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Command Group


Lieutenant Colonel Richard Whittingslow


A civil service dependant,was commissioned into the Transportation Corps upon graduation from the University of Florida.

 LTC Whittingslow has held a variety of assignments to include:
Platoon Leader, B Co and Assistant S-2/3, 123rd Main Support Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Dexheim Germany and Bosnia (OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR); Assistant S-3, 6th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Group, Fort Eustis, VA;  Commander, 331st Transportation Company, 6th Transportation Battalion, Fort Eustis, VA; Commander, 623rd Transportation Detachment, 1st TMCA, 21st Theater Support Command, US Army, Europe; Logistics Planner, G-4, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea;  Division Transportation Officer, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, and Baghdad, Iraq (OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 08-10); Executive Officer, Brigade Troops Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Drum, NY and Camp Taji, Iraq (OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 09-11); Joint Mobility Operations Officer, J-3, US Transportation Command, Scott AFB, IL.
LTC Whittingslow’s education includes Transportation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Officers Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, an MSA from Central Michigan University, Army Command and General Staff College, and the Joint/Combined Warfighting School.  

 
LTC Whittingslow’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 OLC, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal with OLC, Army Achievement Medal, and other service, campaign, and unit awards. He was also awarded the Order of Saint Christopher from the Transportation Corps Regiment. 

Command Sergeant Major Ronald E. Johnson

CSM Johnson entered the United States Army on 11 November 1986 from Terre Haute, Indiana, and completed Engineer One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

CSM Johnson has completed state-side assignments at Fort Lewis, WA, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and Fort Bliss, TX. His deployments and overseas tours include Combat Maneuver Training Center, Hohenfels, Germany; Soto-Cano Airbase, Honduras; Phisanolok, Thailand; Operation Able Sentry, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm; and Operation Iraqi Freedom I; and Grafenwoehr, Germany. He has served with the 864th Engineer Battalion, the 94th Engineer Battalion, the 2d Battalion 10th Infantry Regiment, the 555th Combat Engineer Group, and the USAG-Grafenwoehr.

CSM Johnson has served as a Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, Equal Opportunity Advisor and First Sergeant.

CSM Johnson’s military schools include Drill Sergeant School, Equal Opportunity Advisor’s Course, First Sergeant’s Course, PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC, and the Basic Airborne Course. He is a graduate of Class 56, U. S. Army Sergeant’s Major Academy. His civilian education includes an Associates Degree of Technology from Pierce College, Tacoma Washington, and a Bachelors of Arts, Liberal Studies from Excelsior College.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3 Bronze Service Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, United Nations Medal, Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Government of Saudi Arabia), Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Citation (1 OLC), Drill Sergeant Badge, Parachutists Badge, Driver’s Badge (Wheel), Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal, and the German Physical Fitness Proficiency (Sportsman) Badge.