Col. Jason Condrey DA photo.jpgColonel Jason W. Condrey was born in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt. Colonel Condrey received his commission in the Infantry upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1997. After attending the Infantry Officer Basic Course, he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Battalion S-3 AIR in 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, NC.
After completion of the Maneuver Captains Career Course in 2001, Colonel Condrey moved to Ft. Richardson, AK where he served as the Battalion Assistant S3 in 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry (Airborne). He then commanded Comanche Company, deploying with Task Force 1-501 to Khost Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom III-IV. Upon redeployment, he moved to Dahlonega, GA, and served as the C Company Commander and Ranger Instructor in 5th Ranger Training Battalion.
In 2006, Colonel Condrey was selected as an Olmsted Scholar with assignment in Bucharest, Romania. After two years of study in Romania and travel, Colonel Condrey attended Intermediate Level Education and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. He then deployed in 2010 as an individual augmentee to serve as a Campaign Planner at International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Upon redeployment from Afghanistan in 2011, Colonel Condrey served as the Battalion S3 and XO in 2nd Battalion, 504th PIR in Ft. Bragg, NC, deploying to Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. After two years in 2nd Battalion 504th PIR, Lieutenant Colonel Condrey moved up to the 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters where he served as the 82nd Airborne Division Chief of Plans. Colonel Condrey returned to Alaska and assumed command of 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry (Airborne) in November, 2014.
After Battalion Command, Colonel Condrey was selected as a US Army War College Fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. Upon the completion of his fellowship in 2017, Colonel Condrey was selected to serve as the Infantry Branch Chief in the Officer Personnel Management Division of U.S. Army Human Resources Command at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.
Colonel Condrey’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal (one Oak Leaf Cluster), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (two Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Achievement Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal (one Bronze Star), Afghan Campaign Ribbon with (three Bronze Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, ISAF NATO Service Ribbon, Army Valorous Unit Citation, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Ranger Tab.
Colonel Condrey’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy, a Masters in Management of International Projects from the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania and a Military Masters of Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies at the Command and General Staff College.   Colonel Condrey is married to Meagan and they have four children