James C. Ernst

James C. Ernst

James C. Ernst

Colonel James C. Ernst was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 05-83, 13 January 1984. His first duty assignment was as the Engineer Platoon Leader, 82nd Survey Detachment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Engineer Platoon Leader, B Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, Fort Bragg; Engineer Platoon Leader, A Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, Fort Bragg; Comet Team Chief, Headquarters, STARC, Raleigh, North Carolina; Construction Mgmt Officer, 105th Engineer Group, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Commander, 881st Engineer Company, Rockingham, North Carolina; Facilities Engineer Officer, Headquarters, STARC, Raleigh, North Carolina; S3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 105th Engineer, Raeford, North Carolina; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 105th Engineer, Raeford, North Carolina; S2, Headquarters, 30th Engineer Brigade, Charlotte, North Carolina; S3, Headquarters, 30th Engineer Brigade, Charlotte, North Carolina; Commander, 505th Engineer Battalion, Gastonia, North Carolina; Design Engineer, Headquarters, 30th Engineer Brigade, Charlotte, North Carolina. He is currently serving as Brigade Commander, 130th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Charlotte, North Carolina; Brigade Commander, 130th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Charlotte, North Carolina. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal; War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon; Parachutist Badge; Honduran Parachutist Badge; North Carolina National Guard Meritorious Medal; North Carolina National Guard Commendation Medal; North Carolina National Guard Service Award Ribbon.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Brigade Commander | 130th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade | Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2009

  • Branch Of Service

    Engineer

  • HF ID #

    HF_02463