Brigadier General Maura M. Hennigan, USMC
Brigadier General Hennigan was commissioned through Office’s Candidate Course as a Second Lieutenant, June 1994 after graduating from Mary Washington College and studying abroad in 1993.
Brigadier General Hennigan has had the honor of commanding at various levels. She served as a platoon commander, C Company with 3d Support Battalion, 3d Force Service Support Group and as Headquarters and Services Detachment Commander, with Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 31, III Marine Expeditionary Force; Headquarters and Service Company Commander with 2d Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Commanding Officer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing; and Commanding Officer Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3d Marine Logistics Group.
Brigadier General Hennigan’s staff assignments include: Protocol Officer, III Marine Expeditionary Force; Battalion S-4 at 2d Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Facility S-4 and S-6, Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay; G-4 Operations and Plans Officer, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing; G-4 Maritime Prepositioning Force Officer and G-4 Operations and Plans Officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force; and as the Chief of Staff for 3d Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
In the Supporting Establishment, Brigadier General Hennigan served as a Legislative Liaison for the Office of Legislative Affairs, Headquarters Marine Corps and as the Director, Marine Corps Legislative Liaison Office, United States House of Representatives.
Brigadier General Hennigan’s Joint and Coalition assignments include: G-3 Watch Officer, Marine Forces Europe, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM; Deputy, Plans and Programs Vulnerability Officer, J-3 and Deputy Capabilities and Plans Officer, J-8, United States Pacific Command; and CJ-4, Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command – Afghanistan and in Special Operations Command – Yemen, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.
Brigadier General Hennigan is a graduate of The Basic School, Logistics Officer Course, U.S. Army Combined Logistics Captains’ Career Course, and Marine Corps Command and Staff College. She attended the United States Institute of Peace as a Commandant’s Fellow and studied Women’s Peace and Security. Brigadier General Hennigan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Mary Washington College and a Masters’ Degree of Public Administration and Policy from American University.
Brigadier General Hennigan’s personal decorations include: Legion of Merit (2), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (3), Joint Service Commendation (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2), and a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement.