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Brigadier General Carl C. Danberg

Brigadier General Carl Danberg assumed duties as Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Delaware National Guard, on 21 January 2021. As the Assistant Adjutant General, General Danberg ensures that all assigned units and personnel are fully trained, deployable and equipped for mobilization to support overseas contingency operations or any other homeland defense operation in support of the Nation’s needs and those of the Governor of the State of Delaware.

General Danberg joined the Delaware Army National Guard on direct commissioning in September 1998, as a 1LT.  General Danberg completed the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Basic and JAG Advanced courses at Ft. Lee and Charlottesville, Virginia.  He continued his service in the role of Trial Counsel for the 72nd Troop Command; Detachment Commander, 72nd Troop Command; S-1 of the 722nd, and Trial Counsel at Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ). He served as the Command Judge Advocate for the 261st Theater Tactical Signal Brigade for over a five year time period, where he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2010. General Danberg served as the Staff Judge Advocate for the Delaware National Guard, followed by his service as Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, coordinating activities between both the Army and Air. In addition to his military duties General Danberg sits on the Court of Common Pleas in Wilmington Delaware. He previously served the State as Attorney General and Commissioner of Correction.


Direct Commission.


1986, University of Delaware, Bachelors of Science, Political Science and History, Newark, Delaware

1992, Widener University School of Law, Degree of Law, Juris Doctor, Wilmington, Delaware

2018, US Army War College, Masters of Strategic Studies, Masters of Strategic Studies, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania


2000, Judge Advocate Officers Basic Course, Fort Lee, Virginia

2003, Judge Advocate Officers Advanced Course, Charlottesville, Virginia

2004, Combined Arms and Services Staff School

2009, Intermediate Level Education

2018, United States Army War College, Masters in Strategic Studies, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania


First Lieutenant 29 September 1998

Captain 10 February 2000

Major 12 October 2004

Lieutenant Colonel 26 May 2010

Colonel 20 September 2016

Brigadier General 03 January 2021


1. September 1998- July 2001, Legal Officer, 72nd Troop Command (DET 1 STARC), New Castle, Delaware

2. July 2001 – August 2003, Detachment Commander, 72nd Troop Command (DET 1 STARC), New Castle, Delaware

3. August 2003 – December 2003, Personnel Officer, 72nd Troop Command, Wilmington, Delaware

4. December 2003- July 2004, S-1, 722nd Troop Command, New Castle, Delaware

5. July 2004 – August 2006, Legal Officer, 72nd Troop Command, Wilmington, Delaware

6. August 2006 – August 2008, Staff Judge Advocate, Joint Force Headquarters Delaware (DET 1), Wilmington, Delaware

7. August 2008- February 2010, Judge Advocate General, 72nd Troop Command, Wilmington, Delaware

8. February 2010 – September 2016, Command Judge Advocate, 261ST SC BDE HHC, Smyrna, Delaware

9. September 2016 – January 2021, Staff Judge Advocate (Chief, Joint Staff), Joint Force Headquarters- Delaware, New Castle, Delaware

10. January 2021 – Present, Assistant Adjutant General Army, Joint Force Headquarters- Delaware, New Castle, Delaware


September 2016 – January 2021, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Delaware National Guard, New Castle, Delaware




Army Commendation Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Army Achievement Medal

Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters

National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Gold Hourglass Device

Delaware Medal for Military Merit – Longevity with Numeral 3

Delaware National Defense Service Ribbon with Numeral 2

Delaware Physical Fitness Ribbon with Numeral 12



Judge, appointed by Governor Markell and confirmed by the Delaware State Senate.  Preside over civil, non-jury trails as well as criminal jury and non-jury trials.  Serve as the Civil Judge for the court, responsible for supervising civil operations of the Court in New Castle County and liaison with the bar on all civil matters.  Responsible for criminal cases involving the mentally ill.  Serve on the Domestic Violence Coordinating Counsel.

Nominated for the position of Chief Judge of the Court of Common Pleas by Governor Carney and pending confirmation.


1992 – Delaware State Bar

1993 – Maryland State Bar (inactive status)

1993 – United States District Court for the District of Delaware Bar

1994 - United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Bar

2006 – Supreme Court of the United States Bar

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Delaware Bar Association

Life Member National Guard Association (DE)

Life Member, Signal Corps Association

Member of the Board of Trustees, Mount Aviat Academy