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Chief Of Staff, NETCOM

Colonel Nickie Morris

Colonel Nickie Morris assumed her duties as Chief of Staff, March 2, 2020. Colonel Morris is a native of Brooklyn, New York. She enlisted in the Arizona Army National Guard in 1989 as an Ammunition Specialist, attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Advance Individual Training at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

In 1992, Colonel Morris graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps. She is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic Course, the Signal Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the United States Army War College. Colonel Morris holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Management from Webster University and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Her previous assignments include Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 128th Signal Company, 39th Signal Battalion, Chievres, Belgium; Signal Officer, 3-101 Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Commander, Alpha Company, 501st Signal Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Senior Small Group Leader, 442nd Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Battalion S-3, 86th Signal Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Detailed Inspector General, U.S. Army Central, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; J-6 Operations Officer, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida; Command Inspector General, U.S. Army Signal School & Fort Gordon, Georgia; Commander, 56th Signal Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and Commander, United States Army Information Systems Engineering Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (1 Silver OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), the Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. Other awards include the Bronze Order of Mercury.

Colonel Morris is married and has three daughters.

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