Brigadier General M. Todd HuntAdjutant General, North Carolina National Guard

Gen. Todd Hunt in dress uniform in front of US/NCNG flags

Brigadier General M. Todd Hunt assumed his duties as the adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard Dec. 1, 2019. As adjutant general, Hunt commands nearly 12,000 citizen soldiers and airmen of the North Carolina Army and Air National Guard, and is the governor's principal advisor on military affairs.

General Hunt received his commission in 1987 through the Reserve Officer Training Program at East Carolina University. His previous assignments include two mobilizations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as detachment commander, then executive officer of the 1st Battalion, 130th Aviation Regiment. Most recently, General Hunt has served as the Land Component Commander of the North Carolina National Guard since September 2017 and the Deputy Commanding General of the Army National Guard-US Army Aviation Center of Excellence in Fort Rucker, Alabama. 

General Hunt received a Bachelor of Science in geology from East Carolina University in 1987, Masters of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Assignments:

  • Sep 17 - Present    Commander, Land Component Command, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina; dual-hatted, Sep 18 - Present, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard-United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama, Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Sep 16 - Sep 17    Director, Joint Staff - (NC), Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Sep 13 - Feb 16    Vice Chief of Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Jul 12 - Aug 13    J3, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • May 10 - Jun 12    Commander, 449th Theater Aviation Brigade, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Sep 08 - Apr 10    Commander, 2nd BN, 130th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Mar 07 - Aug 08    Commander, 1st BN 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Dec 04 - Feb 07    Branch Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Jul 04 - Nov 04    Executive Officer, 1st BN 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Jan 03 - Jun 04    Executive Officer, 1st BN 130th Aviation Regiment, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan
  • Sep 01 - Dec 02    Executive Officer, 1st BN 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Sep 99 - Aug 01    S-3, 1st BN 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • May 99 - Aug 99    Platoon Leader, Co E (-) 130th Aviation Battalion, Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Mar 99 - Apr 99    Detachment Commander, Co E (-) 130th Aviation BN, Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Aug 98 - Mar 99    Detachment Commander, Co E (-) 130th Aviation Battalion, Kuwait
  • Apr 98 - Aug 98    Platoon Leader, Co E (-) 130th Aviation Battalion, Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Feb 96 - Mar 98    Commander, Co B (-) 1st BN, 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Nov 94 - Jan 96    Assistant S3, 1st BN, 130th Aviation Regiment, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Jul 91 - Oct 94    Platoon Leader, Co B (-) 1st BN, 130th Aviation Regt, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Oct 87 - Jun 91    Liaison Officer, 449th Aviation Group, Kinston, North Carolina

Awards and Decorations:

Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass, M Device, and Numeral 2)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
NCNG Commendation Medal (with Bronze Hornet Nest)
NCNG State Duty Medal (with Numeral 6)
NCNG Service Award (with Gold Hornet Nest)
NCNG Meritorious Unit Citation
Master Army Aviator badge
Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge

Effective Dates of Promotion:

Second Lieutenant 30 September 1987
First Lieutenant 29 September 1990
Captain 1 November 1994
Major 5 February 2000
Lieutenant Colonel 10 March 2005
Colonel 28 May 2010
Brigadier General 1 October 2016
Major General  December 2019