LTC Scott L. Bartley
Lieutenant Colonel Scott L. Bartley was born in April 1973, in Tokyo, Japan, and was raised in various overseas locations, including Japan, Taiwan, and Germany. After graduating from High School in 1991, he attended Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana where he earned two Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Environmental Health Science and Industrial Hygiene. He was commissioned an Engineer Second Lieutenant through the Purdue University Army ROTC program in August 1995.
Prior to assuming Battalion Command of the RockStar Battalion, LTC Bartley served in various command and operations positions, to include: Sapper Platoon Leader, Assault and Obstacle Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer with Alpha and Charlie Companies, 8th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas from June 1996 to December 1998; 555th Engineer Group Adjutant, and Company Commander, Charlie Company, 14th Engineer Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington from July 2000 to January 2003; Chief, Field Training Exercise Branch/G3 Operations and Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General to the United States Army-Japan, Camp Zama, Japan from February 2003 to August 2005; Military Transition Team Chief for 2-6-2 Iraqi National Police Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas and Balad, Iraq from February 2007 to April 2008; Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer for the 864th Engineer Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington and Kandahar, Afghanistan from June 2009 to June 2011; and most recently as the Professor of Military Science at the University of Guam Army ROTC program from June 2011 to June 2013.
LTC Bartley is a graduate of the Engineer Officer’s Basic Course, Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course, Command and General Staff College, the Defense Language Institute (Japanese), Airborne School, and the Sapper Leader Course. He earned a Master’s of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University in May 2009.
LTC Bartley’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), Army Commendation Medal (2), Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2), Joint Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, de Fluery Medal (Bronze), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4), North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal, Airborne Badge, Combat Action Badge, Recruiter Badge, and Sapper Tab.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Joseph M. Multunas
Command Sergeant Major Joseph M. Multunas is a native of Pennsylvania and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV in 1996. After entering the U.S. Army in January of 1996 from Beckley, WV, he conducted Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC. He then executed Advanced Individual Training as a Food Service Specialist at Ft. Lee, VA, and continued to the US Army Airborne School at Ft. Benning, GA, where he graduated as an Army Paratrooper. During his service, CSM Multunas has held numerous leadership positions, including Squad Leader, Center Commander, First Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant Major.
His previous assignments include 600 QM Airdrop Company, Ft. Bragg NC; 17th Signal BN, Kitzingen, Germany; 2nd BN, 319th Field Artillery, Ft. Bragg, NC. His recruiting assignments include: Recruiter and Center Commander at Greece Center, Rochester Recruiting Company, Syracuse Battalion; Center Commander at Mattydale Center, Syracuse Recruiting Company, Syracuse Battalion; First Sergeant at James River Company, Beckley Battalion; First Sergeant at Greenville Company, Raleigh Battalion; Operations Sergeant Major at Los Angeles Battalion.
Throughout his career CSM Multunas has continued his military and civilian education. He is a graduate of all Non-Commissioned Officer Education School courses, including the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He has also obtained a Masters degree in Leadership Studies from The University of Texas at El Paso.
CSM Multunas' notable accomplishments include: FY 04 Regular Army Recruiter of the Year 1st Recruiting Brigade; FY 04 Runner-up USAREC Regular Army Recruiter of the Year; FY 09 First Sergeant of the Year 1ST Recruiting Brigade; Honor Graduate of the Advanced Leader's Course and Station Commander's Course; Commandants list USASMA Class 63. CSM Multunas is also a member of the prestigious Glen E. Morrell club.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; the Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters; the Army Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters; Good Conduct Medal sixth award; Overseas Service Medal; NCO Professional Development ribbon with numeral four; Global War on Terrorism Medal; Army Service Ribbon; the Parachutist Badge and the Gold Recruiter Badge.