Colonel Scott C. Woodward
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Colonel Scott C. Woodward was born and raised in Batavia, New York. He graduated from the State University of New York College at Brockport with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. His military education includes: the Armor Officer Basic Course and Scout Leaders Course, Fort Knox, Kentucky; the Aviation Officer Advanced Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama; the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
His military assignments include: 1st Battalion, 37th Armor, 1st Infantry Division (Later redesignated 2d Battalion, 70th Armor, 1st Armored Division), Fort Riley Kansas, as a Tank Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer; 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia as Battalion Adjutant, Battalion Assistant S3 with deployment to Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Tank Company Commander. He commanded E Troop, 9th Cavalry (Brigade Recon Troop), 2d Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division during Operation Desert Spring and the invasion of Iraq 2003; Plans Officer and Observer Trainer, Battle Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Brigade Plans Officer, 2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 63d Armor, with deployment to Mahmudiyah, Iraq; Brigade Executive Officer, 2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; Armor Colonels Assignment Officer, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Washington, DC. He commanded 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. G3 (Fwd) 1st Infantry Division (Task Force Lotus Forge), Vicenza, Italy and then deployed as the 1st Infantry Division J3, Operation Inherent Resolve in Erbil, Iraq then returned to Ft Riley as the Chief of Staff (Rear), 1st Infantry Division. Upon graduation from the War College, he was assigned to HQDA G-3/5/7, Pentagon, Washington D.C. His current assignment is as the Director, Commander’s Initiatives Group, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve in Baghdad, Iraq.
COL Woodward’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal with “V” device; the Bronze Star Medal (2d award); the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (6th award); the Joint Service Commendation medal; the Army Commendation Medal (4th award); the Army Achievement Medal (2d award); the Combat Action Badge; the Parachutist Badge; and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
He is married to the former Judith Story of Nome, Alaska and they have two daughters, Savannah who is currently a Senior at the University of Kansas and Sydney, a High School Senior. He enjoys being outdoors with his family and can usually be found hiking, mountain biking, hunting or fishing.
CSM MICHAEL J. STUNKARD
Command Sergeant Major
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
CSM Stunkard joined the Army from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in November 1989 and attended One Station Unit Training at Ft Benning, GA as an Infantryman.
CSM Stunkard’s assignments include 3rd BN 325th Airborne Battalion Combat Team , Southern European Task Force Vicenza Italy, 2nd BN 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, 1st BN 503rd Infantry (AASLT) 2nd Infantry Division Camp Hovey Republic of Korea, 2nd BN 22th Infantry Regiment 1st Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division Ft Drum, NY, 1st BN 50th Infantry of the Infantry Training Brigade Ft Benning GA, 3rd BN 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 2nd Brigade Combat Team 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, Task Force 1 Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group, 2nd BN 30th Infantry , 3rd Squadron 89th Calvary Regiment (RSTA) 4th Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division at Ft Polk LA, 2nd BN 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment 3rd Brigade Combat Team 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, Brigade Mission Command and Operations Group of the Joint Readiness Training Center at Ft Polk LA. His combat deployments include Operation Provide Comfort Northern Iraq; Operation Iraqi Freedom I and VII; Operation Enduring Freedom VII, XI, and XII.
CSM Stunkard has held every NCO Leadership position as an Infantryman; from Rifle Team Leader to Command Sergeants Major. He most recently served as the Operations Group CSM at the Joint Readiness Training Center.
CSM Stunkard’s military education includes all levels of NCOES including USASMA Class 59, and completed Ranger, Airborne, Jump Master, Air Assault, Drill Sergeant, Master Fitness, Belgium Commando, Alpine Mountaineering, NATO FIBUA courses and SERE C . He currently holds an Associates of Science in General Education from JCC and is working on his Bachelor’s Degree in History.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal ; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal ; Army Achievement Medal ; Army Good Conduct Medal ; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal ; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon ; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon ; Nato Medal; Ranger Tab; Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Infantryman Badge; Drill Sergeant’s Badge; Master Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge. He has also been awarded the Belgium, Honduran, Ecuadorian and French Parachutist Badge.