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Eugene L. Stillions, Jr.

Major General

Vice President, NISH Inc.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee on 21 October 1934, General Stillions graduated from Earle High School, Earle, Arkansas in 1952 and entered Arkansas State. While attending college and ROTC training, he helped activate and served in the National Guard battalion located in Jonesboro. In 1956 he graduated with a BS in Agriculture Education and was discharged from the Guard as a Sergeant First Class to receive his Regular Army Commission in the Quartermaster Corps. During his three decades of commissioned service General Stillions served in Army combat divisions and corps and army units in the United States, Germany, Vietnam, and Korea. His service included almost 14 years as a commander at company, battalion, brigade, depot and general officer levels. He was Commanding General (CG), 3d Support Command, V Corps; CG, U.S. Army Troop Support Agency; CG, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center/Commandant Quartermaster School and the 38th Quartermaster General of the Army. His awards and decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal (2 awards), the Legion of Merit (3 awards), the Bronze Star Medal and the Air Medal. In 1994 he was inducted into the Quartermaster Hall of Fame. After retirement in 1988 Major General Stillions served first as a Regional Director and then Vice President for the National Industry for the Severely Handicapped, Inc.