David E. Quantock
Major General
Major General
Major general or major-general is a military rank used in many countries. It is derived from the older rank of sergeant major general. A major general is a high-ranking officer, normally subordinate to the rank of lieutenant general and senior to the ranks of brigadier and brigadier general...

 David E. Quantock is the United States Army Provost Marshal General
United States Army Provost Marshal General
The Provost Marshal General is a United States Army staff position that handles investigations and incarcerations of U.S. Army personnel. It is the senior-most Provost Marshal position in the U.S. Army, reporting to the Chief of Staff of the United States Army. The position brings all aspects of...

 and Commander of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command.

Abu Ghraib

After the Abu Ghraib
Abu Ghraib
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 incident, in early 2004, then Colonel Quantock was called in commanding the 16th Military Police Brigade to relieve the 800th Military Police Brigade. Colonel Quantock relieved BG Janis Karpinski
Janis Karpinski
Janis Leigh Karpinski is a central figure in the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal.Karpinski retired as a colonel in the US Army Reserve. She was demoted from Brigadier General in the aftermath of the Abu Ghraib scandal for dereliction of duty, making a material misrepresentation to...

 on 14 January 2004, and given responsibility to break down and rebuild the Abu Ghraib prison during the sensitive media frenzy that followed the revelations of abuse by members of the 800th.


Quantock graduated from Norwich University
Norwich University
Norwich University is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont . The university was founded in 1819 at Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy. It is the oldest of six Senior Military Colleges, and is recognized by the United States Department of...

 with a Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science
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 degree in criminal justice
Criminal justice
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 in 1980. He holds a Master of Science
Master of Science
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 degree in computer science
Computer science
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 from the Naval Postgraduate School
Naval Postgraduate School
The Naval Postgraduate School is an accredited research university operated by the United States Navy. Located in Monterey, California, it grants master's degrees, Engineer's degrees and doctoral degrees...

, a Master of Public Administration
Master of Public Administration
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 degree from Troy State University, and a Master of Science in strategic studies
Strategic studies
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 from the United States Army War College.


Quantock began his Army career as a Military Police Officer with various leadership assignments including Commander of 504th Military Police Battalion, Commander of the 16th Military Police Brigade, and Commandant, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

His deployments include Operation Island Breeze
Invasion of Grenada
The Invasion of Grenada, codenamed Operation Urgent Fury, was a 1983 United States-led invasion of Grenada, a Caribbean island nation with a population of about 100,000 located north of Venezuela. Triggered by a military coup which had ousted a four-year revolutionary government, the invasion...

Grenada is an island country and Commonwealth Realm consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea...

), Operation Uphold Democracy
Operation Uphold Democracy
Operation Uphold Democracy was an intervention designed to remove the military regime installed by the 1991 Haitian coup d'état that overthrew the elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide...

 and Operation Restore Democracy (Haiti
Haiti , officially the Republic of Haiti , is a Caribbean country. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Ayiti was the indigenous Taíno or Amerindian name for the island...

), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq
Iraq ; officially the Republic of Iraq is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert....


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