LTC Brian Patrick Fleming
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Patrick Fleming is a native of Staten Island, New York. He is a 1998 Distinguished Military Graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and History. His first assignment was with the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany, where he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader and Battalion Assistant Intelligence Officer. During this assignment, LTC Fleming deployed twice to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian II. LTC Fleming then served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer for 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82D Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. LTC assumed command of Bravo Company, 313th Military Intelligence Battalion and then commanded Bravo Company, 325th Special Troops Battalion when the unit was re-flagged under the 82D Airborne Division’s transformation to a modular force structure. Following command, LTC Fleming was selected as a Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Intern and earned a Masters degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. He was then assigned to the Pentagon as a Strategic Planner on the Joint Staff, J5, Deputy Directorate for the War on Terrorism. Following his tour on the Joint Staff, LTC Fleming was selected to serve as a Strategic Planner for the Department of the Army G-3/5/7 Army Initiatives Group where he worked directly for the Army G3. Following his assignment in the Pentagon, LTC Fleming attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) and the U. S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He then served as the Intelligence Planner for V Corps in Wiesbaden, Germany. During this assignment, he deployed to the International Security Assistance Force Afghanistan (ISAF) Joint Command in Kabul, Afghanistan. Upon redeployment LTC Fleming was assigned as the Battalion Executive Officer for 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th MI Brigade in Wiesbaden, Germany and was selected to be the Brigade Deputy S3. He followed this assignment by serving as the Chief of Intelligence Operations and then as the Deputy Director of Intelligence for U.S. Special Operations Command-Africa in Stuttgart, Germany.
LTC Fleming’s military education includes the U.S. Army Airborne School, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Infantry Mortar Leader's Course, Bradley Leader's Course, Military Intelligence Officer Transition Course, Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms Services Staff College, Counter Intelligence Officer's Course, the 82D Airborne Division Jumpmaster Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).
He holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy Administration from Georgetown University, a Masters of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the Defense Intelligence Agency’s National Intelligence University, and a Masters of Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (with OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (with OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (2nd Award), Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award), NATO Medal (3rd Award), Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, German Parachutist Badge and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge in Gold.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Dionne B. Boles
Command Sergeant Major Dionne B. Boles was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She enlisted in the U. S Army as a 75B Human Resource Specialist in March 1994 through the Tacoma Mall Recruiting Station, Tacoma, Washington. She completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and advanced individual training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.
Duty assignments include Human Resource Specialist 4/7 ADA Ft Lewis, Washington, 2/1 ADA, Ft Lewis, Washington, 3/4th Infantry Regiment, Basic Combat Training Battalion, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, HQ 4th Training Brigade, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, 16th Engineer Battalion, Giessen Germany, and Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion, Oklahoma. Her recruiting assignments include Detail Recruiter Quail Springs Mall Recruiting Station, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Station Commander, McKinney Recruiting Station, McKinney, Texas; Station Commander Denton Recruiting Station, Denton, Texas; First Sergeant Atlanta Recruiting Company, Atlanta Recruiting Battalion, Atlanta; First Sergeant Fort Wayne Recruiting Company, Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion and Operation Sergeant Major, Atlanta Recruiting Battalion.
CSM Boles’s military education include Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course; Advanced Non-Commissioned Course, Army Equal Opportunity Leader Training, Army Battle Staff Course; Army Recruiter Course, Station Commander Course; First Sergeant’s Course, and a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Resident Course Class 67.
Her awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (12th Award), Army Achievement Medal (8th Award), Southwest Asia Medal with Bronze Star, Army Forces Expeditionary Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 5), the Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the Glenn E. Morrell Medallion, the Army Recruiter Ring, and a distinguished member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
Command Sergeant Major Boles earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resource Management from Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, New Jersey, and a Master’s Degree in Management Leadership from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia.