COL Sam Russell

COL Sam Russell

Dates of Service: Oct 1988 - Nov 2017
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Promotions

  • 2LT May 88
  • 1LT Oct 90
  • CPT Apr 92
  • MAJ Nov 99
  • LTC Oct 05
  • COL Mar 11
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1988

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Bio 

I am a logistician by trade and a Quartermaster by background. In my off duty time I enjoy genealogy and military history, particularly the frontier army and specifically the battle of Wounded Knee. You can follow my blog on the latter topic at ArmyAtWoundedKnee.com

Military Experiences

Jul 2015 - Sep 2017
PKSOI
Division Chief
Chief, Joint Proponency Division
Jun 2012 - Jul 2015
G4
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Quartermaster
Branch Chief
Chief, Office of the Quartermaster General.
Jan 2007 - Apr 2009
94th BSB
Battalion Commander
Commanded 8 companies and over 900 of the best damn soldiers in the best damn army in the world.

Deployments

(5 years, 2 months)
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
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Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)
Chief, G4 Mobility Division, USARCENT, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Jul 2012 - Sep 2012
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Kuwait
Chief, G4 Mobility Division, USARCENT, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Commander, 94th BSB, 4th BCT, MND-B, FOB Rustamiyah, Iraq.
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Brigade S3, Division Support Brigade, 3ID, Camp Taji, Iraq.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

Mar 1994 - Apr 1994

Oct 1992 - Nov 1992

Mar 1989 - May 1989

Jul 1985 - Aug 1985

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Personal Information

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