Thomas R. Drew
Colonel Thomas R. Drew was commissioned an Aviation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 501-89. | His subsequent duty assignments include: AH-64 Platoon Leader, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Desert Shield/Desert Storm; HHC Executive Officer, 101st Aviation Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Adjutant 1-2nd AVN Regiment Camp Mobile, Korea; Assistant BDE S-3, 24th ID(M) AVN BDE, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Company Commander, 1-24th AVN Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Adjutant, TF 1-160 SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; MH-60 Platoon Leader, C CO, 1/160th SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Special Mission Unit LNO, TF 1-160 SOAR(A), DAM Neck, Virginia; Company Commander, Charlie Company, 1-160th SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Afghanistan/Iraq; Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion S-3, TF 1-160 SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Afghanistan/Iraq; Regiment S-3, 160th SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Afghanistan/Iraq; Battalion Commander, 2/160th SOAR(A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Afghanistan/Iraq; Director, Flight Concepts Division, Fort Eustis, Virginia and United States Army War College Fellow, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. | Colonel Drews military education includes: Aviation Officer Basic Course, Air Assault School, Airborne School, Aviation Officers Advance Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, High Risk Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE Level C), Special Operations Aviation Operator Training Course, Military Free Fall Parachutist School, and the United States Naval War College. | His highest awards include: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster).