LTC Luis A. Parilli
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Luis A. (Tony) Parilli was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering Management in 1997. In 2002, he received a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Webster University.
In 1997, LTC Parilli was commissioned in the United States Army Adjutant General’s (AG) Corps. He has served in a variety of command and staff positions throughout his 17-year career. His previous assignments include, Head Soccer Coach, United States Military Academy Preparatory School, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey; Company Executive Officer, Charlie Company, 3-13th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Battalion S-3, 3-13th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Chief, Theater Readiness Officer, 8th Personnel Command, Yongsan, Korea; Battalion S-3, 38th Personnel Services Battalion, Bamberg, Germany; Commander, Alpha Detachment, 38th Personnel Services Battalion, Kitzingen, Germany; AG Branch Assignments Officer, followed by Plans and Operations Account Manager, Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Battalion Executive Officer, Allied Forces South Battalion, Naples, Italy; and Group S-1, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Most recently, LTC Parilli served as the Director of Training, Adjutant General School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
LTC Parilli deployed in support of both OPERATIONS IRAQI and ENDURING Freedom, as a Personnel Services Battalion Detachment Commander and as the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force J-1/Secretary of the Joint Staff, respectively.
LTC Parilli’s military education consists of the Adjutant General Officer Basic Course, the Adjutant General Officer Advanced Course, the Combined Arms Services Staff School, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. LTC Parilli is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School and obtained his certification from the Master Fitness Trainer Course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), the Meritorious Service Medal (6th award), the Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), the Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the National Defense Service Ribbon (2nd Award), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Army Overseas Service Ribbon (5th award), the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal (ISAF), the Parachutist Badge, the German Sports Badge (Bronze) and the Basic Recruiter Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM John D. Milsap
Command Sergeant Major John D. Milsap assumed duties as the Command Sergeant Major for the United State Atlanta Recruiting Battalion September 2012.
Command Sergeant Major Milsap is a native of Heidelberg, Mississippi. He graduated from Heidelberg High School Class of 1986 and attended both Jackson State University and University of Southern Mississippi. He enlisted in the United States Army May 1989 and completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training as a Fire Support Specialist at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
His early assignments include the 2/1 Field Artillery, Nurnberg, Germany while assigned he deployed to Desert Storm/Desert Shield; USMCA, Furth, Germany; 5th Infantry Division (DIVARTY), Fort Polk, Louisiana and HHB (DIVARTY), 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
Command Sergeant Major Milsap was later assigned to United States Army Recruiting Command as a detailed Recruiter in the Atlanta Recruiting Battalion. He served as a Station Commander in Sandy Springs and Atlanta West Recruiting Stations, Atlanta Recruiting Company; Guidance Counselor for the Atlanta Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) and a First Sergeant for Marietta Recruiting Company. Upon selection to Master Sergeant in 2003, Command Sergeant Major Milsap served as the Senior Operations NCO of the Oklahoma Recruiting Battalion. In July 2005 he was assigned to the Dallas Recruiting Battalion where he served as the First Sergeant for the Lewisville Recruiting Company and Master Trainer for the Dallas Recruiting Battalion. In 2009 he was selected to attend the United States Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas and after completion, he was assigned to the Miami Recruiting Battalion, Miami, Florida as one of the first Battalion Operation’s Sergeant’s Major in USAREC. In 2011 he was command select to become the Command Sergeant Major of the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion, Phoenix, Arizona.
Command Sergeant Major Milsap military education includes all levels of the Army’s Noncommissioned Officer Education System culminating as a graduate of the Sergeant Major Academy, Class 60. He is a graduate of the Army’s Basic Recruiter Course, Station Commander’s Course, Guidance Counselor Operations Course, DA and USAREC First Sergeant Course, Battalion Pre-Command Course, Battalion Command Sergeant Major Development Course and Battle Staff Course.
Command Sergeant Major Milsap holds a Masters of Leadership and Management from The University of Texas El Paso and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia.
Command Sergeant Major Milsap awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, 3rd award; the Army Commendation Medal, 6th award; the Army Achievement Medal, 5th award; Gold Recruiter Ring and the coveted Glen E. Morrell Ring and Medallion. He is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.