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Soldier Support Institute Vision

SSI, as the Army's Soldier Support Integration Command strives to fully integrate within the Sustainment War Fighting Function by providing state of the art education and training to Soldiers and Civilians, developing adaptive leaders and building capabilities across the Human Resource and Financial Management domains in order to strengthen an all volunteer U.S. Army as America’s force of decisive action.

COLONEL JOHN B. MCSHANE, JR. Commander Soldier Support Institute

Colonel McShane is the Deputy Commander, US Army Soldier Support Institute. Prior to this current position, Colonel McShane served as an Assistant Director, Military Personnel Policy, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs covering personnel policy for all Reserve Components. His past Active Guard Reserve assignments include the Secretary of the General Staff for the Army National Guard Directorate, Arlington, VA. and the Army National Guard Personnel Coordinator to the US Army Forces Command G1/ Personnel Directorate in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. As a state based Guardsman, Colonel McShane served two years as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel for the Alaska Army National Guard and the 49th Theater Gateway Director.

Before he moved to Alaska, Colonel McShane served in US Embassy, London with the Office of Defense Cooperation and as the Bilateral Affairs Officer, State Partnership Program in US Embassy, Tallinn, Estonia. Colonel McShane’s Army career spans over 33 years and includes enlisted time in the Army Reserve, Active Duty Army platoon leadership in West Germany and command and staff duties in the Army National Guards of four states. Colonel McShane is a member of the Alaska Army National Guard on the Title 10, Active Guard Reserve program.

Colonel McShane has a Bachelors degree in Communications from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire; where he received his commission as an Infantry Officer. He received his Masters degree in Human Resources Development from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Among Colonel McShane’s awards and decorations are: The Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the National Defense Service Medal second award, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, the Overseas Service Ribbon third award, and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. He also received the Combat Action Badge, the Army Staff Badge and Department of Defense Staff Badge. Colonel McShane is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Colonel McShane is married and has one son.

 

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Adjutant General School

Train and develop agile leaders and Soldiers who provide human resources and music support to the force. Develop human resource (HR) concepts, doctrine, training and organizational designs to support an expeditionary Army in war and in peace.

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Provide trained, ready, and agile military and civilian Leaders and develop complementary concepts, doctrine, organization, and material across the spectrum of Financial Management (FM) in support of America's Armed Forces in war and peace.

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Train and educate noncommissioned officers through relevant, objective evaluation to support ARFORGEN; growing adaptive leaders fostered in an environment that facilitates competence, confidence, creativity, and team-building to achieve success in any operating environment.

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Welcome to the Soldier Support Institute Library! Looking for a valuable resource during your attendance SSI? The Library has Battle Analysis material, Historical Field Manuals, and the Commander's professional reading list. Click here to visit the Library.

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"MAUDE LEADERSHIP LECTURE - 13 SEPTEMBER 2016. The United States Army Adjutant General School is again pleased to host the 18th in a continuing series of leadership lectures sponsored by the LTG Timothy J. Maude Foundation. The lecture will be delivered on Tuesday, 13 Sep 16 at 1500 at the Solomon Center, Fort Jackson, SC. The guest speaker will be MG Jason T. Evans, Director, Military Personnel Management, U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1. There will be a reception for Major General Evans sponsored by the Richland County Sheriff's Department at the Solomon Center immediately following the lecture. Please RSVP by 1 September 2016. You may RSVP electronically utilizing the link shown https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=306506&k=0161440C7B51"

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