Colonel Ryan K. Roseberry
Commander, HQ, U.S. Army Garrison, JRTC and Fort Polk
Colonel Ryan K. Roseberry enlisted in the U.S. Army on June 20th, 1990 as a 19D Calvary Scout. He served three years in 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry located in Schweinfurt, Germany before accepting admittance to Southern Illinois University. While attending college, he served as a platoon leader in E Troop 106th Cavalry and D Company, 131 Infantry of the Illinois National Guard. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in the Russian Language and a BA in International Trade with minors in Military Science and Economics. On September 1, 1997 he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Military Intelligence Corps, branch detailed to Armor.
Upon commissioning, COL Roseberry attended the Armor Officer Basic Course and Scout Platoon Leader Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Subsequently, he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (ABN) at Fort Polk, Louisiana where he served as a Scout Platoon Leader, Cavalry Troop Executive Officer, and Battalion S2. During this assignment, he graduated from the Military Intelligence Transition Course, Jump Master School, Ranger School, the Military Intelligence Captain Career Course and the Counterintelligence Course. He next served as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company Commander of the 203d Military Intelligence Battalion (TECHINT) located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. During this assignment, he commanded for 22 months leading his company into Iraq to establish the Coalition Joint Captured Materiel Exploitation Center (CJCMEC) in support of the 75th Exploitation Task Force and later the Iraqi Survey Group.
After company command, COL Roseberry served as the Deputy G2 for the 20th Support Command (CBRNE). During this tour, he deployed to Iraq to serve as the J2 for the Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I) Counter Improvise Explosive Device (C-IED) Task Force; Task Force Troy. Upon his redeployment, he returned to the 203d MI BN to serve as the BN S3 and later the BN Executive Officer, to spearhead Weapon Intelligence Team (WIT) training for C-IED teams deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan. After this assignment, he attended the National Intelligence University where he graduated with distinction and earned a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence.
Following graduation from ILE, COL Roseberry served as a BDE Operations Officer, BDE Plans Officer and a Division Chief at the Defense Intelligence Agency. He then completed two years of Battalion Command of the 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, located in Wiesbaden, Germany. Subsequently, he completed an AWC Fellowship at the George C. Marshall Center located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany where he remained as a Professor of National Security Studies.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Bronze Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Ranger Tab, Senior Parachutist Badge and Canadian Jump Wings.
COL Roseberry and his wife, Rhonda, have two children, Addisyn (13) and Hayden (11).