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LTC Timothy J. Decker

 

LTC Timothy J. (T.J.) Decker II is a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin.  He began his military service in 2003 when he received a commission from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.

 

His previous assignments include: Aircraft Component Repair Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, D Co, 7-101st Aviation Regiment;  Flight Platoon Leader, A Co, 7-101st Aviation Regiment; Headquarter and Headquarters Company Commander, 3-101st Aviation Regiment; Assault Company Combat Trainer, Flight Detachment Commander, and Deputy Aviation Operations Trainer, Eagle Team, National Training Center; Battalion S3, 2-25 Aviation Regiment; Brigade S3, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade; Secretary of the General Staff, 25th Infantry Division, and most recently served in various positions at Special Operations Command- Central.

 

He has been deployed twice, once in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to 7-101st Aviation Regiment and once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom wile assigned to 3-101st Aviation Regiment.

 

His education includes:  Aviation Officer Basic Course, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Training course, UH-60 A/L and M Qualification Courses, Aviation Captains Career Course and Command and General Staff College.  He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from St. Norbert College and a Masters of Arts in Business and Organization Security Management from Webster University.

 

LTC Decker is Senior Army Aviator and has earned the Parachutists Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and Air Assault Badge.  His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Air Medal, and Joint Service Commendation Medal.

 

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CSM Thomas "Alan" Hash

CSM Hash is native of Roanoke, VA, and joined the United States Army in February 2001 as a 15T UH-60 Helicopter Repairer, attending AIT at Fort Eustis, VA.  Prior to his enlistment in the Army, CSM Hash served as a Combat Engineer in the United States Marine Corps, attending Recruit Training at Parris Island, SC, followed by the Basic Infantry and Combat Engineer courses at Camp Lejeune, NC. 
 
CSM Hash’s first assignment was in Delta Company 2-1 Aviation in Ansbach, Germany. There he served as a UH-60 Mechanic. Later he was assigned to Charlie and Bravo Company where he served as a UH-60 Crew Chief, Flight Instructor, Section Sergeant, and Standardization Flight Instructor. While assigned to 2-1 Aviation, CSM Hash completed a 10 month deployment to Kosovo and 13 month deployment to Iraq. After successful completion of his assignment in Germany, CSM Hash was reassigned to Charlie Company 3/160 SOAR (Abn) in Savannah, GA. After six months as a MH-60 Maintenance Chief, he was reassigned to Alpha Company as a MH-60 Crew Chief. When Alpha Company was later re-flagged as Charlie Company, he served as a Flight Instructor, Safety NCO, Section Sergeant, and Platoon Sergeant. In May of 2011, he was reassigned to Delta Company where he served in Production Control until May 2014 when he was reassigned to 1st Battalion 160th SOAR (Abn) at Fort Campbell, KY.
 
While assigned to 1st Battalion, CSM Hash served as the First Sergeant of Alpha and Charlie Company until he assumed responsibility as the Headquarter & Headquarters Company, 160th SOAR (Abn). After selection for Sergeant Major, CSM Hash served as the Directorate SGM for the Special Mission Wing, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan from June 2018-June 2019, and later as the Maintenance Directorate SGM, U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Abn) from June 2019-July 2020 before assuming responsibilities as the 2-3 AVN (GSAB) Command Sergeant Major in September 2020. 
CSM Hash’s military education and schools include all levels of NCOES, 160th Enlisted Combat Skills, SERE-C High Risk, Combatives Level 1, Aviation Accident Prevention Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Lean Six Sigma – Green Belt, Contracting Officer Representative Course, Water Survival Training Course, Basic Airborne Course, and the Air Assault Course.
 
1SG Hash’s awards include the Bronze Star (3 OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service medal (3 OLC), the Air Medal (Numeral 5), the Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), the Selected Marine Corp Reserve Medal (2nd Award), the Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign medal (1 Silver CS), Afghanistan Service Medal (2CS), Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal (1CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Presidential Unit Citation, the Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Combat Action Badge, the Master Aircraft Crewmember Badge, the Basic Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Sikorsky Rescue Award.