Mr. Roy Wallace Biography

By DCS G-1April 11, 2019

Mr. Roy Wallace
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Mr. Wallace was selected for the Senior Executive Service in December 2004. Since September 2011, he has served as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters, Department of the Army where he is the senior civilian and principal advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1. He is responsible for personnel readiness and well-being of the Army through the development and integration of human resources policies and programs for all three components of the Army (Active, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army reserve) as well as Department of the Army civilian and contract employees. From December 2004 through September 2011, he served as the Director, Plans and Resources, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters, Department of the Army. In this position he was responsible for programming, budgeting, and justifying all military pay (Active, Guard and Reserve), and executing resources for the Active Army Manpower Program, which encompasses the largest appropriation in the Army. Mr. Wallace retired from the Army as a Colonel in 2004 after a distinguished career in the Armor and Finance Corps. He holds masters' degrees from Syracuse University, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Wallace is a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers and a board member of the Association of the United States.



• May 2004 -- Aug 2011: Director, Plans and Resources, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1

• Apr 2004-Dec 2004: Chief, Military Personnel Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Comptroller. Army's lead on Military Personnel Appropriation (MPA), budgeting for a $27 billion annual budget.

• 1978 -- 2004: U.S. Army (Retired at rank of Colonel.)


• MS, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Wash DC

• MA, Business Administration -- Comptrollership, Syracuse University, NY

• BA, Business Administration, University of Arkansas


• Field Artillery Basic Course

• Finance Officer Advanced Course

• Army Comptrollership Program

• Command and General Staff College

• Industrial College of the Armed Forces

• Army Strategic Leadership Development Program


• Distinguished Service Medal, 2004

• Legion of Merit, 1994

• Soldier's Medal, 2001

• Defense Meritorious Service Medal, 2000

• Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, 1988 -- 1996

• Joint Service Commendation Medal, 1985

• Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, 1981, 1984

• Army Achievement Medal, 1984, 1987

• Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, 1997

• Humanitarian Service Medal, 1997

• National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, 1990, 2003

• Armed Forces Reserve Medal, 1988


• American Society of Military Comptrollers

• Board Member, Association of the United States Army

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