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On order, 3d CR deploys anywhere in the world and conducts combined arms operations to fight and win.

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Lieutenant Colonel Work

LTC Matthew T. Work received his commission as an Infantry officer from the United States Military Academy in 2000 and holds a Bachelor of Science in System Engineering and a Master’s of Science degree in Adult Education from the University of Kansas.

LTC Work’s first assignment was as the 3rd Platoon Leader in B Company, 1-327 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell Kentucky. His next assignment was with 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Washington where he served as the 3rd platoon leader in B Company during the invasion in Iraq and then as the battalion support platoon leader.

After completing the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course at Fort Benning, Georgia, he served as the battalion training officer, and then assumed command of B Company, 1-27 Infantry (Stryker), 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. His next assignment was with 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. He served as the S3-Air and AS3 before assuming command of D Company, 1st Ranger Battalion. Following a PCS to Fort Benning, LTC Work commanded the Regimental Selection and Training Company, Regimental Special Troops Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

After a year at the Command and General Staff College, LTC Work served as a battalion and brigade executive officer in the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy. His last assignment was in Stuttgart, Germany as a J35 Joint Operations Planner for USAFRICOM. LTC Work has deployed eight times to the CENTCOM AOR in various staff and command positions.

LTC Work’s military training and education includes Air Assault School, Combat Diver School, Pathfinder School, Airborne School, Ranger School, the Infantry Officer Basic Leader’s Course, the Captain’s Career Course, and the Command and General Staff College.

LTC Work’s awards include the Joint Meritorious Service Medal, the Bronze Star (2 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the Expert Infantry Badge, and the Combat Infantry Badge.


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