LTC Rodney Morgan
Commander
2nd Squadron 11th ACR

 

 

Lieutenant Colonel Rodney Morgan is originally from Springfield, Missouri. He enlisted from his home town as a combat medic and served in the 101st Airborne Brigade at Fort Campbell, Kentucky from 1992 to 1994. Following completion of his contract, he served in the Army Reserve as a personnel clerk with the 15/75th Logistic Support Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He subsequently joined ROTC, and received his commission from Missouri State University in 1998. His first assignment after OBC was to the 2nd Squadron of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment where he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, and Troop Executive Officer.

Following completion of the Captain’s Career Course in 2002, LTC Morgan served on the 2nd Infantry Division Staff at Camp Red Cloud, South Korea. He returned to the US in 2003 and served as the Opposing Forces Commander of the 21st Cavalry Brigade (Air Attack) at Fort Hood, Texas from 2003 to 2004. Following this assignment, he moved on to the 4th Infantry Division staff from 2004 to 2005. LTC Morgan took command of C Company, 1-12th Infantry, 4th Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division in May of 2005 and deployed with that unit to Baghdad, Iraq. Following that deployment, he served as an Observer/Controller at the National Training Center. LTC Morgan then attended Intermediate Level Education at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia.

LTC Morgan deployed to FOB Speicher, Iraq, with the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters in 2010. Following the deployment, he served as the Operations Officer for 2-7th Infantry, 1st Brigade, of the 3rd Infantry Division. He assumed duties as the Brigade Operations Officer in 2012 and deployed with the Brigade to Afghanistan through the summer of 2013. Upon return, he served as a HQDA Accident Investigator at the United States Army Combat Readiness Center from 2013 to 2015. His most recent assignment was as the XO and CSS Trainer for the Tarantula OC/T Team.