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SVC Command Team

CPT Earley

Battalion Commander Captain Earley was born in Paducah, Kentucky and hails from the state of Tennessee. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon earning a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia College, Missouri.

In 1999, Captain Earley enlisted into the United States Army and completed Basic Training and Motor Transport Advanced individual Training as an 88M at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. After reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant, he attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in the US Army Transportation Corps in May 2008. During his career he has deployed in support of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, OIF 2.5, and Operation New Dawn.

Following the Transportation Officer Basic Course, CPT Earley was assigned to Echo Forward Support Company, 26th Brigade Support Battalion in the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia where he served as a Distribution Platoon Leader, a Forward Support Company Executive Officer, and as the Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Executive Officer. After the completion of the Captains Logistics Career Course December 2012, he was assigned to the Headquarters Battery, 69th ADA Brigade as the Brigade S4 (MAIN). He assumed command of Service Company, 4-5 ADA on 13 December 2013.

CPT Earley’s military education includes: Basic Motor Transport Instructors Course, Basic Officer’s Leader’s Course, Transportation Officer’s basic Course, and the Captain’s Logistics Career Course.

CPT Earley’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal (7 Awards), Army Achievement Medal (3 Awards), Good Conduct Medal (3 awards), National Defense Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Tours), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (2 Awards), and Army Service Ribbon. His unit awards include the Meritorious Unit Commendation (2 awards); Driver’s Badge f/ Wheel vehicles, Combat Action Badge.

1SG Foster

1SG Larry Foster originally hails from England, Arkansas. He entered the United States Army in November 1995 at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO where he attended Basic Training. He then completed AIT as a (63B) Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic at Ft. Jackson SC.

1SG Foster’s assignments include 577th Engineer Battalion, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, 11th Armored Calvary Regiment, Ft. Irwin, CA, 43rd Signal Battalion, Mannhiem, Germany, 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment, Ft Polk, LA, 5-25 Field Artillery, Ft. Polk, LA, 1-19th Field Artillery , Ft. Sill, OK, 2-30th Infantry Battalion, Fort Polk, LA, 94th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Polk, LA, 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery, Fort Hood, TX.

1SG Foster’s military and civilian education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Senior Leader Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, Hazardous Material Course, Nuclear Biological and Chemical Course, Combatives Course, SAMS-1 Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Instructor Course, Commander/ First Sergeant Course. 1SG Foster is enrolled and will complete is Business Management Degree with Central Texas College

1SG Foster’s awards and decoration include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Ribbon, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Drill Sergeant Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge.

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