Brig. Gen. Mike Lundy was commissioned as an Aviation second lieutenant in 1987 from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. After completing the Aviation Officers Basic Course, Basic Rotary Wing Training and the OH-58D transition, he was assigned to Task Force 23, 3rd Infantry Division in Giebelstadt, Germany, where he served as a company executive officer and target acquisition and reconnaissance platoon leader. In 1990, his platoon was attached to 4th Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, and deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Following Desert Storm, he was reassigned to the Combined Battalion Task Force, 3rd Infantry Division, and deployed to Northern Iraq as the task force executive officer in support of Operation Provide Comfort.
In 1991, Lundy attended the Armor Officer Advanced Course and Cavalry Leaders Course at Fort Knox, Ky. He was then assigned to 4th Squadron, 17th Cavalry, at Fort Bragg, N.C., where he served as an assistant S3, squadron S4 and later commanded A Troop, 4-17th Cavalry and N Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. During his troop command, he deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force 120, conducting Maritime Interdiction Operations in the coastal waters of Haiti during Operation Support Democracy. In 1995, Lundy was reassigned to the Eagle Team, Operations Group, National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. At the NTC, he served as an attack and cavalry troop observer controller and battalion/squadron S3 observer controller.
Following his tour at Fort Irwin, Lundy attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., in 1998. He was then assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y., as the 1-10 Attack Battalion executive officer and deployed to Bosnia in support of Stabilization Force 6. After returning from Bosnia, he served as the 10th Aviation Brigade S3 and brigade executive officer. In November 2001, he deployed to Afghanistan as the deputy CJ3 and chief of operations for CJTF Mountain in support of Operation Enduring Freedom I. Upon redeployment in August 2002, he was reassigned as the 10th Aviation brigade executive officer.
From June 2003 to June 2005, Lundy commanded 1st Battalion (Attack), 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division and deployed the battalion to Baghdad, Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom II in support of the 1st Armored Division and the 1st Cavalry Division. Following battalion command, he was reassigned to Fort Polk, La., and served as the operations group senior aviation observer controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center.
In June 2006, Lundy attended the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., where he earned a Master of Science in strategic studies. In January 2008, Lundy assumed command of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, and deployed the brigade to Northern Iraq from September 2009 to August 2010 in support of Task Force Lightning and Task Force Marne. Following command he served as the 25th Infantry Division Deputy Commander (Rear) from October 2010 to June 2011.
In July 2011, Lundy was reassigned to Fort Bliss, Texas, and served as the deputy commanding general (support) for 1st Armored Division. In July 2012, he arrived at Fort Leavenworth to become Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center-Training. Lundy’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal (2 Valor Devices and the Numeral 4), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Humanitarian Service Medal, NATO Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Medal with three Battle Stars,, Iraq Campaign Medal with three Battle Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Master Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Combat Action Badge, and the Ranger Tab.
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