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COL John A. Morris III

Colonel John Morris is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he received his commission as an Aviation Officer in 1999.

His key assignments include: Platoon Leader of D and F Companies, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry at Camp Stanton, Korea; Platoon Leader of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado, and Iraq; Commander of D Company, 1-10 Attack Battalion at Fort Drum, New York, and Iraq; Instructor/Writer at the Aviation Captain Career Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama; Commander of A Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment at Fort Rucker; Executive Officer, 1-82 (TF Wolfpack) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Afghanistan; Commander of B Company, 122nd ASB at Fort Bragg; Brigade Operations Officer, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Bragg and Afghanistan; G3 Air, Army Aviation OIC, NATO Rapid Deployment Corps (NRDC-ESP) at Betera, Spain; Commander of 1-3 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (TF Viper) at Katterbach, Germany; Senior Aviation Trainer at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana; and Director, Aviation Platforms – Requirements Determination Directorate, Fort Rucker.

COL Morris holds a bachelor’s in Environmental Science, a master’s in Acquisition and Procurement Management, is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the United States Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

COL Morris is a Master Army Aviator and rated in the AH-64D Apache Longbow, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and the EC-145. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (3  Oak Leaf Clusters), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), the Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.


Command Sergeant Major

CSM Jermaine Baldwin

Command Sgt. Maj. Jermaine Baldwin enlisted in the Army March 2, 2000. He attended Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, followed by Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia, where he graduated as a 68F, Aircraft Electrician. During his time in service, Command Sgt. Maj. Baldwin has held multiple enlisted leadership positions. As a noncommissioned officer, he has served in positions of Team Leader, Phase Team Leader, Reset Team Leader, Wounded Warrior Squad Leader, Recruiter, Production Control NCOIC, Senior Aviation Operations Sergeant and First Sergeant. His past assignments include K Company, 4-159th Aviation Regiment, HAAF, Georgia; B Co, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, HAAF; South Company, Houston Recruiting Battalion, Texas; D Troop, 1-17th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; B Trp, 1-17th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bragg; D Co, 3-82nd General Support Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg; HHC 3-82nd General Support Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg; D Co, 3-10th General Support Aviation Battalion, Fort Drum, New York; and 4-3 Assault Helicopter Battalion, HAAF.

Additionally, Command Sgt. Maj. Baldwin has completed four combat tours between Iraq and Afghanistan consisting of OIFIII, OEFIII, XII, XV, one peacekeeping mission SFOR8 in Bosnia-Herzegovina and two Operation Atlantic Resolve rotations to Germany and Romania

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Commendation Medal (5  OLC); Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC); Army Good Conduct Medal (6); National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 3); NATO Medal (1S); Presidential Unit Citation; Meritorious Unit Citation (2 OLC); Army Superior Unit Award; Driver Badge (Wheeled); Master Aviation Badge, Gold Recruiter Badge and Bronze Order of St. Michael.

Command Sgt. Maj. Baldwin’s military education includes Basic Leader Course; Advanced Leader Course; Warrior Transition Cadre Course; Recruiter Course; Senior Leader Course; Command Post of the Future operator course. Battle Staff; Master Resilience Training and United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 68.

CSM Baldwin holds a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management and is currently pursuing a Master of Business in Technology Management.

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Chief Warrant Officer 5

CW5 Scott Bean

CW5 Scott A. Bean enlisted in the Army in October 1993 as a Personnel Actions Specialist, serving 6 1/2 years with duty assignments at Fort Carson, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.

His previous Warrant Officer assignments include Nomad Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson;  Charlie Troop, 1-14th Aviation Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Alpha, Bravo, and Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-6 Air Cavalry Squadron, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii; Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization, and Alpha Company, 1-14th Aviation Regiment, Fort Rucker; 4-2 Attack Battalion, Camp Humphries, Korea; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-501 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Division  Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas; and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd CAB, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. CW5 Bean has served as an Instructor Pilot, Senior Instructor Pilot, Master Gunner, and Aviation Standardization Officer.

CW5 Bean’s military education includes: the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Education, Aviation Master Gunner Course, OH-58D and AH-64D/E Instructor Pilot Course, and Instrument Flight Examiner Course. His aircraft qualifications include the OH-58A/C, OH-58D, AH-64D, and AH-64E(v6).

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Air Medal (V device and numeral 3), Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), and Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Iraq Campaign Medal (w/Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal (Star), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation (1 OLC). He has earned the Combat Action Badge, Army Master Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Master Gunner Badge, and is the recipient of the Order of Saint Michael (Silver), and Order of Saint George (Bronze).