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 William H Pope
Command Sergeant Major (SGM) Pope began his military career on October 3, 1985 when he enlisted into the United States Army. CSM Pope has held both operational and leadership positions within the United States Army with his most recent assignment and deployment to Afghanistan as the U. S. Army Material Command, Theater Logistics Sergeant Major, where he served as the senior enlisted advisor to the Deputy Program Director executing plans and strategy for a complex multi-billion dollar acquisition and contracting programs supporting both coalition and NATO forces.
Previous assignments include: 184th Ordnance Co. (Germany), 144th Ordnance Co. (Southwest Asia), 15th Ordnance Bn., 310th Theater Army Area Command, 7th ARCOM HQ, 21st Theater Army Area Command (Europe), USAREUR MOB Center (Bosnia), 1st Bn, 415th Inf Regt 104th Div., 718th Combat Engineers, 81st Regional Readiness Command, 84th USARRTC, Office of the Chief Army Reserve, Retention and Transition Division. He has also served as the Command Retention Sergeant Major for 99th Regional Readiness Command, and as the Battalion Sergeant Major for 2nd, 3rd, and 12th Battalion’s, ARCD.
CSM Pope’s schools and training include; the Army Pre-Commission Course, Small Arms Maintenance Course, Nuclear, Biological & Chemical School, Primary Leadership Development Course, Unit Supply Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer School, Combat Life Saver Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer School, Retention NCO Course, Facility Manager Course, DARN Facilitator Course, 79V Conversion Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Retention Managers Course, Educational Measurements (Test Writing and Development), Systems Approach to Training, Structured Self Development Level IV, Recruiting Battle Staff Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 55), Contracting Officer Representative Course, Acquisition Management, Army Pre-Command Course and USAREC Pre-Command Course. CSM Pope has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
CSM Pope’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal w/3 oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/7 oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/3 oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal 5th Award, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/star device, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device, Leadership Development Ribbon w/ #4, Armed Services Ribbon, Overseas Training Ribbon w/ #2, Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon w/ #2, Kuwait Liberation Medal & Kuwait Liberation Medal-Kuwait, NATO Medal w/ISAF Bar Article 5, Meritorious Unit Commendation Award, and Army Superior Unit Award. His badges include Drivers Badge, German Marksmanship Medal (Gold-Schutzensnur), Expert Weapons Qualification Badge, Physical Fitness Badge, Army Reserve Career Counselor Badge and Basic Recruiter Badge.
CSM Pope is married to the former Maria Y. Gonzalez, and they have four children: Cynthia, April, William and Jonathan, and four grandchildren.