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Colonel Marc A. Cloutier received his commission in 1995 from Georgetown University. He served as a lieutenant in 1-504 PIR, 82nd Airborne Division. Following the Infantry Captain’s Career Course, COL Cloutier served as an instructor and S3-Air at 6th Ranger Training Battalion, Eglin AFB, Florida, followed by a tour with 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) as a battalion S4 and company commander. After leaving company command, COL Cloutier served in an AC/RC assignment at Fort Drum, New York, where he also deployed as a combat advisor.
COL Cloutier’s field grade officer assignments include duty at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia; HQDA G-8; and command of 1/187 Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT). His most recent assignment was G-3, U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command, at Fort Bliss, Texas.
COL Cloutier has multiple tours of duty in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, and Resolute Support.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Justice from American University, Washington, D.C., a master’s degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University, and a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Michael L. Oliver II enlisted into the United States Army in August 1994 as an Armored Crewman and completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. CSM Oliver has served in various duty positions to include Driver, Loader, Gunner, Tank Commander, G3 Battle Non-Commissioned Officer, Division Headquarters Commandant, Platoon Sergeant, Company First Sergeant, Battalion Headquarters First Sergeant, Brigade Headquarters First Sergeant, Battalion Operations Sergeant Major, Brigade Operations Sergeant Major, and Squadron Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Oliver’s previous assignments include 2nd Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment, Baumholder, Germany; 1st Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Headquarters, 1st Armored Division, Bad Kreuznach and Wiesbaden, Germany; 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; 1st Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; 9th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia; and 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia. His deployments include Bosnia, Afghanistan, Africa, Ukraine, two tours to Kosovo, two tours to Kuwait, and three tours to Iraq.
CSM Oliver’s military education includes the Abrams tank crew member training, Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Battle Staff Course, Scout Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, First Sergeant Course, Master Resilience Trainer Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Course (Class 65). His civilian education includes an Associate Degree in General Studies from Pikes Peak Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Excelsior College, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University.
CSM Oliver’s awards and decorations include the Valorous Unit Award (2nd Award), Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Bronze Star Medal (4th Award), Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Army Commendation Medal (V Device), Army Commendation Medal (6th Award), Army Achievement Medal (6th Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with 5 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 5, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral 5, NATO Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, Combat Action Badge, and Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver-Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles. Additionally, he is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, was knighted as an Order of St. George recipient and an Order of St. Maurice recipient.