LTC John P. Staley
LTC John P. Staley is a native of Charleston, SC. He attended Clemson University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology. LTC Staley has earned a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from Torou University.
LTC Staley’s first active duty assignment was as the Assistant Group S-4, 55th Medical Group, Fort Bragg, NC. Subsequent military assignments include Battalion S-4, 56th Medical Evacuation Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Leader and CL VIII Warehouse OIC, Alpha Company, 32nd Medical Logistics Battalion (FWD), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, Bravo Company, 32nd Medical Logistics Battalion (FWD), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Medical Logistics Officer, Division Medical Operations Center (DMOC), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S-3, 15th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of Materiel, Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S-3, 704th Division Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood Texas; S-4, 28th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Brigade S-4 and Executive Officer, 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. LTC Staley most recently served as the Chief, Logistics Division, Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
LTC Staley has served on six operational deployments. As the Company Commander, he deployed Bravo Company, 32nd Medical Logistics Battalion (FWD) to El Salvador in November 1998 in support of Hurricane Mitch disaster relief operations. In November 2001, LTC Staley deployed to Kuwait with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division as the S-3, 15th Forward Support Battalion in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In March 2003, LTC Staley deployed with the 704th Division Support Battalion during Operation Iraqi Freedom I. In 2006, he deployed with the 28th Combat Support Hospital in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08 during which time he served as the Hospital S-4 at Ibn Sina Hospital in Baghdad. In 2009, LTC Staley deployed with the 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-11 as the Battalion Executive Officer. In 2012, LTC Staley deployed with the 1st Medical Brigade Headquarters in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he served as the Executive Officer of Task Force Med-Afghanistan.
LTC Staley is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, AMEDD Medical Logistics Management Course, 82nd Airborne Division Jumpmaster Course, AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, Support Operations Course, and the Army Command and General Staff College.
LTC Staley’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (with four Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (with Service Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with one Service Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (with five Service Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Overseas Ribbon (with numeral 4), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Irish Parachutist Badge, and the U.S. Army Basic Recruiter Badge. LTC Staley is a member of the Army Medical Department’s Order of Military Medical Merit.
LTC Staley is married to the former Frances Darlene Tate of Mississippi. They share their home with two Labrador Retrievers named Ace and Tex.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Ryan K Barr
Command Sergeant Major Ryan Barr is a native of Alamosa, CO. He entered the Army in June, 1992 and attended the Aviation Operations Specialist Course at Fort Rucker, AL. CSM Barr’s previous assignments include Sergeant Major, 13th Battalion, ARCD, Sergeant Major, 4th Battalion, ARCD; Enlisted Accessions NCOIC, Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), Morrow, GA; Accessions Regional Manager, Special Missions NCOIC, Area Leader, and Operations NCO, 7th BN ARCD, Seattle, WA; Special Missions NCO and Army Reserve Career Counselor, 63rd RRC, Mesa, AZ; Army Reserve Recruiter, Phoenix Recruiting BN, Phoenix, AZ; Aviation Operations Sergeant, 2/159th AVN Group, Ft. Bragg, NC; Aviation Operations Sergeant, C Co, 2nd AMC, Camp Stanley, South Korea; and Aviation Operations Specialist, 1/229th AVN Regiment, Ft. Bragg, NC.
CSM Barr is a graduate of the Aviation Operations Specialist Course, Airborne Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Army Recruiter Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Retention & Transition NCO Course, Security Manager’s Course, Senior Accessions Career Counselor Course, and the Sergeants Major Course. CSM Barr completed his Bachelor of Science Degree with Excelsior College in 2004, and his Master of Education Degree with a concentration in Organizational Leadership through Northcentral University in December, 2010.
CSM Barr’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 Bronze OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver OLC, 4 Bronze OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 Bronze OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Bronze Hourglass, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (#4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Airborne Badge, Air Crew Member Badge, Recruiter Badge w/3 Sapphire Stars, Recruiter Ring, Glen E Morrell Award, and the Career Counselor Badge.