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LTC Andrew "Drew" Holler

Battalion Commander

 

LTC Andrew “Drew” Holler was born and raised in LaGrange, GA.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy and commissioned as a Field Artillery officer in May 2006.  Following the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Georgia where he served as a Fire Direction Officer, a Cannon Platoon Leader, and Battery Executive Officer. During his initial assignment, LTC Holler deployed to Balad, Iraq in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 07-08.
 
Upon completion of the Field Artillery Officer Captains Career Course in 2009, LTC Holler was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) where he served as a Division Staff Officer, Battalion Fire Support Officer for 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, and Battery Commander of Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment. During this time, he deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan and Shinwar, Afghanistan in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM 10 and 12. In 2015, after completion of battery command, LTC Holler was assigned to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as an Assistant Professor of Military Science.
 
In 2018, LTC Holler was assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps G5 as a planner. During this assignment, he was deployed in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE. In 2019, LTC Holler served as the Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer of 3rd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. He again deployed with the 82nd Immediate Response Force in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE. Additionally, LTC Holler served as the Executive Officer for the 82nd Airborne Division Artillery.
In July 2022, LTC Holler served as the Operations Advisor and Executive Officer for 4th Battalion, 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade. In this role, LTC Holler deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia to partner with officers from the Somalia National Army Headquarters, and the Danab Brigade.
 
LTC Holler holds a Master of Arts in Operational Art from the School of Advanced Military Studies, a Master of Arts in Trauma and Crisis Counseling from Liberty University, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the United States Military Academy.  His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.

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CSM Justin Lee Prince

Command Sergeant Major