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Hale promoted to Brigadier General

FAYETTEVILLE – Colonel Anthony R. Hale, Director of Intelligence for Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General during a March 26 ceremony at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville.

Lieutenant General Scott Miller, Commander, Joint Special Operations Command, officiated the event that was attended by family, friends, and former colleagues.  General (Retired) George W. Casey, 36th Chief of Staff Army, presided over the ceremony.

Brigadier General
Anthony R. Hale

Hale will become the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence for the NATO Resolute Support Mission and Deputy Director for Intelligence for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.

A native of Aulander and a graduate of North Carolina State University, Hale previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence at United States Army Forces Command, Ft. Bragg. He also commanded the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade at Ft. Meade, MD and the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion at Ft. Bragg.   

Operational deployments include: Operation Joint Endeavor and Joint Forge (Bosnia); Operation Joint Guardian (Kosovo); Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan); and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Hale is the grandson of the late Thomas and Margaret Hale of Aulander and the late Robert and Geraldine Brantley of Center Grove. He is the son of Tommy and Liz Hale of Aulander.

He is married to the former Stacey Renee Tayloe of Ahoskie.