The recent promotions of two South Carolina State University alumni in the U.S. Army brings to 19 the number of generals who have graduated from S.C. State — 15 through the Army ROTC program.
The promotion of Col. Kenneth D. Hubbard to brigadier general was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25.
In addition, Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford was recently confirmed for second star and major general.
Hubbard serves as director of the Operations and Support Division Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (financial management and comptroller) at the Pentagon.
He is the son of Orangeburg natives retired Col. Jerry and the late Miriam (Brailey) Hubbard.
Hubbard is a 1986 graduate of the South Carolina State Army ROTC Program. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Syracuse University and a master’s in national resource strategy from the National Defense University. His military education includes the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the U.S. Air Command and Staff College.