LTC Clydellia S. Prichard-Allen
Lieutenant Colonel Clydellia S. Prichard-Allen is a native of Indiana, but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Feldwood High School in 1986. She initially entered the military as an Army Reserves enlisted Signal Soldier in 1989. After three years of Reserve time she transferred to the Regular Army into the Chemical Corps in 1992. After nearly six years of enlisted time, she competed for and won a Green to Gold Scholarship to South Carolina State University. LTC Prichard-Allen graduated with a degree in Psychology with honors and was commissioned as a Distinguished Military Graduate into the Adjutant General’s Corps in 1998. She continued her education and received a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development in 2003.
LTC Prichard-Allen’s enlisted assignments include PLDC Instructor at Fort Benning, Georgia; Signal NCO deployed during Operation Desert Shield /Desert Storm; Chemical NCO, 25th Chemical Company in Buedingen, Germany and the 4/227th Aviation Battalion Commander’s Administrative Assistant.
Her officer assignments began at Fort Bragg in 1998 and include Executive Officer for Bravo Detachment, 18th Personnel Services Battalion (PSB), the Battalion Adjutant for the 9th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group, and the Enlisted Strength Manager for the 1st Corps Support Command (COSCOM). LTC Prichard-Allen was selected to command Alpha Detachment, 203rd PSB, in Fort Wainwright, Alaska in 2002. In 2006, she was a Board Recorder for The Department of the Army Secretariat at HRC, and the Executive Officer for the Director of Military Personnel Management (DMPM) under the Army G-1 at the Pentagon. LTC Prichard-Allen was reassigned to Fort Bragg as the Brigade Adjutant for the 82d Combat Aviation Brigade where she deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF 11-12). After returning from deployment, she served under the United States Army Physical Disability Agency in Arlington, Virginia were she held positions as a Physical Evaluations board Adjudicator, Special Actions Officer, the Deputy G3 and G3 Operations officer and the Chief of Staff for the entire Agency.
LTC Prichard-Allen’s military officer schools include, Adjutant General’s Officer Basic and Advance Courses (CCC), Combined Arms Service Staff School (CAS3), Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Her military awards include a Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze star, the Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with (1 Star), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon with #2 device), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon with (#3 Device, the NATO Medal (ISAF), and the Kuwait Liberation Medal.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Matthew E. Kunk
Command Sergeant Major Matthew E. Kunk was born in Springfield Ohio. In November 1997, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman and went to Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
His military education includes the Warrior Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, First Sergeant Course, Airborne Training, and he is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 65. While assigned to USAREC, he attended the Army Recruiter Course, the Center Commander Course, the Guidance Counselor Operations Course, and the USAREC First Sergeant Course.
Previous to being assigned to USAREC, Command Sergeant Major Kunk served in various Infantry positions from Rifleman to Squad leader. He began his recruiting career in January 2002 when he was assigned to the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion where he served as a Recruiter and Center Leader. In July 2006 he was assigned as a Team Leader for the 3rd Recruiting Brigade Mobile Recruiting Training Team. He then went onto serve as a Special Forces Recruiter in the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion. He held the position of First Sergeant in the Jacksonville Recruiting Battaion from January 2009 through May 2011 and in the Tampa Recruiting Battalion from June 2011 through July 2012. He served as the Operations Sergeant Major for the Tampa Recruiting Battalion from July 2012 through June 2014.
Command Sergeant Major Kunk’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award), the Army Commendation Medal (4th award), the Army Achievement Award (7th award), Good Conduct Medal (5th award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3rd award), Armed Forces Ribbon, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Parachutist Badge, the Expert Infantry Badge, Australian Jump Wings, the Gold Recruiter Badge, the Recruiter Ring, and the Glen E. Morrell Award.
Command Sergeant Major Kunk’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science from Liberty University and Masters of Education from Southern New Hampshire University.