LTC Lynn E. Marm
As a daughter of a career military intelligence officer, LTC Lynn Marm’s life in the military began early as an Army “brat.” She graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a degree in International Business. She received her commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps in May 1994, and was the distinguished military graduate. She later completed a Masters Degree in business and organizational security from Webster University and completed the Army’s post-graduate medical logistical course.
Upon entering the Army on active duty in 1994, LTC Marm’s served her first duty assignment as an ambulance platoon leader in the 724th Main Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia. She moved to Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 1996 and served as the Chief, Materiel Distribution in Womack Army Medical Center, where she was afforded the opportunity to attend the Medical Logistics course and specialize as a medical logistician. She was selected to serve as the Battalion Logistics officer for the 56th Medical Evacuation Battalion in the 44th Medical Brigade where she served for two years before assuming command in 1999 of the only airborne medical logistics depot company in the United States Army, A Company, 32d Medical Logistics Battalion. This unit provided continuous support to operations in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Following command, in 2002, LTC Marm was assigned to the 62d Medical Brigade Headquarters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington as the Brigade Deputy Logistics officer. She deployed with the brigade in spring 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The brigade headquarters was responsible for combat health support to Northern Iraq. Upon redeployment she was assigned as medical plans officer at the I Corps Surgeon’s office, responsible for developing medical plans in support of contingencies the Pacific region. She was selected to attend the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 2005. Following these policy assignments, she served two years as a legislative liaison, representing Army Medicine to Congress before her selection as the Chief, Congressional Affairs for the Army Surgeon General.
LTC Marm is a graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, Air Assault, Airborne, and Combined Arms Staff Service School (CAS3). Her awards and decoration include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Expert Field Medical Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the U.S. Army Recruiter’s Badge. LTC Marm is also a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Command Sergeant Major
SGM Rene L. Hutchins
Sergeant Major Rene L. Hutchins was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts and grew up in Dover New Hampshire after graduating from Dover High School in 1987, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in November of 1987. SGM Hutchins completed Basic Training at Parris Island, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama as an Ammunition Explosive Technician. After leaving the Marine Corps in Nov 1991 he later enlisted in the United States Army in Feb 1995
SGM Hutchins has served in numerous assignments and has held various leadership positions with the Marine Corps and the Army. These positions include Squad Leader, Section Sergeant. His previous assignments prior to joining USAREC were Ammunition Specialist 70th Ordance Battalion, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Ft. Bliss TX. Assistant Division Commander (Support) Driver, HHC 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey Korea, Operations Ammunition Sergeant 41st Ordance Company, Rhine Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany, Squad Leader and Section Sergeant, 23rd Ordanance Company, 191 Ordance Battalion, Miesau Germany.
SGM Hutchins’ recruiting career began in May 1999. His first assignment was with the New England Recruiting Battalion as a detailed Recruiter in Keene N.H, followed by Station Commander in Lowell and Waltham, Massachusetts. He served as a First Sergeant for the Ft. Drum Recruiting Company and Buffalo Recruiting Company in the Syracuse Recruiting Battalion. He later served as the Senior Guidance Counselor, at Tampa Meps, Tampa Recruiting Battalion.
Sergeant Major Hutchins completed all required military schooling including the, Primary Leader Development Course, Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course. The Basic Recruiter Course, Station Commanders Course, Department of the Army First Sergeant Course and USAREC First Sergeant Course, Operations and Guidance Counselor Course and the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy Class 63. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Trident University.
Sergeant Major Hutchins awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3/ OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2/OLC). Army Achievement Medal (4/OLC), Marine Corps Good Conduct Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, (6th Award). National Defense Service Medal (w/2 Bronze Star). Korean Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (w/2 Bronze Stars), Global War on Terrorism, Professional Development Ribbon (w/Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/Numeral 2), Navel Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (w/ 1 Bronze Star), Kuwait Liberation Medal (w/1 Bronze Star), Army Gold Recruiting Badge w/ 3 Sapphires, Army Recruiting Ring, Morrell Award for Recruiting Excellence.