Lieutenant Colonel Joel D. Newsom hails from Como, TX. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in General Management.Upon commissioning into the Infantry, he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Troop Executive Officer, and Battalion S4 in 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood Texas and in Kuwait.After attending the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, LTC Newsom was assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, where he served as the 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division S4 until he assumed command of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment and deployed to Afghanistan as the HHC Division Company Commander and Chief of Brigade Plans in Regional Command West.Following redeployment, LTC Newsom obtained a Master's degree in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University in 2006 and served on the United States Military Academy Staff as an instructor before being reassigned to Fort Bliss where he served as a Battalion Operations Officer, Executive Officer, and Brigade Executive Officer in 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. In his most recent assignment, he served as the Professor of Military Science at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo from June 2012 to June 2014.His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Combined Arms and Service Staff School. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Superior Unit Award, the Good Conduct Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Ranger Tab.He is married and has seven children.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Colonel Joel D. Newsom hails from Como, TX. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in General Management.Upon commissioning into the Infantry, he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Troop Executive Officer, and Battalion S4 in 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood Texas and in Kuwait.After attending the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, LTC Newsom was assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, where he served as the 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division S4 until he assumed command of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment and deployed to Afghanistan as the HHC Division Company Commander and Chief of Brigade Plans in Regional Command West.Following redeployment, LTC Newsom obtained a Master's degree in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University in 2006 and served on the United States Military Academy Staff as an instructor before being reassigned to Fort Bliss where he served as a Battalion Operations Officer, Executive Officer, and Brigade Executive Officer in 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. In his most recent assignment, he served as the Professor of Military Science at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo from June 2012 to June 2014.His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Combined Arms and Service Staff School. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Superior Unit Award, the Good Conduct Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Ranger Tab.He is married and has seven children. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
CSM Randell Moody entered the United States Army as an Infantryman on 23 May 1988. He attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA.CSM Moody has served in the following leadership positions: Team Leader, Squad Leader, TOW Section Leader, Tank Platoon Sergeant, Mechanized Infantry Platoon Sergeant, Support Company First Sergeant, Mechanized Infantry Company and Headquarters Company First Sergeant, Battalion and Brigade Operations Sergeant Major. He also served as a Drill Sergeant in an OSUT Company and the Senior Operation Sergeant at the United States Military Academy, West Point. His operational deployments include Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Iraq 1990, Operation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia 1997, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004-2005 and 2007-2008, and Operation Enduring Freedom 2013-2014. CSM Moody's assignments include: HHC, 2-6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Erlingen, GE; D Co, 1-502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; CSC, 1-4th Infantry Regiment, CMTC, Hohenfels, GE; D CO, 3-325th Parachute Infantry Regiment and D CO, 1-508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Caserma Ederle , IT; D CO, 3-502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; E Co and C CO, 2-58th Infantry Regiment, Infantry Training Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; HHC and A CO, 3-69th Armor Regiment and C CO, 1-3rd Brigade Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Staff and Faculty Company, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY; HHC, 1-32nd Infantry Regiment and HHC, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. CSM Moody attended military courses that include all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System; other courses include Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, and the Jungle Warfare Course. He holds an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University and is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice with Florida State University.CSM Moody's awards and decorations include: The Bronze Star Medal with 3 OLC's, The Meritorious Service Medal (4xOLC's), The Army Commendation Medal (5xOLC's), The Army Achievement Medal (7xOLC's), Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), Combat Infantry Badge 2nd award, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, British Parachutist Badge, Meritorious Unit Award, and Army Superior Unit Award; He is also a recipient of the Order of Saint Maurice and Order of Saint George.CSM Moody is married and has four kids.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CSM Randell Moody entered the United States Army as an Infantryman on 23 May 1988. He attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA.CSM Moody has served in the following leadership positions: Team Leader, Squad Leader, TOW Section Leader, Tank Platoon Sergeant, Mechanized Infantry Platoon Sergeant, Support Company First Sergeant, Mechanized Infantry Company and Headquarters Company First Sergeant, Battalion and Brigade Operations Sergeant Major. He also served as a Drill Sergeant in an OSUT Company and the Senior Operation Sergeant at the United States Military Academy, West Point. His operational deployments include Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Iraq 1990, Operation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia 1997, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004-2005 and 2007-2008, and Operation Enduring Freedom 2013-2014. CSM Moody's assignments include: HHC, 2-6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Erlingen, GE; D Co, 1-502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; CSC, 1-4th Infantry Regiment, CMTC, Hohenfels, GE; D CO, 3-325th Parachute Infantry Regiment and D CO, 1-508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Caserma Ederle , IT; D CO, 3-502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; E Co and C CO, 2-58th Infantry Regiment, Infantry Training Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; HHC and A CO, 3-69th Armor Regiment and C CO, 1-3rd Brigade Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Staff and Faculty Company, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY; HHC, 1-32nd Infantry Regiment and HHC, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. CSM Moody attended military courses that include all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System; other courses include Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, and the Jungle Warfare Course. He holds an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University and is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice with Florida State University.CSM Moody's awards and decorations include: The Bronze Star Medal with 3 OLC's, The Meritorious Service Medal (4xOLC's), The Army Commendation Medal (5xOLC's), The Army Achievement Medal (7xOLC's), Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), Combat Infantry Badge 2nd award, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, British Parachutist Badge, Meritorious Unit Award, and Army Superior Unit Award; He is also a recipient of the Order of Saint Maurice and Order of Saint George.CSM Moody is married and has four kids. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL