Lt. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee
Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics | Class of 2018
Lieutenant General (LTG) Aundre F. Piggee serves at the Pentagon as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics and oversees logistics policies, programs, and plans for the Army of more than 1.1 million soldiers. He manages an $11 billion annual portfolio used to fund the Army’s arsenals and depots, maintain equipment, and acquire supplies to ensure the Army is ready to fight any mission throughout the world.
LTG Piggee is a native of Stamps, Arkansas. His father, Roland Piggee, was a 1951 graduate of Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, & Normal College (AM&N, now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) and became a high school principal; and his mother, Maxine (Owens) Piggee, was employed at the Lone State Ammunition Depot in Texarkana. Young Piggee commissioned into the United States Army in 1981 from UAPB where he graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He has a Master of Science degree in Material Acquisition Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Military Strategy from the Army War College. LTG Piggee also received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Doctor of Laws from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
His military education includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, the Ordnance Officer Advance Course, Combined Arms Staff Services School, the Logistics Executive Development Course, the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.
In his 37-year military career, LTG Piggee has commanded thousands of soldiers; deployed to Kuwait, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia; and held key staff positions at the Army’s highest levels. Prior to coming to the Pentagon, LTG Piggee was Director of Logistics and Engineering, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Base, Florida, responsible for logistics and engineering efforts in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. He spearheaded initiatives to build partner capacity in Iraq and to train and equip missions in Syria and Afghanistan.
Other significant assignments include: Commanding General, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Assistant Chief of Staff, J4 and Combined Forces Command, C4, United States Forces Korea, Seoul, South Korea; and Executive Officer to the Vice Chief of Staff, Army, the Pentagon. LTG Piggee also served as Executive Officer to the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army and as an Inspector General Representative for the Department of Defense Inspector General.
LTG Piggee’s awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal (two times awarded the Oak Leaf Cluster--2 OLC), Legion of Merit (2 OLC), the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC). He is authorized to wear the Department of Defense and Army Staff Identification Badges.
Lieutenant General Piggee is married to the former Kassi Gideon, a college professor, of Killeen, Texas; and they reside in Washington, D.C. The couple has one daughter, Alexis, who is a recent graduate of Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. LTG Piggee has three siblings, Rozlyn Piggee Clayborn, Edgar Piggee, and Carlos Piggee.