LTC Ronald E. Anzalone
LTC Ronald E. Anzalone was born in California and raised in Northern New Jersey. He commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry upon graduation from the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biophysics in 1998. Following his commission and initial training, LTC Anzalone served as a Rifle Platoon Leader and a Company Executive Officer for C Company, 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). His next assignment was at Fort Benning, Georgia with 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment serving as the A Co Commander for an Infantry Basic Training Company. Upon completion of Special Forces Selection and Qualification Course, LTC Anzalone served at Fort Carson, Colorado as a Battalion Assistant S3 and Detachment Commander with 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and as the Group HHC Company Commander for 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne).
His next assignment took him to the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California, earning a Master of Science Degree in Defense Analysis in 2010. After completing school he served as the A Company Commander and Battalion S3 for 1st Battalion 10th Special Forces Group at Panzer Kaserne, Germany. LTC Anzalone’s next assignment took him to MacDill Air Force Base where he served as the Deputy J33 and Planner in the J35 at Special Operation Command – Central (SOCCENT). His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Ranger and Special Forces Qualification Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Naval Command Staff College, Joint Professional Military Education-II and the U.S. Army Recruiter Pre-Command Course. During his career, LTC Anzalone conducted numerous deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve. His latest assignment was as the Group Executive Officer for 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Humanitarian Service Medal, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Military Freefall Parachutist Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Recruiter Badge; German, Emirati, Canadian, and Norwegian Parachutist Badges.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Juan-Paul Scott
CSM Juan-Paul Scott hails from New Orleans, La. He entered the Army on Nov. 12, 1992 and completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Ky, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as a Combat Medical Specialist.
Scott’s military education includes: Member of the U.S. Army Sergeant’s Major Academy Class #65, Department of the Army First Sergeant’s Course, U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s (USAREC) First Sergeants Course, USAREC Master Trainers Course, Recruiting Guidance Counselor Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Primary Leadership Course, Station Commander’s Course, and Army Recruiter’s Course.
His civilian education consist of a Master of Business Administration degree with Specialization in Supervision and completion of the Master Resiliency Training Level 1.
His assignments include: Selection as the Command Sergeant Major for the New England Recruiting Battalion, Sacramento Recruiting Battalion Operations Sergeant Major; Capitol Company First Sergeant, Sacramento Recruiting Battalion; U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention School as the Army Recruiting Course Director, First Sergeant for the New Orleans Recruiting Company, Baton Rouge Battalion; Company Operation Trainer (COT), Baton Rouge Recruiting Company; Master Trainer, New Orleans Recruiting Battalion; Baton Rouge Recruiting Company First Sergeant; Limited Production Station Commander, Hammond Recruiting Station, Seigan Lane Recruiting Station, and New Orleans Downtown Recruiting Station; On Production Station Commander, Chalmette Recruiting Station; and Field Recruiter, Metairie Recruiting Station.
Scott’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (four), Army Commendation Medal (three), Army Achievement Medal (six), Army Good Conduct Medal (seven), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numerical device 3), National Defense Service Ribbons (three), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Superior Unit Award, the Glen E. Morrell Award for Excellence in Recruiting, the Recruiter’s Ring for Excellence in Recruiting, the Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphire stars and the Expert Field Medical Badge.