Brigadier General Tommy H. Baker is the Assistant Adjutant General-Army, Tennessee National Guard. He assists the Adjutant General with the responsibility for the training and supervision of 13,000 Soldiers and Airmen in the Tennessee National Guard.
Brig. Gen. Baker has served as a Cavalry and Armor Officer, Maintenance and Logistics Officer and in various command and staff assignments within the Tennessee Army National Guard. Most recently, Brig. Gen. Baker served as the J-4 for Joint Force Headquarters-Tennessee. As the J-4, Brig. Gen. Baker was responsible for the Logistics and Maintenance operations for the Tennessee Army and Air National Guard.
Brig. Gen. Baker was commissioned in 1985 from Tennessee Military Academy and is a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee-Martin with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration. He received his Masters Degree in Business Administration Military Management from Touro University, and is a 2011 graduate of the United States Army War College with a Masters in Strategic Studies.
He deployed to Kuwait in 2004 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom III serving as the Theater Combat Service Support Automation Management Officer, and again in 2008 as the Commander of the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion at Q-West, Iraq.
His awards include the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Combat Action Badge.