U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Giovanni K. Tuck is the commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, a primary level field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, VA. As commander, he is responsible for a $21 billion budget and for providing the Department of Defense and governmental agencies with comprehensive energy solutions directly supporting combatant commanders and their operations.
Previously, General Tuck served as Commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia. This composite wing included strike; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; mobility; aeromedical evacuation; and command and control assets in support of operations New Dawn, Enduring Freedom, and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa.
General Tuck graduated from Texas State University in 1987 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He earned a master of arts in international relations from Webster University (1995), a master of arts in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College (2000), and a master of science in national security strategy from the National War College (2007). In 2011, he served as a senior executive fellow with the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
His many awards and honors include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with oak leaf cluster, Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Meritorious Unit Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" device Air Force Organizational, Excellence Award Combat Readiness Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and Southwest Asia Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars and Kuwaiti Liberation Medal.