Col. CJ King
Col. CJ King enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1989. In 1996, he graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis and earned a commission as an Infantry Officer. His subsequent assignments include Rifle Platoon Leader and S1 for 2-7 IN, Fort Stewart, GA; Executive Officer for B/703 MSB, Fort Stewart, GA; Deputy Support Operations Officer for 626 FSB, Fort Campbell, KY; Company Commander for B/801 MSB, Fort Campbell, KY; Multifunctional Logistics Instructor and Senior Team Leader for the Logistics Captains Career Course, Fort Lee, VA; Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer for 610 BSB, Fort Riley, KS; Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T) for the Goldminer Team, Fort Irwin, CA; Officer Personnel Management System (OMPS) Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG) Action Officer, Executive Officer to the Commanding General, and G3 Current Operations Branch Chief for the Human Resources Command (HRC), Fort Knox, KY.
Col. King commanded 299th Brigade Support Battalion from February 2014 to May 2016. After completing Senior Service College, he served as the Logistics Colonels Human Resource Manager for the Colonels Management Office in Arlington, VA. His previous operational deployments include Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and one tour in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
Col. King holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Science in National Security and Resource Strategy from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School. His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle Commander Course, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Joint Course on Logistics, Support Operations Course, Command and General Staff College, Airborne School, Air Assault School, and Ranger School.
Col. King’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (Silver OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), the Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Ranger Tab.