Brigadier Normal Marks, the first SFC(A) Deputy Commanding Normal, speaks with 5 alumni of the command’s Younger Lions chief growth program.
A 2019 Younger Lions occasion held in Chicago was highlighted in SOCOM’s Tip of the Spear journal (Pages 22-23):
LTC Carl Benander is a Special Forces officer and the commander of the first Battalion, third Special Forces Group (Airborne). With 13 years within the Special Forces regiment, he has commanded an ODA, SF Firm, and Particular Operations Activity Pressure and has 4 deployments with Army Particular Operations. He’s a member of Younger Lions Delight 02 from 2013.
LTC Brian Wong is a sign officer and is the commander of the 112th Sign Battalion, 528th Particular Operations Sustainment Brigade (A), which gives communications assist to Particular Operations Forces worldwide. He has eight years within the ARSOF neighborhood, together with seven years in a Particular Missions Unit, and has been a crucial participant within the tactical community modernization efforts of the Army and SOF. He’s a member of Younger Lions Delight 02 from 2013.
MAJ Nicole Alexander is a Civil Affairs officer at present serving because the Secretary of the Normal Employees at 1st SFC (A). She has 10 years in Civil Affairs regiment and 5 ARSOF deployments. She was additionally a member of the Younger Lions Delight 02 in 2013.
CPT Kara Hawkins is a logistics officer and is the commander of HHC, 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). She has three years inside the ARSOF neighborhood, together with two deployments. She attended the newest Younger Lions occasion held earlier this 12 months.
SGM Chris Miller is a Civil Affairs NCO and is the Operations Sergeant Main of 92nd CA Battalion, ninety fifth Civil Affairs Brigade (SO) (A). He has 11 years within the Civil Affairs regiment and three ARSOF deployments. He’s additionally a member of the newest Younger Lions pleasure.