MSG Orlando Soto

Date Assigned: April 2018

Branch/MOS: Infantry / 11B

Military Education: Infantry OSUT, Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Master Leaders Course, Combatives Level 1, Combatives Level 2, Basic Instructor Training, Combat Life Savers Course, Air Assault School, Pathfinder School, Drill Sergeant School

Awards and Decorations: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (4 Bronze Knots), National Defense Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 campaign star), Iraqi Service Ribbon (1 campaign star), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 3), Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantrymen’s Badge

Deployments: Cuba ’02 1-22 INF/4ID Iraq ’03 1-22 INF/4ID, Republic of Georgia ’05 1-4 INF/ 7th ATC, Afghanistan ’06 1-4 INF/7TH ATC, Afghanistan ’11 2-502 INF/101st ABN DIV. (ASSLT).

Past Duty Stations:
Ft. Hood, TX 2001-2004, Hohenfels, GE 2004-2008, Ft. Jackson, SC 2008-2010, Ft. Campbell, KY 2010-2014, Ft. Jackson, SC 2014-2016, Ft. Carson, CO 2016-2018.

Personal: MSG Soto is married with a 5-year-old son named Elijah. He was born and raised in New York City, New York and spent some time in Rochester, New York.

MSG Sacramento Ortega

Date Assigned: October 2018

Branch/MOS: Infantry / 11C

Military Education: Infantry OSUT, Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Master Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, SBCT Leader, Infantry Mortar Leaders Course, Air Assault, Equal Opportunity Leaders, Unit Prevention Leader, Combat Life Savers, Combatives Level 1.

Awards and Decorations: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal ( 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal ( 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Valorous Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal ( 5 bronze knots), National Defense Serve Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Medal ( 4 campaign star), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 campaign star), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Non commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon ( numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon ( numeral 4), North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Drill Sergeant Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Air Assault Badge.

Deployments: Iraq ’04 1-9 Cav/1st Cav Div, Afghanistan ’05 1-503rd INF/173rd ABN BDE, Afghanistan ’07 1- 503rd/ 173rd ABN BDE, Afghanistan ’10 1-506th IN/101 ABN Div, Afghanistan ’17 6-1 CAV REG/ 1SBCT

Past Duty Stations: 
Ft Hood, TX 2003-2005, Vicenza, IT 2005-2008, Ft Campbell, KY 2009-2012, Ft Benning, GA 2012-2014, Ft Bliss, TX 2014-2018, Ohio State 2018-Current

Personal: MSG Ortega is married to his wife Norma Ortega, they have 1 child, Sarah Elizabeth (5). He was born and raised in Brownsville TX.

MSG Matthew Sitz

Date Assigned: March 2021

Branch/MOS: Infantry / 11B

Military Education:

Awards and Decorations: 

Deployments: Iraq ‘06-’07, Iraq ‘08-’10, Afghanistan ‘12, Afghanistan ‘17-’18, Iraq ‘19-’20, Hurricane Katrina ‘05, DC Riots ‘20

Past Duty Stations:
Ft Bragg, NC (Panther Brigade, 82nd ABN DIV) ‘05-’12 Ft. Jackson, SC (Drill Sergeant) ‘12-’16, Ft. Bragg, NC (Devils in Baggy Pants, 82nd ABN DIV) ‘16-’21

Personal: Danielle, Daughter- Madelynn (7), Son- Colton (18Mos)

SFC Demorian Jones

Date Assigned: January 2019

Branch/MOS: Human Resource Specialist / 42A

Military Education: Basic Training, Warriors Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Combatives Level 1, Combatives Level 2, Air Assault School,  Postal Operations, Field Sanitation Course, Master Resilience Training Course

Awards and Decorations: Army Commendation Medal, (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal, (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (2 Bronze Knots), National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (1 campaign star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 2), Air Assault Badge

Deployments: Iraq/Kuwait, ’11, 101st HR CO, 4SUS, 4STB 101st ABN DIV, ’14 101st HR CO 4SUS 4STB 101st ABN DIV

Past Duty Stations: Ft. Campbell 10-16, Ft. Carson 16-19, Ohio State 19- Current

Personal: SFC Jones has a daughter, Aubree (3).