Colonel Christopher Cox
Colonel Christopher Cox is from Illinois. Colonel Cox is an alumnus of a wide array of civilian and military schools. These experiences began after his graduation from when he received a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarship. He used this scholarship to attend Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, majoring in Theoretical Computer Science. Colonel Cox also has obtained his Master Degree in Public Administration from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY).
Colonel Cox began his military education with attendance at the Chemical Officer Basic and Advance Course located in Fort McClellan, Alabama. The coursework emphasized Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear effects and the capabilities available for detection, identification, prediction of potential hazard locations, and remediation of the same. This instruction allowed him the opportunity to understand the potential of technology to enhance understanding and the responsiveness during operations on and off the battlefield. As part of his broadening as an Army officer, Colonel Cox attended Command and General Staff College and most recently as the Army War College Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.
As a career Army officer, Colonel Cox has served across the globe in a host of positions. These assignments include three deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, United States Military Academy faculty member, Battalion Commander, supervision of the Army Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction program, Chief of Future Concepts for the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence (MSCOE), and Chief of Staff for a Counter - Improvised Explosive Device Task Force.
Colonel Cox has received various medals and badges during his tenure in the Army. These include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, U.S. Army Ranger Tab, Parachutists Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Efficiency Badge (Bronze), Army Staff Identification Badge, and the Combat Action Badge.
Colonel Cox is married with two children.
Command Sergeant Major Christopher Williams
Command Sergeant Major Christopher Williams is a native of Georgia. He enlisted in the Army as a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Specialist in November 1989, attending One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
His assignments include Decontamination Specialist, 45th Chemical Company, Fort Polk, LA; Squad Leader, 4th Chemical Company, Camp Casey Korea; CBRN NCO, D Co. 2/502 INF, Fort Campbell, KY (Air Assault); CBRN NCO, A Co. 1/72 Tank Battalion, Camp Casey Korea; Battalion CBRN NCO, 90th Personnel Service Battalion, Baumholder Germany; Logistics NCOIC and Computer Plotter, 18th Airborne Corps G-3 Chemical Section (Airborne) Fort Bragg, NC; Brigade CBRN NCO, 20th Engineer Brigade (Airborne) Fort Bragg, NC; Platoon Sergeant, 21st Chemical Company, 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, NC; NCOIC Chemical Training Department Fort Leonard Wood, MO; First Sergeant, HHC, 84th Chemical Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; S3/CBRN NCOIC, 6th MP Group (CID), Fort Lewis, WA; Command Sergeant Major 110th Chemical Battalion, Fort Lewis WA; Sergeant Major Academy Class 60, El Paso, TX; S3 Operations Sergeant Major, 48th Chemical Brigade Fort Hood TX; Rear D Sergeant Major, V Corps, Wiesbaden Germany; United States Army Europe G34 CBRNE Sergeant Major; Command Sergeant Major, 2D Chemical Battalion, Fort Hood TX.
His military and civilian education include the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Air Assault School, Airborne School, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Instructor Training Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Jump Master Course, and the First Sergeants Course. Command Sergeant Major Williams holds an Associate Degree in General Studies from Central Texas College and a Bachelors of Science degree from Excelsior College.
His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (8th OLC), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, National Defense Medal with bronze star and the Good Conduct Medal (7th Award). He also wears the Senior Parachutist Badge, Air assault Badge, Combat Action Badge and is authorized to wear the German Army Efficiency Badge.
Command Sergeant Major Williams has three children.
Last Updated on 5 October 2015