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 Raul F. Llorente
CSM Raul Llorente was born and raised in the Philippines. He joined the United States Army in San Diego, Calif., in 1984.
His duty assignments and positions include Field Artillery Cannon Crew member, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Gun Section Chief, Charlie Battery, 4th Battalion 77th Field Artillery, Babenhausen, Germany; Gun Section Chief and Gunnery Sergeant, Battery A, 2nd Battalion 18th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.; Detailed Recruiter, San Diego Central Recruiting Station, San Diego, Calif.; Station Commander, University Recruiting Station, San Diego, Calif.; Battalion Senior Trainer, Southern California Recruiting Battalion, Mission Viejo, Calif.; Battalion Master Trainer, Southern California Recruiting Battalion, Mission Viejo, Calif.; Station Commander, Chula Vista Recruiting Station, La Mesa Recruiting Company; First Sergeant, Fresno Recruiting Company, Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion, Los Angeles, Calif.; Brigade Master Trainer, 6th Recruiting Brigade, Las Vegas, Nev.; Battalion Master Trainer, Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion, Los Angeles, Calif.; First Sergeant, San Fernando Recruiting Company, Van Nuys, Calif.; Command Sergeant Major, Fresno Recruiting Battalion, Fresno, Calif.
His military schools include the Field Artillery Cannon Crew member Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, US Army Recruiting Course, Recruiter Management Course, USAREC First Sergeant Course, Department of the Army First Sergeant Course, USAREC Command Sergeant Major Course, Recruiter Trainer Course and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy,Class 57.
His civilian education includes an A.A. in Business from the University of Phoenix.
His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), and the Army Achievement Medal (4th Award). He has also earned the Recruiter Ring of Excellence and the Glen E. Morrell Medallion.