LTC Randall W. Newman
Lieutenant Colonel Randall W. Newman currently serves as Battalion Commander, US Army Recruiting Battalion Miami. As the Battalion Commander, he oversees active and reserve recruiting operations for southeastern Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. LTC Newman assumed command of Miami Recruiting Battalion on 02 June 2017.
Lieutenant Colonel Randall W. Newman was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho and enlisted into the Marine Corps in 1988 serving as a ground radio repairman. He later graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Transportation Corps, “Spearhead of Logistics” in 1999. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah as part of the Advanced Civil Schooling program in 2010. LTC Newman’s last served as the I Corps Transportation Officer for “America’s Corps” at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington.
His previous assignments include serving as Executive Officer and Support Operations Officer of 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Fort Riley, KS; Distribution Chief, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade, Fort Riley, KS supporting Operation Enduring Freedom 2012; Transportation Officer, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Daegu, South Korea; Brigade Executive Officer, 29th Support Group, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany; Commander, 618th Movement Control Detachment, Kleber Kaserne, Germany supporting Operations Enduring 2004 and Iraqi Freedom 2006; Platoon Leader, 297th Cargo Transfer Company, Fort Hood, Texas.
LTC Newman’s military education includes the Transportation Officer Basic Course, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Fort Lee, Virginia; Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Intermediate Level Education, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf), Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf), National Defense Service Medal (2 Bronze Stars), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (6 Award Numerals), Kuwait Liberation Saudi Arabia Medal, Kuwait Liberation Kuwait Medal, US Army Parachutist Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Darrick R. Hazley
Command Sergeant Major Darrick R. Hazley currently serves as the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer for the US Army Recruiting Battalion Miami which oversees active and reserve recruiting operations for southeastern Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. CSM Hazley assumed responsibility of Miami Recruiting Battalion on 22 Jan 2016.
Command Sergeant Major Darrick R. Hazley was born May 27, 1969 in Trenton, New Jersey. After graduating high school in 1987, he enlisted in the United States Army out of the Springfield MEPS, Springfield, Massachusetts. Following the completion of Initial Entry Training, he was assigned to the 1/501st Airborne Battalion at Fort Richardson, Alaska, as a Paratrooper, Team Leader, Squad Leader, and member of the HHC Scout Platoon. Returning to the Continental United States (CONUS) he was assigned to Aberdeen, Maryland, where he served as a Squad Leader and Section Leader for the HHC Support Troops Operations Section.
CSM Hazley was selected as a detailed recruiter in September 1993. Upon completion of the United States Army Recruiter Course he was assigned to the Bridgeport Recruiting Station and later to Stamford Recruiting Station as the Station Commander, New Haven Recruiting Company, New Haven, Connecticut, Albany Recruiting Battalion, and 1st Recruiting Brigade. He was later assigned as Station Commander at East Point, Maryland, Towson, Maryland and Virginia Army Recruiting Station, and lastly to Battalion Master Trainer, Baltimore Recruiting Battalion. SGM Hazley completed three consecutive tours as a First Sergeant, Rhodes Island Recruiting Company, New England Battalion, Roanoke Recruiting Company, Beckley Recruiting Battalion where he also served as a Master Trainer, and Columbia Recruiting Company, Columbia Recruiting Battalion. Later SGM Hazley was assigned to the Army Recruiting and Retention School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina where he served as the Senior Instructor, primarily for Recruiting Company Commander's Course and DA 1SG course. In 2010, he was assigned to the New York City Recruiting Battalion as the Operations SGM at which time he was selected to attend the United Sates Army Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas. After completion of the SGM Academy he was assigned to the Albany Recruiting Battalion as the Battalion Operations SGM. Later he became the Albany CSM.
His education includes the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy, Guidance Counselor and Operations Course, Small Group Instructor Course, U.S. Army Instructor Training Course, DA 1SG Course, Senior Leadership Course, Advanced Leadership Course, Station Commander Course, Army Recruiter Course, Warrior Leader Course, U.S. Army Ranger School, Airborne School and Air Assault Course. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Excelsior College,
Albany, New York.
CSM Hazley awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (non-expeditionary). He holds the Army Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Army Recruiter Gold Recruiter Badge. Sergeant Major Hazley is also the recipient of the Army Recruiter Ring and the prestigious Glen E. Morrell Medallion for Recruiting Excellence.