Carl A. Alex

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Carl A. Alex

Colonel Carl A. Alex was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #4-87, 20 August 1987. His first duty assignment was as a Rifle Platoon Leader with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd (Air Assault) Infantry Regiment, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea beginning 31 December 1988. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion S-4, 1st Battalion 5th Mechanized Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Company Commander, 1st Battalion 5th Mechanized Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Regimental Air Officer, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Plans and Exercise Officer, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Senior Battalion Observer/Controller Trainer, 2nd Battalion, 174th Infantry Brigade, Fort Drum, New York; G-3 Chief of Operations, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea; Battalion S-3, 1st Battalion, 503rd (Air Assault) Infantry Regiment, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea; Executive Officer/Lieutenant Colonel Assignment Officer, Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Director of Infantry War Fighters Forum, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade Commander, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | Colonel Alex is a graduate of the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course, Airborne School, Ranger School, Jumpmaster School, Junior Officer Maintenance Course, Infantry Captains Career Course, Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle Commander Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, College of Naval Command and Staff and the National War College. | His military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (Valor Device), Army Achievement Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Valorous Unit Award.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Rifle Platoon Leader, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Graduation Year
1987
Year Inducted
2012
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_02564

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