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Brigadier General Mike A. Canzoneri

Assistant Adjutant General – Army and Commander


Brigadier General Mike Canzoneri is the Assistant Adjutant General – Army and the Commander of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG). He commands nearly 10,000 Soldiers and exercises management authority over all FLARNG programs.

General Canzoneri has served in a variety of command and staff positions with the FLARNG. Prior to assuming this position, he was the Chief of Staff for the FLARNG, where he served as the principal executive assistant and advisor to the Adjutant General and exercised executive management authority in planning, developing, executing and controlling all FLARNG programs. Immediately before that, he commanded the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which supports federal warfighting missions as well as Florida’s response to natural disasters and civil disturbances.

General Canzoneri is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, having served in Baghdad as the Executive Officer for the 3-124th Infantry Battalion from January 2003 to February 2004. He also led Operation Inspired Gambit in Pakistan as the commander of the 1-153rd Cavalry Squadron in 2008.

General Canzoneri received the U.S. Army’s Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award in 1995. This award recognizes company grade officers who demonstrate the ideals for which General MacArthur stood - duty, honor, country. The award promotes and sustains effective junior officer leadership in the Army.

General Canzoneri earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida State University and is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.

General Canzoneri’ s awards include the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Hourglass Device and Mobilization, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal with bronze service star, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon w/numeral 3 device, Army Service Ribbon, and The Order of St. Maurice.