|Maj. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland|
Vice Director for Intelligence, J2
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Charles Cleveland, Deputy Director, Joint Staff
Intelligence (J2), poses for a command portrait in the Army portrait
studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Sept. 19, 2018.
(U.S. Army photo by Monica King)
Major General Charles H. Cleveland, U.S. Army, assumed the duties as the
Vice Director for Intelligence, Joint Staff, the Pentagon in August 2017.
He assists the Director for Intelligence in leading a team of
professionals providing crisis and current intelligence in support of the
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Combatant Commands, and the office of the
Secretary of Defense.
Cleveland was commissioned in 1989 as a Military Intelligence Officer
after graduating from Furman University. Since then, he has served in a
variety of conventional and special operations units including the 82nd
Airborne Division, the 75th Ranger Regiment, the U.S. Army Office of
Military Support, and the Joint Special Operations Command. He commanded
as a Captain, a Major, a Lieutenant Colonel, and a Colonel and held staff
positions in both tactical and strategic assignments. Prior to assuming
his current duties, Cleveland served as the Deputy Chief of Staff,
Communications, for Operation Resolute Support in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Having deployed on multiple operational tours, Cleveland's awards and
decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Ranger Tab.
(Current as of August 2018)
He is married to Allison and has two children.