LTC CURTIS F. IDEN
Lieutenant Colonel Curtis F. Iden is a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Middle Tennessee State University where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps.
His previous assignments include Platoon Leader / Executive Officer, 501st Signal Company - 36th Signal Battalion, Camp Humphreys, Korea; Platoon Leader / Executive Officer, 235th Signal Company (TACSAT) – 67th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Detachment Commander, 235th Signal Company Detachment, ARCENT- Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Battalion Maintenance Officer, 67th Signal Battalion - Fort Gordon, Georgia; Battalion Logistics Officer and Company Commander, HQ and B Company, 121st Signal Battalion – 1st Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany; Aide-de-Camp for the Commanding General - U.S. Army Signal Center & Fort Gordon; Small Group Leader - Signal Captains Career Course (SCCC) / Trainer and Academic Counselor - Signal Officers Basic Course (SOBC) / Chief - Network Planning Team, 442nd Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Executive Officer - 369th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Inspector General, United States Military Training Mission (USMTM) – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; National Security Agency Client Advocate, 741st Military Intelligence Battalion – Fort Meade, Maryland; ILE Advanced Operations Course (AOC) Program Manager - Department of Distance Education and the Academics Operations Officer, Dean of Academics Department, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
LTC Iden is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic Course, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Inspector General Course, Small Group Instruction Course, Total Army Instructors Training Course, Asynchronous Distributed Learning Instructor Course (AdLIC), Unit Movement Officer Course, Air Force AMC Equipment Preparation Course, Air Force AMC Load Planners Course, Nuclear / Biological / Chemical Defense Course and the Northern Warfare Course. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University.
LTC Iden’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Army Overseas Ribbon (3), Army Superior Unit Award, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Ranger Tab and both the Signal Corps Regimental Association Bronze and Silver Order of Mercury.
CSM ANTHONY HARRIS JR.
CSM Anthony Harris Sr. enlisted in the United States Army on April 14, 1986. After completing Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina he attended Advanced Individual Training (72E Course) at Fort Gordon GA. His primary MOS is Information Technology Specialist (25B) his secondary MOS is Signal Support Specialist (25U).
His assignments include Telecommunications Operator with the 128th Signal Company SHAPE Belgium, Operator Maintainer Army War College Carlisle Barracks Pennsylvania, Support Systems Specialist 362nd Signal Battalion Seoul Korea, Instructor/Writer 442nd Signal Battalion Fort Gordon GA, Communications Operator and COMSEC Custodian 580th Signal Company Riyadh Saudi Arabia, S2 and S3 Operations NCOIC 93rd Signal Brigade, Drill Sergeant 369th Signal Battalion Fort Gordon GA, Drill Sergeant Of the Year 15th Signal Brigade Fort Gordon GA, NCOIC Distributed Information Systems Office (DISO) Department of the Army PERSCOM Alexandria VA, Senior Enlisted Advisor (for a Joint Multinational Organization) NATO Information Security Technical Center SHAPE Belgium, First Sergeant HHC 2nd Signal Brigade Mannheim Germany. Sergeant Major CONUS Theater Network Operations Security Center (CTNOSC) 2nd Signal Center Fort Huachuca AZ, G6 Sergeant Major United States Army Africa (USARAF) Vicenza IT.
CSM Harris awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5 olc), Army Commendation Medal (1 silver), Army achievement medal (5 olc), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal (7 olc) NATO Medal (Afghanistan)
CSM Harris' military education includes the Warriors Leaders Course, Advance Leadership Course, Senior Leadership Course, Sergeant Major Academy, Drill Sergeant School, Master Fitness Course, Force Managment Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Education Course and Combative 2. He also received a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from National Louis University Chicago.
CSM Harris is also a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Sergeant Morales Club and a recipient to the Bronze Order of Mercury.