LTC Michael A. Stinnett
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Stinnett is from Westminster, CA and first enlisted in the Army upon graduation from high school as a 98G, Spanish Linguist. He attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, NJ and then Spanish Language training at the Defense Language Institute at the Presidio of Monterey, CA in 1989. After applying to and graduating from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School and the United States Military Academy, he commissioned as an Army Engineer Officer in 1995.
Lieutenant Colonel Stinnett’s past assignments include Combat Engineer Line Platoon Leader, 1st Platoon, 43rd Combat Engineer Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Assault and Obstacle Platoon Leader, 43rd Combat Engineer Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Regimental Engineer, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Eighth Army Property Book Officer, Yongsan, South Korea; Engineer Company Commander, B Company, 2nd Engineer Battalion, Camp Castle, South Korea; Training and Support Battalion S3, 2-409th Calvary, Knoxville, TN; Intermediate Level Education Course Director, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security and Cooperation, Fort Benning, GA; Battalion Operations Officer, 46th Engineer Construction Battalion (Heavy), Fort Polk, and LA; Battalion Executive Officer, 46th Engineer Construction Battalion (Heavy), Fort Polk, LA. Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Stinnett served as Professor of Military Science at Marshall University Army ROTC Department until May 2010. Lieutenant Colonel Stinnett took command of the New York Recruiting Battalion on June 27th 2013.
His combat deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom 2008-2009.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters. He also wears the Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge and Air Assault Badge.
Lieutenant Colonel Stinnett is a graduate of the Engineer Officer Basic Course and Engineer Officer Career Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Ranger School, and the Army Intermediate Level Education Course .
Lieutenant Colonel Stinnett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and German from the United States Military Academy with a minor in Systems Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Steve T. Monday
CSM Steve Monday hails from Tulsa, Ok. He entered the Army on 27 Sep 1987 as a 13B Cannon Crewmember. He completed Basic Combat Training and Advance Individual Training at Ft. Sill, OK.
CSM Monday was assigned as Cannon Crewmember in 5th Battalion 3rd Field Artillery Regiment in Giessen Germany, and 3rd Field Artillery Regiment Ft. Hood TX; Gunner in the 3rd Battalion 82nd Field Artillery Regiment Ft. Hood TX and the 5th Battalion 41st Field Artillery Regiment Schweinfurt, Germany; Section Chief and Gunnery Sergeant in Howitzer Battery 3rd Squadron 3rd ACR Ft. Bliss TX and Ft. Carson CO.
CSM Monday was assigned to recruiting duties in Sep 1998 and assigned to the Southern California Recruiting Battalion where he served as a Detail Recruiter for the San Bernardino Recruiting Center, and as a Center Commander for the Fontana Recruiting Center. Upon selection to Master Sergeant he served as the Senior Guidance Counselor for the Jackson Military Entrance Processing Station in Jackson MS, First Sergeant for the St. Petersburg Recruiting Company and the Orlando Recruiting Company in the Tampa Recruiting Battalion, Division II Chief of the Army Recruiters Course, and as an instructor for the Recruiting Company Leader Course at the United States Army Recruiting and Retention School at Ft Jackson SC. CSM Monday was selected to attend the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and upon graduation he was assigned as the Operations Sergeant Major for the New York City Recruiting Battalion.
CSM Monday’s military education includes United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 63, the Department of the Army First Sergeants Course, United States Army Recruiting Command First Sergeants Course, Guidance Counselor Operations Course, Center Commander Course, Senior Leaders Course, Advance Leaders Course, Army Recruiter’s Course, Army Staff and Faculty Course, and the Warrior Leaders Course.
CSM Monday’s awards and decorations includes the Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (five oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (two silver oak leaf clusters), Good Conduct Medal (eighth award) Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numerical device 4), National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon (numerical device 2), and the Army Superior Unit Award. CSM Steve Monday has the earned prestigious Glen E. Morrell Award the highest achievement for recruiting excellence, the Recruiter’s Ring, and the Gold Recruiting Badge with three sapphire stars.
CSM Steve Monday civilian education consists of a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Strategic Leadership both from Trident University International (TUI) in Cypress CA.