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LTC Kevin E. Ryan


Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Ryan is a 2005 West Point graduate with a major in Mechanical Engineering. After completing the AH64 course at Fort Rucker, he spent the next five years in the 4th Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade serving as a platoon leader, battalion staff officer, and company commander. While serving in 4ID CAB, he deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq and Sharana, Afghanistan for two yearlong deployments.


Upon completion of his second deployment, he served at Fort Rucker training AVBOLC-B students, AVCCC students, and commanding A/1-145th AVN REGT. Post-Command and General Staff College, he was stationed at Schofield Barracks, HI and Wheeler Army Airfield serving as the Brigade Aviation Officer in 2/25 IBCT, Squadron Operations Officer in 2-6 CAV, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Operations Officer, and the 25th Infantry Division Deputy Chief of Staff. LTC Ryan recently served as the Aide-de-Camp to the Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.



CSM Jessica J. Boughan


CSM Jessica J. Boughan is a native of Lima, Ohio. She enlisted in the Army and completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC in June 2003. She attended AIT at Fort Gordon, GA and served for four years as a Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer before re-classing to into Army Aviation as an Aviation Operations Specialist in 2007.


CSM Boughan’s previous assignments include: 32nd Signal BN, Darmstadt, GE; 159th Combat Aviation Brigade and 101st NCOA, Fort Campbell, KY; E/3rd CAB, Fort Stewart, GA; 1st Joint Special Operations Air Component, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Liberty (Bragg), NC; F/2-227th, 1 ACB, Fort Cavazos, TX; and 96th ASB, 101 CAB, Fort Campbell, KY. Her deployments include numerous tours to Iraq, Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, and various contingency operations around the globe. CSM Boughan has held positions of Team Chief, Section Sergeant, Small Group Leader, Senior Small Group Leader, Cultural Support Team Member, Senior Aviation Operations Specialist, Platoon Sergeant, J3 Senior Enlisted Leader, First Sergeant, and Support Operations SGM.


CSM Boughan’s military education includes: all levels of NCO Professional Military Education through the Sergeant’s Major Course (class 72); Support Operations Course, Joint Firepower Course, Joint Air Operations Center Command and Control Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Air Assault, Rappel Master, Pathfinder, and she has attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Leadership and Workforce Development from  United States Army Command and General Staff College.


CSM Boughan’s awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC); Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (2 OLC), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (4 Campaign Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Operation Inherent Resolve Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Senior Aviation Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Pathfinder Badge