Dr. Irving A. Taylor Jr.
Dr. Taylor assumed responsibilities as the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Yongsan-Casey Deputy to the Garrison Commander in January 2021. He serves as the commander's principal civilian executive and advisor on all matters relating to installation management and operations. He also exercises responsibility for providing base operations support for 13,500 Service Members, Civilians, and Families at 12 camps, nine remote sites, and six training areas for IMCOM’s most forward deployed garrison.
Dr. Taylor is originally from New York City. He retired from the Air Force (AF) as a Meteorological Technician and served in a variety of AF and Army assignments, including a deployment with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in support of Operation Desert Storm.
Army Civilian Career Chronology:
o Management Analyst, Directorate of Resource Management, USAG Humphreys
o Management and Program Analyst, Plans, Analysis and Integration Office (PAIO), USAG Humphreys
o Management Analyst, G5 Plans Division, IMCOM Korea Region
o Lead Management and Program Analyst, PAIO, USAG Humphreys
o Lead Management Analyst, Forward Support Team, IMCOM Southeast Region and G3/5/7, IMCOM
o 3/5/7 Director (Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security/PAIO), USAG Japan
o Acting Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAGs Japan and Okinawa
o Chief of PAIO, USAG Fort Bragg
o Deputy to the Garrison Commander, Army Support Activity, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras
o Doctorate in Business Administration, California Intercontinental University
o Master’s degree in Strategic Studies, Army War College
o Master’s degree in Management, Troy State University
o Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, University of Maryland
Dr. Taylor’s education also includes the Office of Personnel Management Pacific Leadership Academy, Garrison Pre-command Course, Garrison Leader Immersion Course, and Civilian Education System (CES) courses.
Besides numerous military awards, Dr. Taylor’s civilian accolades consist of a Superior Award for Civilian Service, Commander’s Awards for Civilian Service, and Achievement Awards. His certificates include Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management.