Lt. Col. Amorris O. Conley

Lieutenant Colonel Amorris O. Conley hails from Wesson, MS. In 2005, he was commissioned as Army Reserve Transportation Officer through ROTC at Jackson State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Tougaloo College, Master of Business Administration from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, and Master of Science in Homeland Security Law & Policy from University of Kansas.

His military education includes the Transportation Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Joint Combined Warfighting School-Hybrid, Reserve Component National Security Course, RAND Fellow Scholar, Defense Support of Civil Authorities, Division Transportation Officer Course, Support Operations Officer Course, Operational Contract Support Course, Theater Logistics Planner Course, and Command and General Staff College.

LTC Conley is currently assigned as the Garrison Deputy Commander at Fort Hunter Liggett. LTC Conley has held multiple leadership and staff positions as an Active Guard Reserve Soldier. Those positions include Senior Program Analyst, OCAR/Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, VA; Army Fellow at RAND Arroyo Fellowship, Santa Monica, CA; Battalion Executive Officer, 3rd LOGCAP Support Battalion, Birmingham, AL; G-4 Logistics Analyst, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Company Commander HHC, 1st Training Brigade USACAPOC (A) Fort Bragg, NC; Battalion S3, 1192nd Deployment & Distribution Support Battalion (DDSB), New Orleans, LA.

He has served in a variety of theaters including three combat deployments in support of Operation New Dawn, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Sentinel Freedom.

LTC Conley’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), Army Commendation Medal (5 awards), NATO Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Oversea Training Ribbons. LTC Conley wears the Combat Action Badge and is a member of Transportation Order of Saint Christopher.

LTC Conley has one son.