Lieutenant Colonel Ryan L. Reid, PMS

Photo of Lieutenant Colonel Ryan L. ReidLieutenant Colonel Ryan L. Reid was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps in June 1998 upon graduation from North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia. Throughout his twenty years of service, Lieutenant Colonel Reid has served at a variety of assignments from the tactical to strategic level.

Lieutenant Colonel Reid began his career assigned to the 19th Maintenance Company of the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery in Hanau Germany. During this time, he served as Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Shop Officer and Accountable Officer. He was next assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he served in numerous assignments and deployed several times. He served as the G4, Supply and Maintenance Chief, 82nd Airborne Division; Assistant Support Operations Officer, 782nd Main Support Battalion; Company Commander, Bravo Company, 407th Forward Support Battalion; Battalion S3, 82nd Brigade Troops Battalion; Executive Officer, 82nd Brigade Troops Battalion; and Plans and Effects Chief, 82nd Sustainment Brigade. Lieutenant Colonel Reid was then assigned to Fort Lee Virginia where he served as Battalion Executive Officer, 266th Quartermaster Battalion and Brigade S3, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade. He deployed to Afghanistan in August 2012 where he served as the J4 SAMS Planner and Retrograde Chief for US Forces-Afghanistan. Most recently, he served as the Support Operations Officer, 3rd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Stewart, GA. He assumed his current position as Professor of Military Science at Auburn University at Montgomery on 15 July, 2014.

Lieutenant Colonel Reid’s military education includes the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Air Command and Staff College, the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, and Air Assault School. His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Physics from North Georgia College, a Master of Business Administration from Cameron University, a Master of Military Arts and Operational Science, and Master of Philosophy from the Air University.

Lieutenant Colonel Reid’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), Combat Action Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Chilean Parachutist Badge and German Parachutist Badge.

Lieutenant Colonel Reid is married to the former India Davis of Hartwell, GA. They have three sons, Luke, Eli, and John Ryan.

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