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Command Group


Commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Colonel David S. Doyle

 

COL David S. Doyle graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1993 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Infantry.

His first assignment was with 2d Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment at Fort Campbell, KY, where he served as a Platoon Leader, Battalion Logistics Officer and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer.

COL Doyle was assigned to the 3d Ranger Battalion in 2000, where he served as the Battalion Civil Affairs Officer, Battalion Air Operations Officer, and Bravo Company Commander.

Following command, he attended Command and General Staff College (CGSC) then returned to 3d Ranger Battalion to serve as the Liaison Officer, Operations Officer, and Executive Officer.

He completed the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. in 2009 prior to his assignment to the Joint Staff, in the Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell, at the Pentagon.

In 2010, COL Doyle took command of the 2d Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, and deployed the Battalion in support of Operation Unified Response in Port au Prince, Haiti, and in support of Operation New Dawn.

After command he attended and graduated from the National War College in Washington, DC, earning recognition as a Distinguished Graduate. He recently completed an assignment as the Director of Operations (CJ3) for the NATO Special Operations Component Command – Afghanistan/Special Operations Joint Task Force - Afghanistan, serving in Kabul, Afghanistan.

His awards include the Silver Star Medal, the Bronze Star Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

COL Doyle also earned the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with arrowhead device, two Joint Meritorious Unit Awards, the Valorous Unit Award, the Afghan Campaign Ribbon with 4 service stars, the Iraq Campaign Ribbon with 6 service stars, the Humanitarian Assistance Award, the Armed Forces Services Medal and the NATO Medal. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Expert Infantryman's Badge, the Air Assault Badge, Master Parachutist Badge with Bronze Service Star, Canadian Parachutist Badge, and the Ranger Tab.

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Command Sergeant Major of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Command Sergeant Major Roger D. Parker 

CSM Roger Parker graduated Infantry one station unit training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Georgia.  His first duty assignment was 2/9 Infantry out of Fort Ord, California where he served as a Grenadier, Team Leader, and Mortar Squad Leader. 

He then was reassigned to the 4th Ranger Training Brigade in Fort Benning Georgia as a Squad Leader and Instructor.  Thereafter he changed stations to Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he served with the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment as a Squad Leader and Platoon Sergeant.  After three years he was sent to Fort Polk, Louisiana to serve as an Observer and Controller and Platoon Sergeant in the 1/509th.  After his service in Fort Polk he was reassigned back to Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a First Sergeant in the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment where he deployed to Iraq.  After serving as a First Sergeant for three years he was sent to the 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division to serve as the Brigade Operations Sergeant Major and again deployed to Iraq.

He was then sent to the 82nd Airborne Division to serve as the G3 Operations Sergeant Major.   He was reassigned to Fort Benning, Georgia and where he served as the OSUT, Command Sergeant Major.  CSM Parker most recently served as the 3rd Battalion, 15 Infantry Regiment Command Sergeant Major at Ft. Stewart, Georgia from February 27, 2012 to May 16, 2014, including a nine month deployment to Wardak, Afghanistan.

CSM Parker awards and decorations include Bronze Star Medal 1 OLC, Meritorious Service Medal 2 OLC, Army Commendation Medal 6 SOLC & 1 OLC, Army Achievement Medal 4 OLC, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation 1 OLC, Army Good Conduct Medal 9 knots, National Defense Service with 1 Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon Numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon Numeral 3, NATO Medal, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.