LTC Wesley F. MacMullen
LTC Wesley F. MacMullen enlisted in the US Army in August, 1987 as an Electronic Intelligence Signal Interceptor and served with US Army Field Station Sinop, Turkey and the 313th Military Intelligence Battalion (ABN), 82nd Airborne Division. He entered the ROTC program at Methodist College through the “Green to Gold” program and completed the program as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in May, 1992.
LTC MacMullen’s first assignment as a commissioned officer was as platoon leader in the 1/508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Ft Kobbe, Panama; followed by an assignment to the 3rd US Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) as a platoon Leader and company executive officer. He then served in the 1/507th Parachute Infantry Regiment (The US Army Airborne School) as a company commander at Ft. Benning, Ga. He then transitioned to US Army Civil Affairs and served in the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (ABN) located at Ft Bragg, NC. where he served as a Civil Affairs team leader during Operation Enduring Freedom 01 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 01. He then served in the 75th Ranger Regiment as the Regimental Civil-Military Operations officer and deployed numerous times in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. He later served in the US Army Training with Industry Program at RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC. Following this he served at NATO Joint Forces Command Brunssum, The Netherlands as the lead Civil-Military Integration Planner and later Military Assistant to the Commander.
LTC MacMullen's civilian and military education includes a Bachelor of Science in History from Methodist College, North Carolina, a Masters of Public Administration and a Master’s of Science in International Relations from Troy State University. He is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advances courses, the Civil Affairs Qualification Course and the Command and General Staff College.
LTC MacMullen's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters), The Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters) , Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal, The Afghanistan Campaign Medal (w/ 3 Campaign Stars), The Iraq Campaign Medal (w/ 2 Campaign Stars), The Combat Infantry Badge, The Expert Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge and the Ranger Tab.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Stephen M. Badley
CSM Stephen M. Badley entered the Army on 4 April 1988. He completed Basic Training at Ft Dix, NJ and advanced training at Ft Gordon, GA where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 36L, Switchboard Operator and Maintainer. Upon completing Advanced Individual Training (AIT) and Airborne School he was assigned to 35th Signal Brigade, Ft Bragg, NC. While assigned to Ft. Bragg, he deployed to Iraq in support of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Upon completion of his first term he reclassified to Pharmacy technician where he served at Ft Lewis and Ft Polk before volunteering for recruiting duty.
CSM Badley’s assignments include: Team Leader and Squad Leader, Bravo Company, 426th Signal BN (Ft. Bragg, NC); NCOIC Outpatient Pharmacy and Pharmacy Supply (Ft Lewis, WA); NCOIC, Pharmacy Services (Ft Polk, La); Recruiter, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Station Commander, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Master Trainer, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Texarkana Company First Sergeant, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Senior Master Trainer, Portland Recruiting Battalion, Vancouver Company First Sergeant, Portland Recruiting Battalion, Tulsa Company First Sergeant, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion, Brigade Operations Sergeant Major, 5th Recruiting Brigade.
CSM Badley is a graduate of all Army NCOES courses through Command Sergeants Major Course. He also graduated the Basic Recruiter Course, Army Recruiting Station Commander Course, Master Trainer Course, Army Recruiting First Sergeant Course and the Army Recruiting CSM Course. CSM Badley also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University in Orange, Alabama.
CSM Badley’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 oak leaf clusters); Army Commendation Medal (with 9 oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (with 5 oak leaf clusters); Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award (with 2 oak leaf clusters); Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award); National Defense Service Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal(with campaign stars); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); Army Service Ribbon; Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait); Army Recruiter Gold Badge; Expert Field Medical Badge; Parachute Badge; Drivers’ Badge. CSM Badley is also a member of the distinguished Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.