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LTC Loeb
Mark Grado
MSG Wilkinson

LTC Loeb

LTC Loeb was commissioned in 1995 from the University of Dayton Army ROTC as an Engineer Officer. He has served with the 2nd Infantry Division, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), and the 10th Mountain Division as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Assistant Professor of Military Science, Company Commander, and Battalion/Brigade/Division Staff Officer in over 17 years of active duty service. He has completed three tours in support of OIF. In 2003-2004, he commanded the 887th Light Equipment Construction Company as part of operations in Mosul, Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division. The 887th LE Company was responsible for clearing, repairing, and maintaining 3 Airfields in Northern Iraq. LTC Loeb was the company commander/senior project engineer for the 4 month expansion and repair of the Al Sulaymaniah Airfield in the Eastern Kurdish Province. In 2008, LTC Loeb was a 10th Mountain Division Engineer Planner, and was the lead planner for the southern transition of Battle Handover between 3/101 (AASLT) and 2/1 (AD) with MND-C. In 2009, as a Battalion Executive Officer, he deployed with the 2/10 MTN BSTB to Eastern Iraq in the Mudain Qada. As the Brigade Engineer for 2nd Brigade 10th Mountain Division in 2010, he planned and executed the Closure and Transfer of 13 bases in Eastern Baghdad with ISF and GoI. He was a Battalion Maintenance Officer for the 2nd Engineer Battalion in the Republic of Korea from 2000-2001. LTC Loeb was awarded the 7th Brigade APMS of the Year in 2006 for his work at the University of Dayton Army ROTC Program. LTC Loeb is a graduate of the Engineer Officers Basic, Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, and Air Assault School. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering Tech from the University of Dayton and a Masters Degree from the University of Missouri in Engineering Management. He is currently pursuing a MPPM from GSPIA at UPITT.

Mark Grado

Mark Grado was commissioned in 2002 from Ohio University Army ROTC as an Infantry Officer and later served as an SF Officer. He has served with the 1st Armor Division in Germany and 1st SFG(A) at Ft. Lewis, WA as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Battalion Support Platoon Leader, Battalion Logistics Officer (S4) and ODA Commander. He is currently a DOD Contractor with Engility supporting US Army, Cadet Command and the Three Rivers Battalion Army ROTC program. He is also a Captain in the West Virginia Army National Guard serving with 19th SFG(A). He has served 2 overseas tours in support of OIF and 1 tour in support of OEF-P. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from Ohio University and a Masters of Public Policy and Management degree from UPITT.

MSG Wilkinson

MSG Wilkinson is the Senior Enlisted member for the Three Rivers Battalion. MSG Wilkinson is a Combat Engineer Non Commissioned Officer and has served with the 101st Airborne Division on numerous overseas deployments in support of OIF over his 20 years of service.