LTC Judd Floris
Lieutenant Colonel Judd Floris graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1999 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer.
Upon graduating from the Infantry Officers Basic Course, Lieutenant Colonel Floris was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he served as an Airborne Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Air Operations Officer. After completing the Special Forces Qualification Course, Lieutenant Colonel Floris was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Commander's In-Extremis Force in Okinawa, Japan as a Special Forces Operational Detachment - Alpha Commander, Assault Force Commander, Company Executive Officer, and Company Commander. Lieutenant Colonel Floris was then assigned to the Pentagon as an Operations Officer in the Joint Staff J-3 and the Army G-3 Special Operations Division. He then returned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) where he commanded a Special Forces Company and Task Force, and subsequently served as an Operations Officer at the Battalion, Joint Special Operations Task Force, and Group levels. Lieutenant Colonel Floris most recently served as a Special Operations and Counter-Terrorism Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict in the Pentagon.
Lieutenant Colonel Floris has deployed 15 times in support of named operations and Theater Campaign Plan events in the Middle East and Pacific areas of operations.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat and Expert Infantryman’s Badges, the Special Forces and Ranger Tabs, Master Parachutist Badge, Military Free Fall Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Staff Identification Badges from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, and the Army Staff. Lieutenant Colonel Floris also holds parachutist's badges from seven countries.
Lieutenant Colonel Floris earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Systems Engineering (Distinguished Graduate) from West Point and a Master’s Degree in Policy Management from Georgetown University.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Latosha J. Ravenell
Command Sergeant Major Latosha J. Ravenell is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. She enlisted in the United States Army in February, 1994. After graduating from Basic Combat Training in Fort Jackson, SC, she attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee as a 92A; Automated Logistical Specialist.
CSM Ravenell’s previous assignments include the 302nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Casey, Korea; 4Th Material Management Center (MMC), Fort Hood, TX; 558th Transportation Company; Fort Eustis VA; Houston Recruiting Battalion, Houston, TX; Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, Fort Meade, MD; United States Army Recruiting Command Headquarters, Fort Knox, KY; Solider Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC; Atlanta Recruiting Battalion, Atlanta, GA; Columbia Recruiting Battalion, Columbia, SC; and Portland Recruiting Battalion, Portland, OR. She is currently serving as the Command Sergeant Major of the Salt Lake City Recruiting Battalion, Salt Lake City, UT.
CSM Ravenell has held numerous leadership positions to include Section Sergeant, Warehouse NCOIC, Recruiter, Center Leader, Instructor, Small Group Leader, USAREC Liaison NCO, Division Chief, Senior Operations NCOIC, First Sergeant and Operations Sergeant Major.
Her military education includes the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Recruiter, First Sergeant Course, Recruiting First Sergeant Course, United States Army Sergeants’ Major Course (Class 41), Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt, Guidance Counselor, Center Leader, Supervisor Development Course, Unit Equal Opportunity Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course and Middle Manager Course.
Her civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University.
CSM Ravenell’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Gold Recruiting Badge with three Sapphires, the Recruiter Ring and the Glen E. Morrell Medallion.