LTC Nicholas Montalto III
LTC Nick Montalto is a 1999 Distinguished Military Graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Upon completion of the Infantry Officer Basic Course and Ranger Course he was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, FT Bragg, NC where he served as a Airborne Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion S3 Air Operations Officer and Assistant BN S2. LTC Montalto deployed to OEF and OIF with the BN. After attending the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course, LTC Montalto was assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment at FT Benning, GA as the Regimental Assistant S2 where he deployed two times to OEF. He was then selected to command the 75th Ranger Regimental STB, Military Intelligence Company, where he deployed two more times to OEF and OIF. LTC Montalto was then selected to serve as the 1st Ranger Battalion Senior Intelligence Officer in which he deployed 2 more times to OIF. LTC Montalto was then later assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command as an interagency liaison officer. LTC Montalto was selected to attend the National Intelligence University where he earned his Master’s Degree in Strategic Intelligence. LTC Montalto’s last assignment was with the United States Special Operation Command’s Joint Communication Integration Element where he served as the Director of Operations and as the Executive Officer.
LTC Montalto’s Military Education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Military Intelligence Captains Career Course, Air Command and Staff College, Computer Network Operations Planner’s course, Ranger, Airborne, Jumpmaster, and Pathfinder schools.
LTC Montalto’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (with 2OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal (with 2OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (with 2OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (with 2OLC), the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, the Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/2 service stars, the Iraqi Campaign Medal w/2 service stars, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Combat Action Badge, the Master Parachutist Badge, the Argentinean, Ecuadorian, Chilean, German, and Italian Parachutist Badge, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge in Gold, the Pathfinder Badge, and the Ranger Tab.
LTC Montalto has a Master’s degree from the National Intelligence University, two from Webster’s University, and is a recent graduate of the FBI National Academy where he earned a Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Angela E. Dandridge
Command Sergeant Major Angela E. Dandridge hails from Athens, Georgia. She enlisted in the United States Army as an Administrative Specialist (MOS 71L) in July 19, 1985. She completed Basic Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Command Sergeant Major Dandridge’s early assignments included 649th Engineer Battalion (Topographic) Schwetzingen, Germany, 10th Transportation Battalion, Fort Eustis, Virginia, and 11th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia where she served as an Administrative Specialist and Executive Administrative Specialist.
Command Sergeant Major Dandridge joined the United States Army Recruiting Command April 1993, as a Field Recruiter in the State College Recruiting Station, State College Recruiting Company, Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion and became the On- Production Station Commander for that station in August 1995. In September 1997 she was selected to be a Guidance Counselor at the Harrisburg Military Entrance Processing Station. Command Sergeant Major Dandridge served as a Limited Production Station Commander for the Yorktown Recruiting Station, James River Recruiting Company, Baltimore Recruiting Battalion and Stone Mountain Recruiting Station, Atlanta Recruiting Company, Atlanta Recruiting Battalion. In April 2003 she was reassigned to the 6th Recruiting Brigade as an Operations NCO. After her promotion the Master Sergeant she became the Senior Operations NCO of the 6th Recruiting Brigade. November 2007 she assumed responsibility of the Tacoma Recruiting Company, Seattle Recruiting Battalion Recruiting Brigade. June 2010 she was assigned as the Senior Master Trainer for the 2nd Recruiting Brigade. She later assumed responsibility of the Huntsville Recruiting Company, Montgomery Recruiting Battalion, 2nd Recruiting Brigade. She was selected and then attended the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas. After completion of the SGM Academy she was assigned to the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion as the Battalion Operations SGM.
Her education includes the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy, Department of the Army and U. S. Army Recruiting Command’s First Sergeant’s Course, Senior Leadership Course, Guidance Counselor and Operations Course, Advance Leadership Course, Army Recruiter Course, Warrior Leader Course. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Excelsior College.
Some of her awards and decorations include the Bronzes Star, Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal ninth award. She has also received the following USAREC Awards: Gold Recruiting Badge with 3 sapphires, Gold Recruiting Ring, Glen E. Morrell Award and Glen E. Morrell Ring.