Belmont University Adjunct Professor of Business Law Kurt Winstead was recently promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the Tennessee Army National Guard. The promotion took place on March 4 at a ceremony held at the Hall of Flags in Nashville.
Winstead has served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) branch of the Tennessee Army National Guard since 1990. He was deployed overseas for Operation Iraqi Freedom III in 2005, for which he earned the Meritorious Service Medal as a Senior Judge Advocate. He graduated from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 2010 with a Master of Strategic Studies and received the Citizen of the Year Award from The Not Alone America’s Future Series Nashville in 2012 for his service in the Tennessee National Guard.
Aside from his work as an adjunct professor at Belmont, Winstead is a partner for Rudy Winstead Turner PLLC attorney’s office and serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tenn. He is also a member of the both the Nashville Business Forum and the National Guard Association.
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