LTC Everardo Alanis
Lieutenant Colonel Everardo “Ever” Alanis was born in Mexico and grew up in Brownsville, Texas. In May 1991, he enlisted in the Marine Corps, and he served as a Rifleman in Charlie Company, 1/23rd Marines (Reserve) from 1991-1995. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History degree from the University of Texas in Brownsville. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant in May 1997. He graduated from the Ordnance Officer Basic Course at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD in September 1997.
LTC Alanis’ first assignment from October 1997 to June 1999 was as Assistant S-3 in the 409th Base Support Battalion (BSB) in Vilseck, Germany. From July 1999 to September 2000, he served as Platoon Leader and Executive Officer for the HHC, 100th Area Support Group (ASG) in Grafenwoehr, Germany. He graduated from the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course (CLC3) at Fort Lee, VA in February 2001 and the Combined Arms Staff Service School (CAS3) at Fort Leavenworth, KS in May 2001. From May 2001 to November 2002 he served as the Ammunitions Operations Officer in the Corps Ammunition Management Office (CAMO) at Fort Hood, TX. From December 2002 to May 2003, he served as the Company Commander for Alpha Company (Provisional), 4th Corps Materiel Management Center (CMMC) at Fort Hood, TX. Then, from June 2003 to November 2003, he served as the Munitions Materiel Management Officer and the 13th COSCOM Ammunition Officer at Fort Hood, TX. From December 2003 to June 2005, he served as Company Commander for 664th Ordnance Company at Fort hood, TX. His next assignment from July 2005 to February 2007 was as the Maintenance Management Officer for the 64th Corps Support Group at Fort Hood, TX. From March 2007 to February 2009, he served as the Munitions Management Officer for the 1st Sustainment Brigade at Fort Riley, KS. From April 2009 to August 2010, he served as the Support Operations Officer and from September 2010 to June 201 he served as the Executive Officer for the 601st Aviation Support Battalion, Fort Riley, KS. He graduated from the Command General Staff College on May 2012. His last assignments from July 2012 to May 2015 were as the Logistics Plans Officer and the G4 for the Contingency Command Post, Task Force 51, United States Army North at Fort Sam Houston, TX.
LTC Alanis has a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.
LTC Alanis’ awards and decorations include Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Iraqi Campaign Medal (3), GWOTEM, GWOTSM
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Charles N. Orange
Command Sergeant Major Charles N. Orange hails from Fort Lauderdale, FL. He entered the Army’s Delayed Entry Program on 31 October 1989. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
His past assignments include Crew Chief for 2-1 Aviation Regiment at Ansbach, Germany, Crew Chief for 1-101 Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, KY, Recruiter for Orlando Recruiting Company at Orlando, FL, Instructor for Aviation Training Brigade at Fort Rucker, AL, Center Commander for Wichita East Recruiting Station, Gainesville Recruiting Company First Sergeant in Gainesville, Florida, Puerto Rico, Recruiting District First Sergeant and San Juan Recruiting Company First Sergeant in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Accessions Support Brigade Operation NCOIC at Fort Knox, KY, Operations Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major for Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, Fort Meade, MD.
CSM Orange’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (six oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (seventh award), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numerical device 4), National Defense Service Ribbon (2 bronze stars), Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Ribbon (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), Army Superior Unit Award (two oak leaf clusters), Senior Crew Member Badge, Air Assault Badge, Glen E. Morrell Medallion for Excellence in Recruiting, Recruiter’s Ring for Excellence in Recruiting, and the Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphire stars.
CMS Orange’s military and civilian education include Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual Training, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Army Battle Staff Course, Guidance Counselor Course, Station Commander Course, Army Recruiter Course, Army Instructor Course, Aviation Life Support Equipment Course, Anti-Terrorism Course, Air Assault School, Combat Life Saver Course, First Sergeants Course, and United States Army Sergeant Major Academy (Class 63). CSM earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Organizational Leadership (Magna Cum Laude) from Mountain State University and his Masters in Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Columbia Southern University. CSM Orange was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success in 2015.