LTC Cort J. Hunt
Lieutenant Colonel Cort Jackson Hunt is originally from Denver Colorado. He attended Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, earning a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and active duty commission in 1995. He also completed his Masters Degree in Human Resource Management at Webster University in 2002. He served in various command and staff positions throughout his 18 years of service and his most recent assignment was Chief, Senior Leaders Training Division, AG School House, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
His assignments include: Battalion S1, 504 Signal Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Task Force S1, 269th Signal Task Force, Camp Doha, Kuwait; Company Commander, Milwaukee Recruiting Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Battalion S2/S3, 509th Personnel Services Battalion, Camp Casey, Korea; Chief Enlisted and Officer Strength Management, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; Deputy, G1 Plans and Operations, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander, Military Entrance Processing Station, Denver, Colorado; Brigade S1, 3-2 Stryker Brigade, Joint Base Lewis Mcchord, Washington; Deputy G1, I Corps, Joint Base Lewis Mcchord, Washington; Deputy CJ1, ISAF Joint Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
LTC Hunt's professional military education includes the Adjutant General Officer Basic Course, Airborne, Recruiting Command Course, Adjutant General Advanced Course, Combined Arms Services & Staff School, Army Command and General Staff College, and the NATO Resource Management Course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (w/Bronze Service Star), Armed Forces Expeditionary medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/numeral 2), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NATO Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Recruiter Badge, and the Basic Parachutist Badge. He is also the 2005 Maude Medal recipient for the Army-wide Adjutant General Officer of the Year.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Nevin E. Salada
Command Sergeant Major Nevin E. Salada was born in Harrisburg, PA, on Oct. 22, 1965, and graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1983. Enlisting in the Army in 1983, CSM Salada attended Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Ft Leonardwood, MO as a Heavy Construction Equipment Operator (62B).
After AIT, he was assigned to HHC, 54th Engineer BN in Wildflecken, Germany and subsequently served with B Company 14th Engr. Bn. Ft Ord, CA until his ETS in 1987.
In 1988, CSM Salada applied for an AGR tour as a field recruiter with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command with his first tour starting in 1989 with the New Haven recruiting Bn. In 1992 CSM Salada transferred to the Harrisburg Recruiting Bn. with duty in the Towanda Recruiting Station, Mechanicsburg Recruiting Station and the Chambersburg Recruiting Station. In June 1998 CSM Salada transferred to Pittsburgh AMEDD where he served as the 91CC recruiter for the state of Pennsylvania. Finally, in 2000, after serving 12 years as a field recruiter; he was promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant and transferred to the Albany Recruiting BN. From 2000-2004, CSM Salada served as the Senior Operations NCO and as the Catskill Recruiting Company First Sergeant.
In June 2004, CSM Salada was transferred to the 1st Recruiting BDE HQ where he served as the BDE Senior OPNS NCO. In June 2005 he was selected by the BDE CSM to serve another tour as a company First Sergeant and was transferred to the Carlisle Recruiting Company.
After successfully completing 25 months as the First Sergeant of the Carlisle Company, he was transferred to HQ USAREC G-3 to serve as the first Senior Policy NCO for the Army Reserve.
CSM Salada was selected for promotion to SGM and reassigned to Red Stone Arsenal in Huntsville Al where he served as the the 2nd Recruiting BDE S-3 Operations SGM. In June 2012 CSM Salada transferred to his present assignment as the Command Sergeant Major for the Salt Lake City Recruiting Battalion
CSM Salada is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy as well as the DA and USAREC First Sergeant Courses. His many Army awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters; The Army Commendation Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters and the Army Achievement Medal with 7 oak leaf clusters. In addition, he holds both of U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s top awards – the Glenn E. Morrell Medallion for recruiting excellence and the US Army Recruiter Ring. CSM Salada is a graduate from Columbia Southern University where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Marketing.