LTC Bryan R. Kilbride
Lieutenant Colonel Bryan R. Kilbride is a native of Woburn, Massachusetts where he joined the Army Reserves in 1994. In 1999, LTC Kilbride earned his commission as a Field Artillery Second Lieutenant from the University of Massachusetts Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. LTC Kilbride’s most recent assignment was as the Chief of Plans with the 10th Mountain Division (LI), which included a deployment to Afghanistan as part of Operation Resolute Support. Other assignments include Strategic Planner to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander; Regimental Fire Support Officer and Fires Squadron Executive Officer for 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment; Operational Planner to the United States Forces-Iraq Commander (4-Star General Headquarters) as part of Operation New Dawn; Assistant Regimental Fire Support Officer; Squadron Fire Support Officer and Howitzer Battery Commander for 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment which included two deployments as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Fire Support Instructor at the United Army Infantry School; Assistant Brigade Fire Support Officer; Platoon Leader; and Battalion Adjutant for 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division which included two deployments, Operation Desert Spring and Operation Iraqi Freedom. LTC Kilbride began his career as a Company Fire Support Officer in 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in Korea. His professional military education includes the School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command & General Staff Officer College, and the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses. LTC Kilbride holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Military Art and Science from the School of Military Studies. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4th award), Joint Service Achievement Medal (2nd Award), and Army Achievement Medal (2nd award). .
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Troy C. Baylis
Command Sergeant Major Troy C. Baylis is native to the island of Jamaica. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Advance Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and awarded the Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (63B) Military Occupational Specialty.
Command Sergeant Major Baylis’ duty positions include Squad Leader, Recovery Team Sergeant, Shop Foreman, Motor Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Senior Maintenance Advisor, Senior Small Group Leader, Battalion Operations NCO, First Sergeant, Deputy Commandant, Chief Instructor, Ordnance Corps Regimental Operations NCO, Advance Individual Training Department Sergeant Major, Brigade Operations Sergeant Major, and Course Facilitator (USASMA).
Command Sergeant Major Baylis’ assignments include 31ST Maintenance Company, 557TH Maintenance Company, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, National Training Center Combat Service Battalion, Fort Irwin, CA; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) and the Noncommissioned Officer Academy Hawaii, 25TH Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HI; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2-320TH Field Artillery Battalion and 426TH Brigade Support Battalion, 1ST Brigade Combat Team, 101ST Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Fort Campbell, KY; and the Ordnance School’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Tactical Support Equipment Training Department, and Regimental Office, 59TH Ordnance Brigade, Fort Lee, VA. His deployments consist of Operations Enduring Freedom V, XI, and Operations Iraqi Freedom 07-09.
Command Sergeant Major Baylis’ military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant’s Course, Recovery Operations Course, Total Army Instructor Course, Systems Approach to Training Course, Hazardous Materials Course, Fuels and Energy Management Course, Air Assault Schools, Faculty Development Course (Phase 1 and 2), and Modern Army Combative Course (Level-1). His civilian education includes an Associate in General Studies Degree from Central Texas College. Sergeant Major Baylis is a graduate of the United States Army’s Sergeant’s Major Course, Class 66. Command Sergeant Major Baylis’ awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2ND Campaign Star), Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2ND), Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd Silver Loop), Overseas Service Ribbon (4TH), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Air Assault Badge, Combat Action Badge, and Driver/Mechanic Badge, recipient of the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Medal and Order of Samuel Sharpe and inductee into the Sergeant Audie Murphy club.