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 Will E. Holland
Command Sergeant Major Will E. Holland is a native of Norfolk, Va. He entered the United States Army on 18 April 1992 having served 6 years in the North Carolina National Guard. He first served as a Military Policeman in the 24th MP Company at Fort Stewart, Georgia, before attending Military Working Dog School and being assigned to Giessen Kennels, 104th ASG Geissen, Germany. He served as a Narcotic Detector Dog Handler, Explosive Dog Handler and Kennel Master.
In January 2000, Command Sergeant Major Holland volunteered for recruiting duty and was assigned to the Daytona Beach Recruiting Company in Daytona Beach, Florida. From 2000 through 2006, he served as Field Recruiter, On-Production Station Commander, Limited-Production Station Commander and Company Operations Trainer.
Command Sergeant Major Holland was selected to Master Sergeant and assumed duties as the First Sergeant of the Savannah Recruiting Company in Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion and also served in that position in Lexington Recruiting Company and Nashville Recruiting Company until 2011 when he was assigned as the Operations Sergeant Major for the Albany Recruiting Battalion. It was there that he was selected to attend the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 63).
Command Sergeant Major Holland graduated Summa Cum Laude from Grantham University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Multi-disciplinary Studies. He also has a Masters in Liberal Arts in Leadership Studies from The University of Texas at El Paso. His accomplishments include being named the 2003 Station Commander of the Year for the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion as well as the 2007 and 2009 First Sergeant of the Year for the Nashville Recruiting Battalion. He also earned the Glenn E. Morrell Award in 2004.
Command Sergeant Major Holland is a graduate of all NCOES courses. In addition, he is a graduate of the Senior Master Trainers Course, Guidance Counselor Course, First Sergeant Course, and United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy. His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, two Army Superior Unit Awards, and one Meritorious Unit Citation.