Gen. Paul Funk II graduated from Montana State University where he completed the Army ROTC Program and commissioned as an Armor Officer in 1982.
The current Commanding General of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command has shown leadership excellence as he has held command at every level from Company through Corps.
Funk’s combat and operational experience include six deployments in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve.
Funk holds a Bachelors of Arts in speech communications from Montana State University and a Masters of Science in administration from Central Michigan University. He is a graduate of the Armor Basic Officer Leaders and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, and completed his Senior Service College as a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Texas at Austin.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with combat device, Distinguished Service Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster and Defense Superior Service Medal among several others.
About the Army ROTC Hall of Fame
The ROTC Hall of Fame was established in 2016 as part of the ROTC Centennial celebration. The first class (2016) inducted 326 former ROTC Cadets who had distinguished themselves in their military or civilian career.
The Hall of Fame honors graduates of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps who have distinguished themselves in military or civilian pursuits. It provides a prestigious and tangible means of recognizing and honoring Army ROTC Alumni who have made lasting, significant contributions to the Nation, the Army and the history and traditions of the Army ROTC Program.
Read more about the 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees.