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LTC Peter A. Thomas



Lieutenant Colonel Peter Thomas, from Philadelphia, PA, graduated from Widener University in May 2005. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and commissioned as a United States Army Aviation Officer. He attended the Aviation Officer Basic Course and graduated flight school in 2007.

His first assignment after flight school was at Fort Campbell with the 2-17 Cavalry, 101 Combat Aviation Brigade where he served as an assistant S3 and Platoon Leader from 2007-2010.  After completing the Aviation Captain’s Career Course in 2010, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas assumed command of Blackfoot Troop, 6-17 Cavalry, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade in Fort Wainwright, AK from 2010-2011. Following this command, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas took command of Iron Horse (F Troop) Troop, 6-17 Cavalry, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade in Fort Wainwright, AK from 2011-2012.

He then served as the aide-de-camp for the Commanding General, US Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, AL from 2012-2013. Following his time as aide-de-camp, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas attended Command and General’s Staff College with a subsequent assignment as a US Army Congressional Fellow from 2014-2017 at the Pentagon. During this time, he earned his Masters Degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University, Washington, DC. 

Following his time at the Pentagon, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas assumed command of Bravo Company, 602d Aviation Support Battalion followed as the Executive Officer, 4-2 Attack Battalion, Camp Humphreys, Korea. Most recently, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas served as the Deputy Chief of Operations for the US Army Operations Center, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon.

He has two operational deployments to Operation Enduring Freedom from 2008-2009 and Operation New Dawn 2011-2012.

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas’ awards are commensurate with his time in service and is a graduate of the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, Aviation Officer Basic Course, Captain’s Career Courses, and the Command and General Staff College.

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CSM Linus L. Felix



Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Felix was born on St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands. He enlisted in the United States Army on September 9, 1998. CSM Felix attended Basic Training at Ft. Jackson, SC. He reported to Ft. Eustis, Virginia for Advanced Individual Training where he earned the Military Occupational Specialty of 15Y, AH-64A Armament/Electronics/Avionics Repairer for the Apache Helicopter.

His military assignments include serving with 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, Ft. Campbell, KY; 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Camp Humphreys, South Korea, 8th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, Ft Campbell, KY; Recruiter, Baltimore Recruiting Battalion Woodbridge, VA; 4th Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Camp Humphreys, South Korea; 122nd Aviation Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC; 1st Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; 2nd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment, Fort Huachuca, AZ. He also served in 2nd Battalion, 210th Aviation Regiment, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA; Center for Initial Military Training, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. His deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.

CSM Felix’s military education includes the Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Recruiter School, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course, Air Assault School, Basic Airborne School, and United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 69). He also holds a Master’s of Science degree in Management with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Excelsior College and a Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Old Dominion University.

CSM Felix’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters. He also holds the Master Aviation Crewmember Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Recruiter Gold Badge.