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LTC Raymond Kimball

Academy Professor
US Army

Contact Information:
Office Location: TH 500
Phone: 845.938.0865

Lieutenant Colonel Raymond A. Kimball is a native of Reading, Pennsylvania, and was commissioned as an Army Aviator through the United States Military Academy in 1995. While assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, he served as an aeroscout platoon leader and battalion S4. He commanded F Troop (Aviation Unit Maintenance), 3-7 Cavalry, stationed in Fort Stewart, GA, from 2001-2003, including OIF1. He previously taught in the USMA Department of History from 2005 to 2009. During his final eighteen months at USMA, he served concurrently as the first Operations Officer for the Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning (CALDOL). In February of 2009, he joined the White House staff, serving for two and a half years as the Executive Assistant and Chief of Staff, European Affairs Directorate, National Security Staff. He then served a year in Afghanistan as part of the Commander, International Security Assistance Force, Initiatives Group advising the four-star commander of NATO and US forces about strategic issues concerning the NATO alliance, bilateral partners, and US policy development. In 2015, he served for a year as the Military Assistant to the Commanding General and Center for Army Lessons Learned Liaison Officer in Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Djibouti. In June of 2016, he assumed duties as the Director of CALDOL and as an Academy Professor of Leader Development and Organizational Learning. He earned both the Department of History Excellence in Teaching Award and USMA Apgar Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007.