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Major General Anthony C. Funkhouser graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1985 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers.

His assignments include serving as Commandant, United States Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Commander, Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, Oregon; Chief, Joint Capabilities Division (J8) on the Joint Staff, Washington D.C; Commander, Afghanistan Engineer District-South (Operation Enduring Freedom); Commander, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dallas, Texas; Commander, Tulsa Engineer District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

His combat and operational positions of leadership include service as Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Battalion Logistics Officer, 317th Engineer Battalion (Corps), Eschborn, Germany; Assistant Operations Officer and Assistant Brigade Engineer, 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division; Assistant Division Engineer, 1st Cavalry Division (Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm); Commander, D Company and B Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Operation Intrinsic Action), Fort Hood and Kuwait; Small Group Leader, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood and Observer/Controller, Fort Irwin, California; Regimental Engineer, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, California; Executive Assistant to the Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood; Battalion Executive Officer, 91st Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of Doctrine, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and Commander, 5th Engineer Battalion (Corps) (Operation Iraqi Freedom I).

Major General Funkhouser earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy and holds a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Missouri-Rolla, and a master's of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Advanced Military Studies Program, and the U.S. Army War College. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device and oak leaf cluster, six awards of the Meritorious Service Medal, six awards of the Army Commendation Medal, five awards of the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and the Joint Staff Identification Badge. He has also been awarded the Silver de Fleury and the Order of Saint Barbara Medallions.

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