Stuart C. Pike

Stuart C. Pike

Stuart C. Pike

Colonel Stuart C. Pike was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-77, March 3, 1977. His first duty assignment was as an Armor Platoon Leader, Company A, 6th Battalion, 32nd Armor, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado; Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado; Executive Officer, Company A, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado; Individual Ready Reserve, Various Locations; Communications/Electronics Officer, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Golden, Colorado; Detachment Commander, SFODA 976, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado; Executive Officer, Company A, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado; Company Commander, Support Company, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Golden, Colorado; Company Commander, Company C, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Collins, Colorado; Battalion Operations Officer, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Golden, Colorado; Executive Officer, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Golden, Colorado; Brigade Operations Officer, 89th Troop Command, Golden Colorado; Battalion Commander, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Watkins, Colorado; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters, State Area Readiness Command-Colorado, Centennial, Colorado; Team Chief, Military Liaison Team Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Detachment Commander, Theater Special Operations Detachment, Aurora, Colorado; JSOTF Commander, Joint Special Operations Task Force-Crisis Response Element, Doha, Qatar; Chief, Special Operations Division, US Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Operations Staff Officer, Headquarters, State Area Readiness Command-Colorado, Centennial, Colorado; Brigade Commander for 89th Troop Command, Denver, Colorado. | Colonel Pike's military awards and decoration include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Military Freefall Parachutist Badge, Korean Master Jump Wings, Thai Master Balloon Wings and Slovene Silver Medal. 

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Brigade Commander | 89th Troop Command | Denver, Colorado

  • Highest Award

    Defense Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_02356