LTC Vanessa Y. Moye
Lieutenant Colonel Vanessa Y. Moye hails from Soperton, Georgia. She enlisted in the United States Army Reserve in 1990 as a Materiel Storage and Handling Specialist. In 1995, she earned a Regular Army commission through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Fort Valley State University with service in the United States Army Chemical Corps. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Fort Valley State University and a Masters of Science in Human Resources from Troy University.
Lieutenant Colonel Moye has served in a variety of command and staff assignments in the operational and institutional Army. Her assignments include Group Chemical Officer/S-2 (62nd Medical Group, Fort Lewis, Washington); Battalion Chemical Officer (2-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion (Patriot), Fort Lewis, Washington and Fort Bliss, Texas); Company Executive Officer-One Station Unit Training (OSUT) (Alpha Company, 82nd Chemical Battalion, Fort McClellan, Alabama and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri); Battalion Operations Officer (23rd Chemical Battalion, Camp Carroll, Korea); Division Support Command Chemical Officer (3rd Infantry Division Support Command, Fort Stewart, Georgia); Chemical Company Commander (92nd Chemical Company, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Operation Iraqi Freedom I); Recruiting Company Commander (Loves Park Recruiting Company, Chicago Recruiting Battalion, Fort Sheridan, Illinois); Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Tactical Planner (2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Korea); Battalion Executive Officer (70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, Camp Casey, Korea); Field Grade Assignments Officer (Chemical Branch, United States Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia); United States Forces-Iraq (USF-I) Protocol Officer (USF-I, Baghdad, Iraq); CBRN Staff Synchronization Officer (SSO) (Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, Pentagon); and Special Assistant to the Director of the Army Staff (Executive Communication and Control (ECC), Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Pentagon).
Her military education includes the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms Services Staff School (CAS3), the Recruiting Company Commander Course, Command and General Staff College (CGSC), and the Army Force Management Course.
Her military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (silver oak leaf cluster), the Army Commendation Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), the Joint Service Achievement Medal (1 oak leaf cluster), and the Army Achievement Medal. Her badges include the Combat Service Identification Badge (3rd Infantry Division), the Army Staff Identification Badge and the Basic Recruiter Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Charles N. Orange
Command Sergeant Major Charles N. Orange hails from Fort Lauderdale, FL. He entered the Army’s Delayed Entry Program on 31 October 1989. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
His past assignments include Crew Chief for 2-1 Aviation Regiment at Ansbach, Germany, Crew Chief for 1-101 Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, KY, Recruiter for Orlando Recruiting Company at Orlando, FL, Instructor for Aviation Training Brigade at Fort Rucker, AL, Center Commander for Wichita East Recruiting Station, Gainesville Recruiting Company First Sergeant at Gainesville, Florida, Puerto Rico, Recruiting District First Sergeant and San Juan Recruiting Company First Sergeant at San Juan, Puerto Rico, Accessions Support Brigade Operation NCOIC at Fort Knox, KY, and Operations Sergeant Major at Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, Fort Meade, MD.
Command Sergeant Major Orange awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (six oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (seventh award), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numerical device 4), National Defense Service Ribbons (2 bronze stars), Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Ribbon (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), Army Superior Unit Award (two oak leaf clusters), Senior Crew Member Badge, Air Assault Badge, Glen E. Morrell Medallion for Excellence in Recruiting, Recruiter’s Ring for Excellence in Recruiting, and the Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphire stars.
Command Sergeant Major Orange’s military and civilian education include Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual Training, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Army Battle Staff Course, Guidance Counselor Course, Station Commander Course, Army Recruiter Course, Army Instructor Course, Aviation Life Support Equipment Course, Anti-Terrorism Course, Air Assault School, Combat Life Saver Course, First Sergeants Course, and United States Army Sergeant Major Academy (Class 63). CSM Orange earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Organizational Leadership (Magna Cum Laude) from Mountain State University, Masters in Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Columbia Southern University, and is currently working on his Doctor of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University.