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Chief Warrant Officer 5 Linc W. McCoy

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Linc W. McCoy is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He enlisted into the U.S. Army in 1995, attended Basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

CW5 McCoy's previous assignments include: Division Network Security and COMSEC Technician, Headquarters Company, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Signal Support Technician, 10TH Support Group, Okinawa, Japan; Information Assurance Division OIC, 335TH Signal Command (Theater) (OCP), Arifjan Kuwait; Presidential Communications Officer, Presidential Response Officer and Senior Technical Advisor, White House Communications Agency, Washington, D.C.; Senior Technical Advisor to the Director of Secretary of Defense Communications, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.. CW5 McCoy is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

CW5 McCoy's military education includes the Signal Support Systems Course (31U), Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers (31U), Warrant Officer Candidate School, Warrant Officer Basic Course (254A), Warrant Officer Advanced Course (254A), Warrant Officer Intermediate Level Education Course, Warrant Officer Senior Service Education Course, How the Army Runs Course, and the Continued Education for Senior Leaders Course.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Thomas Edison State University in Social Sciences with a focus of Youth Counseling.

CW5 McCoy's awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Presidential Service Badge, the Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge, and the and the Signal Regiment Bronze Order of Mercury.

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