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Deputy Commanding Officer, NETCOM

Colonel Marcus A. Reese

Colonel Marcus A. Reese assumed his current position as the Deputy Commander in August 2016.

Colonel Marcus A. Reese is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He was commissioned as a Signal Officer in 1990 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

Colonel Reese’s assignments include Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1116th Signal Battalion, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Executive Officer, B Company, 125th Signal Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Battalion Signal Officer, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, Schofield Barracks; Commander, C Company, 369th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Battalion Signal Officer, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Signal Officer, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell; Group Signal Officer, 20th Area Support Group, Camp Henry, South Korea; Battalion Operations and Executive Officer, 63rd Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon; Project Manager and Deputy Technical Director, Joint Systems Integration Center, United States Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia; Commander, 551st Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon; Deputy Brigade Commander and Commander, 15th Regimental Signal Brigade, Fort Gordon.

Colonel Reese’s deployments include Southwest Asia as the Task Force Signal Officer in support of Joint Special Operations Task Force; Task Force Signal Officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and Battalion Operations Officer in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Colonel Reese is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic Course, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff Officer Course, and the U.S. Army War College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Morehouse College, a Master’s Degree in Management from Webster University, and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Reese’s awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Joint Commendation Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star device; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korea Defense Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Parachutist Badge, and; the Air Assault Badge.

Page last updated 21 October 2016