Brig. Gen. Leodis Jennings
BSMaterials Science and Engineering, 1983
Brigadier General Jennings received his Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Engineering with a concentration in Metallurgy from NC State in 1983 and was commissioned an Armor officer in the Army National Guard of the United States. He is a consummate and experienced leader and force manager whose guidance was sought at all levels of leadership throughout the Army, the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Department of Defense and Congress. BG (ret) Jennings last assignment was as the Military Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8; Headquarters, Department of the Army. Paramount amongst his duties was ensuring a balanced resourcing and equipping strategy across all three Active Army components while adjudicating flag level overseas contingency operations involving deployed and/or deploying forces. In this capacity he managed more than $650B in resources and equipment. In 1984 he received a MA in International Business from Webster University; in 1996 a Master of Military Art and Science from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and in 2002 a MS in Strategic Studies from the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. BG (ret) Jennings hails from High Point, NC.