NEWS | Nov. 6, 2020

The Adjutant General of Colorado promotes Colorado Guardsman to brigadier general

By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs CONG, TAG

FOR RELEASE: Friday, Nov. 6, 2020

CONTACT: Colorado National Guard Public Affairs, 720-250-1053,

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan will promote U.S. Army Brig. Gen. select Robert Davis in a ceremony outdoors at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial, Colorado, Nov. 7, 2020, at 3:00 p.m.

The official ceremony will include the firing of a ceremonial cannon.

Davis is a Colorado Guardsman serving as the assistant deputy chief of staff, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, for U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

He previously served as the Colorado Army National Guard land component commander and was assigned the rank of brigadier general Oct. 26, 2020.

“Brigadier General Robert Davis continues our proud tradition of exemplary leadership in the Colorado National Guard,” The Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan said.  “His 28 years of selfless military service, discipline and professionalism are a credit to our great state.”

In accordance with Colorado’s public health order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a small, socially-distanced group of CONG leaders and invited guests will observe the ceremony which will be broadcast live via Facebook,, and YouTube,

Davis was commissioned in 1992 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Norwich University, Vermont. Upon commissioning, he served two years in the Rhode Island Army National Guard before transferring to the Colorado Army National Guard in 1995.

His service in the Colorado National Guard includes command of the 169th Field Artillery Brigade while deployed in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Spartan Shield.

His numerous awards and decorations include the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. 

Davis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from Norwich University, a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University, and a Master of Arts in National Strategy and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College