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Brig. Gen. Keith W. Corbett

Brig. Gen. Keith W. Corbett was the assistant adjutant general for the South Dakota Army National Guard. As the assistant adjutant general, his responsibilities included readiness of the South Dakota Army National Guard's troops for training and mobilization exercises.

Corbett began his military service in 1976 with his commission from Air Force ROTC, South Dakota State University. Corbett became a transportation officer in the South Dakota Army National Guard on Dec. 28, 1983. He has held numerous command positions with the HHD, 139th, Transportation Battalion, 1742nd Transportation Company, 665th Maintenance Company and was battalion commander of the 88th Troop Command. One of his most recent assignments was deputy commander joint force headquarters.

Corbett holds a degree in chemistry, a master's degree in adult education and high education administration plus an education doctorate in leadership. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College.

He served as the professor of military science at South Dakota State University from April 1999 to June 2002. He is currently the dean of University College at SDSU.