Major General Lori L. Robinson

MG Lori L. Robinson

80th Commandant, U.S. Corps of Cadets


Major General Lori L. Robinson is a native of Paterson, New Jersey and received her commission as an aviation officer from the United States Military Academy in 1994. She has served in command and staff positions in the United States, Republic of Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan. 

Her tours of duty with tactical units include: 17th Aviation Brigade; 18th Aviation Brigade; 25th Combat Aviation Brigade; 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade; 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division; 10th Mountain Division HQ (Baghdad, Iraq); and U.S. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force. 

Her commands include: 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii (Kandahar, Afghanistan) and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Carson, Colorado (Bagram, Afghanistan). 

She has enjoyed several broadening assignments to include: Department of Military Instruction at West Point, Assistant Chief of Staff of NATO Resolute Support Mission, Afghanistan and Executive Officer to the Commander, Resolute Support and United States Forces Afghanistan. 

Robinson has served twice at the national level in the Pentagon fulfilling duties as the Deputy Director of Army Aviation, HQDA G-3/5/7 and the Deputy Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&E), HQDA G8. 

At more senior levels, she has served as the Deputy Commanding General (Support) for both the 10th Mountain Division and 2nd Infantry Division (Combined). 

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace) from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. 

Robinson is married to retired Col. Tom Robinson who served as a U.S. Army Field Artillery officer for 26 years.