LTC Shauna M. Hauser
Lieutenant Colonel Shauna M. Hauser is originally from Johnstown, New York. She was commissioned in 1992 at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in American Politics.
Her military schooling includes the Military Police Officer Basic Course, Military Officer Advanced Course, the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. In addition to her bachelor’s degree, her civilian education includes a Juris Doctorate and a Masters in Strategic Studies.
Lieutenant Colonel Hauser’s duty assignments include Platoon Leader, 615th Military Police Company, Crailsheim and Ansbach, Germany; Platoon Leader, 212th Military Police Company, Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Commander, Military Police Activity, Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri; Manpower Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff Force Development, 81st Regional Support Command, Birmingham, Alabama; Commander, B Company, 1-391st Regiment, 7th BDE, Colchester, Vermont; Base Commander, Task Force Jaguar, Dangriga, Belize; Force Protection Officer/J2, Task Force Quetzal, Jutiapa, Guatemala; J5 Police Planner, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Base Mayor, Camp Shield, Baghdad, Iraq; Battalion Executive Officer, 1-391st Regiment, 7th BDE, Schenectady, New York; Battalion Executive Officer, 167th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Londonderry, New Hampshire and Tallil Iraq; Operations Officer, 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Chicopee, Massachusetts; Deputy Division Chief, CENTCOM Joint Security Office-Forward, Al Udied, Qatar; Provisional Brigade Commander, 42D Military Police Brigade, Joint Base Lewis McChord.
Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (1OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Reserve Campaign Medal (2OLC), National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Hour glass and M Device), NATO Medal, Parachutist Badge and German Military Efficiency Badge (Gold, Silver, Bronze).
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Gary D. Lynch
Command Sergeant Major Gary D. Lynch was born in Manhattan, New York to the parents of English Immigrants. He enlisted in the Army March 1990 as an Armor Crewman (19K). He completed one station unit training at Fort Knox, Ky
Command Sergeant Major Lynch graduated from Excelsior College where he earned a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration in 2003. His military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers course, Recruiter course, Station Commanders course, Master Fitness course, Alcohol & Drug Abuse course, Combat Lifesaver course, NBC Defense course, DA First Sergeants course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 59.
Command Sergeant Major Lynch’s initial assignment was August 1990 to the 3RD Infantry Division, HHC 1/69 Armor Kitizen, Germany. In July 1992, he was assigned to A Co 2/70 AR, as a gunner in Erlangen, Germany. September 1993, he was assigned to B Co 1/34 Armor 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas as Tank Commander and Platoon Sergeant.
Command Sergeant Major Lynch began his recruiting career in August 1995 as a detailed recruiter with the Albany Recruiting Battalion. While assigned to Albany Battalion which included Oneonta, Saratoga Springs, Albany and Glens Falls Recruiting stations, he was a recruiter then elevated to Limited Production station commander. He earned Recruiter of the year back to back in 1997 and 1998, and Station Commander of the year in 1999, 2002 and 2003. After 8 years with the Albany Recruiting Battalion, Sergeant Major Lynch went to Pittsburgh Recruiting Battalion as Company First Sergeant for 3 years, where he was First Sergeant of the year in 2005 and 2006. He was then assigned to the Syracuse Recruiting Battalion, as the Syracuse Company First Sergeant in 2007 and his Company earned Top Company in the 1st Recruiting Brigade for FY 07, 1ST Brigade Operations SGM 2009-2010, Albany Battalion CSM 2010- 2012, Harrisburg Battalion CSM 2012- present.
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, 4rd oak leaf cluster, the Army commendation Medal, 7th oak leaf cluster, the Army Achievement Medal 6th oak leaf cluster, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, and eight Good Conduct Medals. He earned the US Army Gold Recruiting Badge, the Recruiting Ring and the Glen E. Morrell Award for Recruiting Excellence.