Lieutenant Colonel Theo Moore
LTC Theo K. Moore graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.
He enlisted in the Army in March 1993, attended the Officer’s Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia and was commissioned in May 1994. LTC Moore’s first assignment was in 2nd Brigade, 82d Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, Rifle Company Executive Officer and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer in the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. LTC Moore next served in the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea as an S3 Air and as a Rifle Company Commander in the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized). He also commanded the Headquarters Company 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. After company command he served as the Operations Group S4, Platoon Senior Observer/Controller, Battalion Senior Analyst, and as the Brigade Sustainment Cell Senior Observer/Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana.
LTC Moore attended the Command and General Staff College, and then served in the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) at Joint-Base Lewis McChord, as a Battalion Executive Officer in the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, and as the Operations Officer and Executive Officer for 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. LTC Moore next attended the School of Advanced Military Studies, and served as a Planner and Chief of Plans for the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry).
LTC Moore has deployments to the Sinai, Egypt, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Command Sergeant Major Viriato Ferrera
CSM Tito Ferrera enterd the United States Army as an Infantryman on 23 January 1990. He attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA. CSM Ferrera has served in the following leadership positions: Team Leader, Rifle Squad Leader, Scout Squad Leader, Weapons Squad Leader, Rifle Platoon Sergeant, Scout Platoon Sergeant, Stryker Infantry Company and Headquaters Company First Sergeant, and Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Sergeant Major. He also served as a Drill Sergeant in Basic Training Company, Observer/Controller at the National Training Center, and Small Group Advisor at the United States Sergeant Major Academy. His operational deployments include Operation Hurricane Iniki Response in Hawaii 2002, Operation Sea Signal in Cuba 2005, Operation Enduring Freedom 2002-2003 and 2010-2011, and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2006-2007.
CSM Ferrera’s assignments include: A Co, 1-14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HI; C Co, 1-9th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA; HHC, 1-5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, JBLM; C CO, 1-30th Infantry Training Battalion, Fort Jackson, SC; B, C and HHC, 2-504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, NC; C CO and HHC, 2-3 Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, JBLM; Staff and Faculty Company, United States Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX.
CSM Ferrera attended military courses that include all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System; other courses include Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Ranger School, Air Assault School, Marine Corps Information Operations Course, Jumpmaster Course, Rappel Master Course, Life in Captivity Survival Course. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University and is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with Excelsior College.
CSM Ferrera’s awards and decorations include: The Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device and 3 OLC’s, The Purple Heart (1xOLC), The Meritorious Service Medal (2xOLC’s), The Army Commendation Medal (6xOLC’s), Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), Humanitarian Service Medal with Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Ranger Tab, Senior Parachute Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Romanian Parachute Badge, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, and Valorous Unit Award; He is also a recipient of the FORSCOM Audie Murphy and Audrey “RED” Newman Meddallions.