MG (Ret.) Lawrence W. Brock III

Major General (Ret.) Wayne Brock III retired from the US Army in August of 2016 after 36 years of military service. His most recent assignment was Commanding General of the 311th Signal Command (Theater) from 2014—2016. His command covered all facets of Army communications within the Pacific Region, comprised of the 1st and 516th Signal Brigades, while also serving as the US Army Pacific (USARPAC) Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6.

In addition to his Pacific Command, for much of MG (Ret.) Brock’s career he served in command billets to include Commanding General of the 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, GA, responsible for executing the command’s dual mission: providing critical chemical, communications and information services in support of forces in Southwest Asia, as well as Home- land Defense operations as directed by the U.S. Army Reserve Command. He was Commanding General of the 335th Signal Forward (Kuwait) supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn while dual hatted as the Army Central Command (ARCENT) G6. In addition, further General Officer level commands were the 359th Signal Command at Ft Gordon GA. MG (Ret.) Brock also served overseas as Director of Communications CJ6, Headquarters, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom and Director of Signal Integration, ACSE-A, Operation Enduring Freedom and ARCENT Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6.

MG (Ret.) Brock is a graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration. His military education includes completion of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, and National Defense University.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit (one oak leaf cluster), Bronze Star Medal (one oak leaf cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (two Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal (two Oak Leaf Clusters).

MG (Ret.) Brock is married to the former Melinda Jackson and has two children, Lance and Katherine plus three granddaughters.