LTC Patrick S. Daulton
LTC Daulton enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve as a Rifleman in 1988. He attended basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island South Carolina and Marine Combat Training and the School of Infantry at Camp Lejune, NC. During his enlistment he deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and several narcotics interdiction missions in support of Joint Task Force Six. He transferred to Army ROTC in 1994.
Daulton was commissioned a Regular Army Chemical Corps officer in 1996. Following the Chemical Officer Basic Course at Fort McClellan Alabama, he was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the spring of 1997. Since that time, LTC Daulton has served in a variety of assignments, to include Platoon Leader, 3d Platoon, 101st Chemical Company; Assistant S3, 83d Chemical Battalion, Assistant S3, 3d Chemical Brigade, Commander, Delta Company, 82d Chemical Battalion; Small Group Instructor, A CO, 84th Chemical Battalion; Intelligence Officer, Task Force 44 MEDCOM; Operations Officer, 32nd Multi-functional Medical Battalion; Inspection Team Leader, Chemical & Biological Division, Defense Threat Reduction Agency; Military Assistant to the Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Chief of Current Operations, Defense Threat Reduction Agency; Division Chemical Officer, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic of Korea. His most recent assignment was as the CBRN Plans Officer for Special Operations Command, Pacific at Camp Smith, Hawaii.
He is a veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, 1990-1991; Desert Fox/Desert Thunder, 1997-1998; and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004-2005 and 2006-2007 and has deployed in support of Cooperative Threat Reduction missions to numerous former Soviet Republics.
Daulton has a Bachelors of Arts in English from the University of Kentucky, a Masters in Strategic Intelligence from American Military University, and a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences from the Command and General Staff College.
Daulton’s military education includes the Chemical Officer Basic Course and Chemical Captain’s Career Course, the Combined Arms Services Staff School, the Basic Airborne Course and Jumpmaster Course, the Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School, the Instructor’s Training Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Joint Forces Staff College. A 2012 Army Regional Fellow, LTC Daulton completed a year-long course of study at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii, focused on North Korea’s Nuclear Program. He has been published in Chemical Review and Joint Forces Quarterly.
Daulton’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal w/Oak Leaf cluster, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, the Parachutist’s Badge and Irish Parachutists Wings.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Andrea A. DeRamus
CSM Andrea A. DeRamus is a native of Prattville, Alabama and entered the Army in February 1992 from Kansas City, Missouri. Her initial Military Occupational Specialty was a Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic, and her first assignment was Fort Riley, Kansas. While assigned there, she deployed in support of Operation Restore Hope, Somalia. In 1993, she was selected as the Soldier of the Year for the 1st Infantry Division. In 1994, she was reassigned to Darmstadt, Germany where she deployed in support of Operation Joint Endeavor.
CSM DeRamus served as a squad leader, shop foreman, section sergeant, platoon sergeant, and a motor sergeant prior to being assigned to Recruiting Command in 2000. Assigned to the Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion, Lawton West Recruiting Station as a Detailed Recruiter, she was selected as the New Recruiter of the Year for FY 2000 and the Recruiter of the Year for FY 2001. Her other assignments include: On-Production Station Commander and Limited Production Station Commander, Waco Recruiting Company, Dallas Recruiting Battalion, where she was selected as the First Sergeant of the Year; Station Commander Instructor, Recruiting and Retention School; NCOIC of the Strategic Management Directorate, G5; Assistant Inspector General, USAREC; First Sergeant Waco Recruiting Company, Dallas Recruiting Battalion; Operations Sergeant Major, Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion.
CSM DeRamus military education includes all Army Noncommissioned Officer Education System courses including a graduate of Class 64, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy; Battle Staff; Inspector General Course; Guidance Counselor Course; Master Resilience Trainer Course; Station Commander Course; Recruiter Trainer Course; Basic Recruiter Course; Maintenance Supervisor Course; Master Fitness Course, and Instructor Training Course.
Her civilian education consists of a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Mountain State University, and a Master's in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.
CSM DeRamus awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (4th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation (4th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (2nd Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and Bronze Oak leave cluster), Armed Forces Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (#4), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, NATO Medal (3), Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Star), The Mechanic’s and Driver’s Badge, Expert Marksmanship Badge, Superior Unit Award (3rd Oak Leaf Clusters), and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Gold Recruiting Badge with 3 Sapphire Stars, the Army Recruiter Ring, and the Glen E. Morrell award for Recruiting Excellence. CSM DeRamus is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.