LTC Jennifer A. McAfee
Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer A. McAfee was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Spanish and Portuguese from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, earning her commission as a Military Intelligence Officer in 1995.
She attended the Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course at Fort Huachuca, Arizona in 1995. In 1996, LTC McAfee’s first assignment was at 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia as the 24th Corps Support Group (CSG) Assistant S2. She then served as the 92nd Combat Engineer Battalion S2 in the 24th CSG. Her following three assignments were in the 103d Military Intelligence Battalion, 3d ID (M) as Assistant Collection Manager, Division Analysis and Control Element (ACE), Company Executive Officer for Bravo Company, and Battalion Maintenance Officer.
LTC McAfee graduated from the Military Intelligence Captains’ Career Course, Combined Arms Service Staff School, and the Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Officer Course in 1999.
While assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, LTC McAfee served as the 325th Forward Support Battalion S2 and as a G2 Operations Officer, 25th Infantry Division (Light). She completed her Master of Science degree in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University during this time. LTC McAfee’s follow-on assignment was as the Senior Watch Officer, Kunia Regional Security Operations Center (KRSOC). LTC McAfee subsequently served as Commander, 406th MI Company, 732nd MI Battalion for 20 months with her Soldiers working 24/7 operations at the KRSOC. Her follow-on assignments were as the Battalion Adjutant for the 732nd MI Battalion, and then the Group S1 for the 115th MI Group.
LTC McAfee served as the Kansas City Recruiting Battalion S3/Operations Officer in 2005, and then became the Kansas City Battalion Executive Officer from 2006 to 2008. She completed Intermediate Level Education at the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; deploying to Operation Iraqi Freedom the following year with the “Big Red One”, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas as Chief of G2 Operations. LTC McAfee’s most recent assignment was as the Chief of the Ground Sensors Division within the TRADOC Capability Manager-Intelligence Sensors Division at the Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
LTC McAfee’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Superior Unit Award, the National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), and the Basic Recruiter Badge. She is also a Knowlton Award recipient.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Anthony Bowers
Sergeant Major Anthony Curtis Bowers was born in Plainfield, New Jersey and enlisted into the Army on January 23, 1990.
He attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training as an Administrative Assistant at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Sergeant Major Bowers has served with distinction in a variety of NCO leadership positions; many with the Enlisted Adjutant General Branch, U.S. Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Virginia. He started recruiting in July 1995 and has served in numerous recruiting positions with the Miami Recruiting Battalion; Raleigh Recruiting Battalion and the Columbus Recruiting Battalion. He also served as a Delta Force Recruiter with 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Sergeant Major Bowers attended the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 61.
Sergeant Major Bowers has received numerous awards throughout his recruiting career to include Miami Company New Recruiter of the Year; Miami Recruiting Battalion Soldier of the Year; Raleigh Recruiting Battalion Station Commander of the Year, Columbus Recruiting Battalion First Sergeant of the Year, and FY 2007 Top Company Award for 3rd Recruiting Brigade.
Sergeant Major Bowers holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Liberty University and a Master’s degree in Strategic Leadership from Trident University. His military awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the Parachutist Badge, Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphire stars, the Recruiter Ring and the Glen E. Morrell Award.
Sergeant Major Bowers is married to the former Barbra Pottorf. They have six children Ronald, Ariel, Phillip, Byran, Malory and Bryce.