Mark A. Bellini
49th Quartermaster General
August 2005 - October 2007
A native of
, Brigadier General Mark Bellini was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the
regular Army in 1979 following graduation from Edinboro University of
Pennsylvania where he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Brigadier General Bellini’s first assignment was platoon
leader, 40th Supply and Services Company, 43d Corps Support Group,
. Following that he was assigned as the Battalion S-4 and Property Book Officer
for the 52d Combat Engineer Battalion (Heavy). His next three duty positions
, following graduation from the Quartermaster Officers Advanced Course. These
assignments included Action Officer, Office of the Quartermaster General;
Commander, Company P, 262d Quartermaster Battalion, and Aide-de-Camp to the 39th
Quartermaster General of the US Army.
Brigadier General Bellini transferred to
Germany and served in the 3d Armored Division, 54th Forward Support Battalion,
Friedberg, Germany, where he commanded Company A and Headquarters Detachment,
and later served as the Battalion Support Operations Officer.
Brigadier General Bellini spent the next two years at the
Command and General Staff College,
while attending the Command and General Staff Officers’ Course and the
Advanced Military Studies Program,
Advanced Military Studies
After his studies, he served as a G-3 War Plans Officer for
the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized),
, followed by a deployment to
as Battalion Executive Officer, 68th Corps Support Battalion. His next
assignment was in
, at Headquarters, Allied Forces Southern Europe as Chief of the Plans,
Logistics Division/CJ4. During this assignment, BG Bellini deployed to the
as Chief of Plans, CJ4 of NATO’s Peace Implementation Force (IFOR).
Brigadier General Bellini then commanded the 27th Main
Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division,
. Following command, he attended the
. After graduation he joined the staff and faculty as Director, Military
Strategy in the Department of National Security and Strategy.
Brigadier General Bellini then served as the Commander of
the 1st Infantry Division Support Command (DISCOM),
; while there, he deployed to
in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the Army Forces Turkey G-4.
He then was assigned to the US Army Materiel Command as the Deputy Chief
of Staff. His last assignment
was as Deputy Commanding General, 21st Theater Support Command.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree, Brigadier General
Bellini holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, a master’s
degree in Military Arts and Science (Theater Operations), and a master’s
degree in Strategic Studies. He has
also attended the German Military’s Higher Command and Staff Seminar at the
Fuhrungs Academy, Hamburg, Germany.
His awards and decorations, among others,
include the Legion of Merit (with oak leaf cluster), Bronze Star Medal, Defense
Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with five oak leaf
clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal (with oak leaf cluster), Army
Commendation Medal (with oak leaf cluster).
General Mark A. Bellini became the Commanding General of the United States
Army Quartermaster Center and School and the 49th Quartermaster General of the Army
from 11 August 2005 to 26 October 2007.
General Bellini was inducted as
Distinguished Member of the
Quartermaster Regiment in 2005.