LTC Douglas J. Reynolds
LTC Doug Reynolds was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) upon graduation from the University of South Carolina in 1993. After completing the Air Defense Artillery Basic Course he reported to Fort Polk, LA and was assigned to ADA Battery, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (Light) where he served as an Avenger Platoon Leader, Battery Executive Officer, Regimental Air Defense Coordination Officer, and deployed to Haiti with the 2nd ACR in support of Operation Uphold Democracy in 1995. He then served in South Korea as D/5-5 ADA (Avenger) Battery Executive Officer at Camp Stanley and as the Air Defense Fire Coordination Officer for 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Red Cloud from February, 1997 to February, 1998.
Following his 1998 graduation from the Infantry Officer Advanced Course and the Combined Arms Services Staff School, LTC Reynolds was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. He served as an Assistant Operations Officer and commanded C/2-44 ADA (Avenger/Stinger). While in command he deployed a platoon to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian.
In 2001 he returned to Fort Polk, LA and was assigned to the Joint Readiness Training Center as an Avenger/Stinger Observer/Controller. While serving here he earned a Masters in Military History from Louisiana State University.
In 2003, LTC Reynolds reported back to Fort Bliss, TX and served as an ADA Captain’s Career Course (CCC) Instructor and Branch Chief. In this position he incorporated the ADA CCC Program Of Instruction into a joint graduate degree program for CCC students with the University of Texas at El Paso. Following this assignment he attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
In 2006 he served again in South Korea with the 35th ADA Brigade (PATRIOT) as a project officer coordinating the movement of 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, 35th ADA from Gwangju, Republic of Korea Air Force Base to Camp Carroll, South Korea. He then served as the Executive Officer for 2-1 ADA, in this position he deployed the battalion from South Korea to Fort Hood, TX and then transitioned to serve as the battalion’s Operations Officer.
In 2008, LTC Reynolds was assigned to Fort Riley, KS for training as a Military Transition Team operations officer for a Division Level Military Transition Team. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-11 as an Operations and Training Advisor for the 3rd Iraqi Infantry Division at Al Kasik, Iraq.
In 2010 he was assigned to Pacific Command at Camp Smith, HI where he served as a Land Operations Planner for the Standing Joint Force Headquarters. In this assignment he was a trainer in the Military Decision Making Process-Multinational and mentor to partner nation officers throughout the Pacific area of operations. LTC Reynolds deployed to Japan in March 2011 in support of Operation Tomodachi.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, the Army Achievement Medal with five oak leaf clusters, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with Star, the Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, United Nations Medal (Haiti), the Joint Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters, the Air Assault Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Combat Action Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Stuart Williams
Command Sgt. Maj. Stuart Lee Williams was born in Laredo, Texas. He enlisted into the Army in July 1992. He received Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, SC. His initial military occupational training was as Human Resources Specialist 42A.
His early assignment of duties included tours at 2nd Battalion, 3Rd United States Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myers, VA from October 1992 until May 1996. Then from June 1996 until April 1998 he was assigned to the 11th Signal Brigade Fort Huachuca, AZ.
He joined the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in April of 1998 as a Field Recruiter in the Chico Recruiting Station of the Chico Recruiting Company Sacramento Recruiting Battalion. Upon converting as a Cadre Recruiter he was then assigned as the On Production Station Commander for the Newport Recruiting Station, Eugene Recruiting Company, Portland Recruiting Battalion from April of 2000 until July 2002. He was then assigned as a Limited Production Station Commander and Recruiter Trainer within the San Diego Recruiting Company, Southern Recruiting Battalion from July 2002 until May of 2006. After promotion to Master Sgt., he was then appointed as a Company 1st Sgt. for the Cheyenne Recruiting Company and then the Arapahoe Recruiting Company, Denver Recruiting Battalion from May 2006 until May 2011. Williams was then selected to attend Class 62 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy from August 2011 until June 2012.
His military schools and civilian education include: Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Department of the Army First Sergeant Course, USAREC First Sergeant Course, Recruiting Command Sergeant Major Course, Class 62 United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. The United States Army Air Assault School, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Army Recruiting Course, Unit Prevention Leaders Course, Station Commander Course, Recruiter Trainer Course and the Guidance Counselor and Operations Course. Command Sgt. Maj. Williams is a graduate of Touro University Cypress California with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration.
His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal 1 Silver Leaf with (1 OLC) Army Achievement Medal 1 Silver Leaf with (4 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (1 Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numerical device 4), Army Service Ribbon, the Glen E. Morrell Award, the Recruiting Ring, the Gold Recruiter Badge with three Sapphires and the Air Assault Badge.