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COL Timothy D. WalshCOL Timothy D. Walsh

COL Walsh received his commission into the Medical Service Corps after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University as an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate in 1993. After completing both the AMEDD Officer Basic Course and Medical Logistics Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas he was assigned as the Battalion S4, 16th Medical Logistics Battalion, 18th Medical Command, Camp Carroll, Korea. Following this assignment COL Walsh served in various leadership positions within the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas which included Treatment Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, C Co, 215th Forward Support Battalion, and later Division Medical Supply Officer, C Co, 27th Main Support Battalion.

COL Walsh then completed the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course at Fort Lee, Virginia and the Combined Arms Service and Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He then served as the Force Medical Supply Officer, 1st U.S. Army Support Battalion, Multinational Force and Observers, Sinai, Egypt. He then returned to 1st Cavalry Division, serving as the Commander, E Co, 27th Main Support Battalion followed by Battalion S3, 115th Forward Support Battalion. After completing the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency Internship Program, COL Walsh served as the Chief, Medical Materiel Branch, Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, Kentucky and then was selected to attend Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

After finishing CGSC, COL Walsh served as the Senior Medical Logistics Planner, 4th Infantry Division which included a deployment in support of OIF 05-07 (Multinational Division-Baghdad). Following this assignment, COL Walsh served in various leadership assignments within the 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas which included Brigade S4, Brigade Executive Officer, and culminated with service as the S9, Task Force 1st Medical Brigade in support of OIF 09-11 (TF1 MED, Baghdad). Following this deployment, COL Walsh served as the Secretary of the General Staff, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas.

COL Walsh then served as Commander, 24th Brigade Support Battalion, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany (including OEF 11-12) followed by Commander, 16th Special Troops Battalion (Provisional), also in Baumholder, Germany. He was then was assigned to USCENTCOM where he served as the Medical Logistics Planner in the J4. Prior to arriving to Germany, COL Walsh served as a U.S. Army War College National Security Fellow, JFK School of Government, Harvard University.

COL Walsh’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), National Defense Service Medal (Bronze
Service Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Bronze Hourglass), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon
(Numeral 6), NATO Medal (ISAF), Multinational Force and Observers Medal (Numeral 2), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation (2OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Expert Field Medical Badge and the Army Parachutist Badge.

COL Walsh holds a Master of Arts in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University, and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
 

Sergeant Major Lee RidlingSergeant Major Lee Ridling

SGM Lee Ridling enlisted in the United States Army on 16 October 1991. He attended Basic Combat Training at Ft. Knox, KY followed by Advanced Individual Training Phase I at Ft. Sam Houston, TX and Phase II at Ft. Bragg, NC. He was awarded the MOS 68P, Radiology Specialist, in December 1992.

HSGM Ridling has held a variety of leadership and operational positions including Detachment Sergeant, US Army Health Clinic, Grafenwoehr, Germany; 68P Phase II Instructor, USA MEDDAC, Ft. Sill, OK; X-Ray NCOIC, Medical Element, Joint Task Force Bravo, Honduras; Operations NCOIC, USA MEDDAC-Alaska, Ft. Wainwright, AK;

First Sergeant of Bravo Company, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; NCOIC, Department of Radiology, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany; Chief Operations NCO, 56th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; Chief Clinical NCO, Task Force Medical-Afghanistan; Chief Clinical NCO, 30th Medical Command and 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany. His current assignment is Sergeant Major of the US Army Medical Material Center, Europe, Pirmasens, Germany. He has deployed to Central America in support of the Hurricane Mitch relief effort, Operation Fuerte Apoyo, and in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan..

HSGM Ridling is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 60 and has completed all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System including the functional courses - Battle Staff NCO and the First Sergeants Course. He has completed the Master Fitness Trainer course and Combatives Level I.

He has a Master of Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration from TUI University and an Associate in Arts Degree from Cameron University. He is registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal
(4 OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NATO Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award, and the Army Meritorious Unit Commendation. He has been awarded the Combat Action Badge and has earned the Expert Field Medical Badge and the German Armed Forces Marksmanship and Proficiency Badges. He is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and the Order of Military Medical Merit.

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