LTC Monica Washington
Lt. Col. Monica Washington a native of Mobile, Alabama, was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the Transportation Corps upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1994.
Her previous assignments include: 10th Mountain Division, Ft. Drum, New York, platoon leader, motor/rail Transportation Officer; 49th Movement Control Battalion as a Movement Control Officer, Fort Hood Texas; 180th Transportation Battalion, commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment; Training with Industry Program, FEDEX Headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee; Executive Assistant, Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia ; Executive Officer, 836th Transportation Battalion in Yokohama, Japan; Terminal Operations Chief, 595th Transportation Terminal Group, Camp Arifjan, Kuwai; Executive Officer and Chief, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Lt. Col. Washington is a graduate of the Transportation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School (CAS3), Intermediate Level Education (ILE) and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS).
Her awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), the Meritorious Service Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Army Achievement Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters).
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Brian D. Heffernan
Command Sergeant Major Brian D. Heffernan is a native of Quincy, Massachusetts. He entered the United States Army on 18 May 1998. He completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky where he was awarded the MOS 19K, M1 Armor Crewman and was later reclassified to 79R, Recruiter.
Command Sergeant Major Heffernan’s duty positions include: Driver, Loader, Gunner, Recruiter, Station Commander, and First Sergeant. His stateside assignments include Dallas Recruiting Battalion as a Recruiter, Station Commander and First Sergeant, Southern California Battalion as a First Sergeant, and Ft. Bliss TX. His overseas assignments include Friedberg, Germany. He has deployed to Kosovo and Macedonia.
His military education includes the Recruiter’s Course, Warrior Leader’s Course, Advanced Leader’s Course, Senior Leaders Course, DA First Sergeant’s Course, USAREC First Sergeant’s Course, and a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 64. His civilian education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Business of Science from Liberty University and a Master’s in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Command Sergeant Major Heffernan’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), Army Commendation Medal (14th award), Army Achievement Medal (15th award), Army Superior Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal (5th award), the National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCOES Ribbon (numeral 3), the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, NATO Medal, Gold Recruiting Badge with 3 Sapphire Stars, and the Army Recruiter Ring. He has also been awarded the Glen E. Morrell and is a member of the elite Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.