COL Timothy L. Hudson
Colonel Timothy L. Hudson is a 1995 ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate from Georgia Southwestern State University. Following graduation, Colonel Hudson began his Army career as an Army Nurse Corps Officer at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he attended the Critical Care Nursing Course and was assigned to the Surgical Intensive Care/Cardio-thoracic unit .
After leaving Walter Reed Army Medical Center Colonel Hudson was assigned to the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital and also worked in the emergency department at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. He deployed to Macedonia (Task Force Hawk) and later to Kosovo (Task Force MED Falcon). Upon returning to the States in 2001 he was selected to serve in the White House Medical Unit. His next assignment was to the 274th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, NC and the Clinical Nurse OIC of the Womack Army Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit. In 2005 he deployed to Mosul, Iraq where he served as the 47th Combat Support Hospital Intermediate Care Ward nursing OIC in addition to the Chief Nurse of the 274th Forward Surgical Team. Upon returning from deployment Colonel Hudson became the acting Chief Nurse for the 28th Combat Support Hospital until he left Fort Bragg in 2007. Next he was assigned to Martin Army Community Hospital and was subsequently deployed to Afghanistan with the Joint Theater Trauma System. After returning he became the Chief of Hospital Education and Training. Colonel Hudson commanded the 264th Medical Battalion at Joint Base San Antonio from 2010-2012 and is a 2013 graduate of the U.S. Army War College. After graduating he was assigned to the Office of the Surgeon General/MEDCOM, G-3/5/7. In July 2014, Colonel Hudson assumed command of the Medical Recruiting Brigade, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, KY.
Colonel Hudson's professional degrees include a PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University and Master’s degrees from Central Michigan University, University of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Army War College. He is board certified as a critical care nurse and healthcare executive and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has attended the AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives, the Advance Nurse Leadership, and the Army Trauma Training Courses. He holds both the critical care and emergency nursing skill identifiers.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Air Force Achievement Medal, and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. He has also been awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, and Army Superior Unit Award (1 OLC). Colonel Hudson has been awarded the Combat Action, Expert Field Medical, Senior Parachutist, Air Assault, Aircrew, and Presidential Service Badges and was inducted into the Army Medical Department’s Order of Military Medical Merit in 2008.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Vincent A. Lewis
CSM Vincent A. Lewis enlisted into the Army in May of 1986 from San Jose, California. He first served as an Air Defense Artillery Crewmember in the 3rd Armored Division 3/61 ADA Budingen, Germany; with subsequent assignments in the 10th Mountain Division 3/62 ADA Fort Drum, New York; 2nd Infantry Division 5/5 ADA Camp Hovey, Korea; and 4th Infantry Division 1/3 ADA Fort Carson, Colorado. He served in a variety of progressive positions in Air Defense Artillery, from Senior Gunner to Squad Leader and Bradley Commander.In 1996 CSM Lewis was selected for recruiting duty and assigned to the Dayton Recruiting Company where he eventually converted his Military Occupational Specialty to Career Recruiter. His additional assignments within Columbus Recruiting Battalion included Station Commander and BN Senior Trainer.In 2002, he was assigned as the 1SG of the Louisville Recruiting Company, Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion. In 2004, he was selected and served as a Field Inspector for the USAREC IG Team. He was then selected for and graduated from Class 56 of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy in 2006 and hand-picked to serve as the CSM for the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion as a 1SG. In 2007, he was one of two recruiting Sr NCOs selected to serve outside of USAREC in a Leadership Exchange Program for TRADOC, with duty as a 1SG, and later CSM for 3-13 INF (Basic Combat Training). In 2008 he returned, and served as the CSM for Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion until May 2010; CSM for Baltimore Recruiting Battalion from June 2010 to June 2012. CSM Lewis assumed responsibility of the Mid Atlantic Recruiting Battalion in July 2012. CSM Lewis has assumed responsibility of the Medical Recruiting Brigade at Fort Knox, KY effective February 21, 2014. Some notable accomplishments include being named the Columbus Recruiting Battalion Soldier of the Year in 1997 and again in 1999, and the Ohio Senate’s United States Army Service Person of the Year for the State of Ohio. CSM Lewis is the recipient of USAREC's highest awards, the Recruiter Ring and Glen E. Morrell Award. He has graduated from all Army NCOES courses; Battle Staff Course, First Sergeants Course, Inspector General’s Course, Combat Life Savers Course, NBC Toxic Agent Course, Air Assault, Basic Recruiter Course, Station Commander Course, Master Trainer Course, Recruiting First Sergeants Course, and Command Sergeant Major Course.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal 10th Award, Good Conduct Medal 9th Award, National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and the Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.