LTC Adam Woytowich
Lieutenant Colonel Adam Woytowich graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), commissioned into the U.S. Army Signal Corps, and entered active duty in October 2001. His first assignment was with 3rd Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)(Dissemination), Fort Bragg, NC where he deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a Signal Platoon Leader. He later served as the Signal Company Executive Officer.
As a Captain, Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich served as the Signal Detachment Commander for 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, NC, where he deployed twice to Colombia in support of Counter Narcotics Training (CNT) operations and later deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan as the Battalion Assistant Operations Officer. Upon return to home station, Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich attended and completed the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) in 2008. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and immediately deployed as a Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (SFODA) Commander to Oruzgan, Afghanistan. He later deployed as a SFODA Commander to Mexico and Guatemala in support of CNT operations. Lieutentant Colonel Woytowich then served as the Headquarters Support Company Commander in 2011, where he was responsible for moving the unit from Fort Bragg, NC to Eglin Air Force Base, FL as part of the Department of Defense’s Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process.
As a Major, he was a Special Forces Officer Career Manager at U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, KY. Following graduation from the Naval Command & Staff College and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, CA, Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne) at Camp Mackall, NC. There, he served as Commander of the SFQC culmination exercise (“Robin Sage”), Battalion Operations Officer, and Battalion Executive Officer. Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich then deployed to a Special Operations Forward Headquarters in the United Arab Emirates where he served as a Joint Future Plans Officer. Prior to assuming command of the Picatinny Arsenal Garrison, Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich was the Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) G-1 Special Operations Personnel Systems Staff Officer and the HQDA G-3 Special Operations Division Force Management Branch Chief in the Pentagon, Washington D.C.
Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich’s schools and education include the Signal Officer Basic Course, Infantry Captains Career Course, Special Operations Jumpmaster Course, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Course, Special Forces Qualification Course, Naval Command & Staff College, Action Officer Integration Course, and the U.S. Army Force Management School “How the Army Runs” Course. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from VMI and a Masters of Science in Defense Analysis from NPS.
Lieutenant Colonel Woytowich’s individual awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Army Staff Badge, and Special Forces Tab. His unit awards include the Valorous Unit Award and Army Superior Unit Award. His foreign decorations include Colombian, Guatemalan, Polish, and Bronze German Parachutist Badges.