Welcome to the 1AD Sustainment Brigade, the premier Sustainment Brigade in the United States Army. The 1AD Sustainment BDE is prepared to deploy and provide support to units world-wide. The officers, non-commisioned officers and Soldiers of the 1AD Sustainment BDE are professional, skilled warriors who contine to set the standard every day.
Provide mission command of assigned, attached, and OPCON Echelons Above Brigade sustainment units and synchronize distribution and sustainment operations in support of 1st Armored Division, and other aligned
units. On order, rapidly deploy to designated contingency areas; receive, integrate, and provide mission command of sustainment units providing operational and tactical sustainment; and perform theater opening, theater distribution, and sustainment operations in support of Unified Land Operations.
Commander - COL Sean P. Kelly
Colonel Sean P. Kelly is a native of Pittsfield, Massachusetts and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps upon his graduation from Norwich University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. He has a Masters of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a Masters of Science degree in Strategic Studies from the Marine Corps War College. His military education includes the Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, Naval War College (ILE), and the Marine War College.
Colonel Kelly’s company grade assignments include: Assistant Squadron S-3, 4-7 CAV, Camp Garry Owen; Rigger Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, 623rd Quartermaster Company; Battalion S-4, 264th Corps Support Battalion, 1st COSCOM (A); Log Ops Officer 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR); Troop Commander, Delta Forward Support Company (RSTA-FSC), 4-73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division; and Company Commander, Bravo Company, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.
Colonel Kelly served his field grade time in the following assignments: 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division as the Brigade S-4, Brigade Support Operations Officer (SPO) and Battalion Executive Officer of the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion.
Following his KD assignments he served as the Military Assistant (MA) to the Headquarters Department of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4; and the J-33 Chief of Operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He then assumed command of the 325th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Following battalion command, COL Kelly was selected to serve as the Aide-de-Camp to the 19th Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command.
His combat and operational service includes a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and five deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Colonel Kelly’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Overseas Service Medal (5th Award), Army Service Ribbon, Army Staff Identification Badge, Combat Action Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and the Uzbekistan and Chilean Parachutist Badge.
Colonel Kelly is married and has five children.
Command Sergeant Major - CSM Carla M. Hill
Command Sergeant Major Carla M. Hill joined the Army in May 1997. CSM Hill completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Advance Individual Training where she trained as a Transportation Management Coordinator (88N) at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
CSM Hill held numerous positions from Battalion Command Sergeant Major to Senior Transportation Supervisor. CSM Hill’s assignments include Battalion Command Sergeant Major, 39th Transportation Battalion, Kleber Kaserne, Germany; Support Operations Distribution Integrations NCOIC, 593rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; First Sergeant, 551st Inland Cargo Transfer Company and Operations NCOIC, 501st Brigade, Camp Carroll, Korea; Staff Movements NCO and Operations Sergeant U.S. Army South, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Transportation Management Coordinator, Staff Movements NCO, and Senior Transportation Management Coordinator, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas; Transportation Logistics NCO, Movements Supervisor, and Operations Sergeant, 4th Corps Materiel Management Company, Fort Hood, Texas; and Materiel Management Rail NCO, Air NCO, Highway Supervisor, and Freight NCO, Movement Control Company, Fort Irwin, California. She participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom (two tours), Joint Task Force Katrina, and Operation Unified Response.
CSM Hill’s military education includes the Warrior Leaders Course, Advance Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course, Command Sergeant Major Development Program, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course, Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Support Operations Officer Course, Joint Planning and Execution System Course, Joint Planning and Execution System Action Officer Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, BCS3 Basic Operators Course, Contracting Officer Representative Course, Air Load Planner Course, Automated Air Load Planners Course, and Hazardous Material Course. CSM Hill has a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Business Administration in Organizational Development and Human Behavior.
CSM Hill’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Silver Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Ribbon. CSM Hill also received the Ancient Order of Saint Christopher Award.