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James Rainey

Army Futures Command

General James Rainey – Commander, Army Futures Command (AFC). Headquartered in Austin, Texas, AFC is the Army’s newest major command, responsible for transforming the Army to ensure war winning future readiness, employing 30,000 soldiers and civilians at 128 locations worldwide. In his previous position, General Rainey served at the Pentagon, where he oversaw the Army’s operations and plans.

General Rainey commissioned as an infantry lieutenant upon graduation from Eastern Kentucky University in 1987. He has commanded at every level from platoon to division and has served in numerous combat deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned a master’s degree in advanced military arts and science from the School of Advanced Military Studies and another in Public Administration from Troy University. He also completed a Senior Service Fellowship at the University of Denver’s Korbel School of International Relations. General Rainey has been happily married to his wife, Tracy, for over 36 years. They have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and a grandson.

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