LTC Carl D. Whitman Jr.
Lieutenant Colonel Carl D. Whitman Jr. was born in Athens, Georgia in 1968. He graduated from Cape Coral High School in 1987 and Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1997. He was commissioned as an Armor officer through the Army’s Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 1999. In 2009 Lieutenant Colonel Whitman branch transferred to the Adjutant General Corps.
LTC Whitman has held a wide variety of duty positions throughout his career. His assignments have included Tank Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 72nd Armor, Camp Casey, Korea; Scout Platoon Leader, E Troop, 9th Cavalry (BRT) 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Assistant Brigade Adjutant and Brigade Adjutant (S1), 2nd Brigade, 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, Texas, while serving as the 2nd Brigade Adjutant LTC Whitman deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I & II; Commanding Officer, Bravo Troop, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment; Squadron rear detachment Commanding Officer, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment; Commanding Officer Marion Ohio Recruiting Company, Cleveland Ohio Recruiting Battalion; Corps G1 Chief of Plans and Operations, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Combined Arms Center (CAC), Deputy G1, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Joint Personnel Planning Officer, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command (JECC), Joint Planning Support Element (JPSE), Norfolk Naval Base, Virginia.
His military education includes the Officer Candidate School (OCS), the Armor Officers Basic Course, the Scout Platoon Leaders Course, Airborne School, the Armor Captains Career Course, Command and Staff Service School (CAS3), the Recruiters Company Commanders Course, the Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) at the Joint Forces Staff College, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC).
LTC Whitman’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (w/3 Oak Leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (w/2 Oak Leaf clusters), National Defense Service Medal (w/ 1 Bronze Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (w/1 Bronze Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Naval Unit Commendation, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Badge, U.S. Army Recruiters Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Latosha Ravenell
Command Sergeant Major Latosha J. Ravenell is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. She enlisted in the United States Army in February, 1994. After graduating from Basic Combat Training in Fort Jackson, SC, she attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee as a 92A; Automated Logistical Specialist.
CSM Ravenell’s previous assignments include the 302nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Casey, Korea; 4Th Material Management Center (MMC), Fort Hood, TX; 558th Transportation Company; Fort Eustis VA; Houston Recruiting Battalion, Houston, TX; Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, Fort Meade, MD; United States Army Recruiting Command Headquarters, Fort Knox, KY; Solider Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC; Atlanta Recruiting Battalion, Atlanta, GA; Columbia Recruiting Battalion, Columbia, SC; and Portland Recruiting Battalion, Portland, OR. She is currently serving as the Command Sergeant Major of the Salt Lake City Recruiting Battalion, Salt Lake City, UT.
CSM Ravenell has held numerous leadership positions to include Section Sergeant, Warehouse NCOIC, Recruiter, Center Leader, Instructor, Small Group Leader, USAREC Liaison NCO, Division Chief, Senior Operations NCOIC, First Sergeant and Operations Sergeant Major.
Her military education includes the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Recruiter, First Sergeant Course, Recruiting First Sergeant Course, United States Army Sergeants’ Major Course (Class 41), Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt, Guidance Counselor, Center Leader, Supervisor Development Course, Unit Equal Opportunity Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course and Middle Manager Course.
Her civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University.
CSM Ravenell’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Gold Recruiting Badge with three Sapphires, the Recruiter Ring and the Glen E. Morrell Medallion.