division followed by duty on the Army Staff as the Deputy Director for Program Analysis and Evaluation (PAE) for the Army G8.