Brig. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, deputy chief of staff for staff operations at the U.S. Army Medical Command, has been named commanding general of the military branch’s Regional Health Command-Atlantic, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.
He previously served as director of healthcare operations at the Office of the Surgeon General and commander of the 30th Medical Brigade in Germany before he joined MEDCOM’s G-3/5/7 office in 2015.
Dingle also held various roles within the 75th Forward Support Battalion, 194th Separate Armored Brigade, McDonald Army Community Hospital, Medical Company and Medical Hold Detachment, 3rd Forward Support Battalion and the Division Medical Operations Center.
His previous assignments also include service at the 44th Medical Command, 18th Abn Corps, Combined Joint Task Force -180, 261st Area Support Medical Battalion, 18th Airborne Corps Surgeon’s Office and the 261st Multifunctional Medical Battalion.
The brigadier general is a recipient of awards such as Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Humanitarian Service Medal and the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Dingle holds master’s degrees in administration, national security strategy and military arts and science from the Central Michigan University, School of Advanced Military Studies and National War College, respectively.