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.
Command Sergeant Major of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
Command Sergeant Major Hector J. Font
CSM Hector Font was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He joined the United States Army in October of 1986 and reported to Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training in February 1987 and was awarded the MOS of 13B10, Cannon Crewmember. Upon completion of AIT, he reported to Herzo Artillery Base in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
CSM Font’s stateside assignments include: B BTRY 2-17 FA BN, FT Sill, OK; Lakeland Recruiting Station Recruiting Battalion Tampa, FL; HHB & C BTRY 2-320th FA BN, FT. Campbell, KY; Delta & HHB BTRY, 1st INF BDE, FT Riley, KS; Staff and Faculty, USASMA, Fort Bliss, TX; 428th Field Artillery Brigade & 2-2 Battalion, Fort Sill, OK, and 2-29th FA BN, Fort Bliss, TX. His overseas assignments include: Bravo 3-37th FA BN & 5-17th FA BN, Herzo Artillery Base, Germany and 2nd INF BDE, Schofield Barracks, HI. His Combat tours include: Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom Two, Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-10, Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom.
CSM Font has attended numerous military schools which include: United States Army Sergeant Majors Academy, Class # 56; Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course; Primary Leadership Development Course; Air Assault School; Recruiter School, Equal Opportunity Advisor Course, Hazardous Ammunition Handling Course, Master Fitness Course, Army Safety Course, Combat Life Saver Course. His civilian education includes an Associate’s degree in Leadership Management and a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts.
Awards and Decorations include: The Bronze Star Medal (3 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), the National Defense Service Medal (w/ Bronze Star), the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), the Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism-Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism-Service Medal, the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Valorous Unit Citation, the Recruiter Identification Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Drivers Badge. CSM Font has also been inducted into the Honorable Order of St. Barbara.