LTC Joseph Nalli

MSIV Instructor

Date Assigned: August 2019

Branch/MOS: Logistics

Military Education: Lieutenant Colonel Joseph W. Nalli is a native of Monaca, PA. He is a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, OH where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies. In August 2004, he commissioned through Army ROTC into the Ordnance Corp, branch detailed to Armor.

Key Assignments: Completing Armor Officers Basic Course at Fort Knox in 2005, he was assigned to 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, later reflagged to 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th SBCT 2nd Infantry Division, at Fort Lewis. There he served as a Scout Platoon Leader and Assistant S-4, where he deployed for 15 months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2007-2008 Surge.

Following redeployment, LTC Nalli attended the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course at Fort Lee. He was next assigned in 2009 to the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood in support of the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission; CBRN-E Consequence Management Response Force. There he served as the Support Operations Maintenance Officer, Assistant Battalion S-3 and Field Maintenance Company Commander.
In 2012, LTC Nalli was reassigned back to Fort Knox as an AC/RC Observer/Controller-Trainer assigned to 4th Cavalry Brigade, First Army East. There he served as a Battalion S-4 O/C-T and Assistant BDE S-4. He was selected for a WIAS tasking assigned to NATO Special Operations Command-AFG/Special Operations Joint Task Force-AFG, where he served as the Joint Logistics Operation Center Support Operations Officer. Following redeployment, he was assigned as the Brigade S-4 before departing to attend the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth in June 2015. There he received a Masters in General Administration from Central Michigan University.

Following CGSC, LTC Nalli was assigned to Fort Campbell where he served as the Brigade Logistics Support Team Chief to 3rd Brigade (RAKKASAN), 101st Division (Air Assault). While serving as the BLST, he deployed to Kandahar Afghanistan with the RAKKASANs in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel/Resolute Support. Following the nine-month deployment, he was selected to serve as the Support Operations Officer for the RAKKASANs. He is currently assigned as the Executive Officer/Rear Commander for the Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade.

Awards and Decorations: His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal(1OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal(1OLC), Army Commendation Medal with Valor, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Overseas Medal, NATO Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge and Air Assault Badge.

Personal: LTC Nalli has been married to his spouse Melissa for 12 years and has two children; Jacob (8) and Emma (5).


CPT Brian Boyle

MSIII Instructor 

Date Assigned: May 2022

Branch/MOS: Armor

Military Education: Graduate of the Armor Basic Officer Course; Army Reconnaissance Course, Air Assault School; Bradley Leader Course; Maneuver Leader Maintenance Course; Ranger School; Airborne School; Unit Movement Officer Course; Air Load Planner Course; Joint Firepower Course; Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Cavalry Leaders Course, Jumpmaster Course.

Civilian Education: Grew up in Cincinnati, OH. CPT Boyle graduated from Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor of Arts in History, concentrating in Military History. He also obtained a minor in Art History and studied abroad at the University of Sydney.

Awards and Decorations: Meritorious Service Medal (w/1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (w/2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (w/1 Campaign Star), Overseas Service Ribbon, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Expert Soldier Badge, Ranger Tab, Basic Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Canadian Jump Wings, German Proficiency Badge (Silver), Meritorious Unit Citation, Recipient of the Order of St. George, Gold and Silver Spur recipient.

Deployments: Operational Deployment to South Korea (9 months), Combat Deployment to Afghanistan (6 months), Immediate Reaction Force (IRF) Deployment to Poland (1 month)

Past Duty Stations:
Fort Stewart, GA (Aug 2016-Dec 2018)
Fort Bragg, NC (Aug 2019-May 2022)


Mr. Mark Federle

MSI Instructor (Contractor)

Date Assigned: January 2020

Component: Active Army / Army National Guard

Branch: Armor, 19C

Hometown: Cincinnati (Mason), Ohio

Deployments: Iraq 1990-91, Baghdad / Balad 2006-07, Taji 2009-10, Camp Arifjan Kuwait 2013-14

Past Duty Stations: Schwabish Hall, Illishim Germany, Hamilton Ohio 3-316 EN, Lebanon, Cincinnati, Xenia, Greenville Ohio 2-107 CAV, Columbus Ohio Ohio Recruiting Command, Springfield Ohio 371 STC, Blacklick Ohio 332 SG

Extracurriculars/Hobbies: Golf, Reading, Wife’s projects

Family: Wife Nancy, Sons A.J. 25, Keith 24, Jake 22, Max 21, Dogs Shermin and Gunner


MAJ Matthew Hayden

Newark Instructor

Date Assigned: October 2017

Branch/MOS: Aviation

Military Education: TH-67/OH-58A/C Qualification and Instructor Pilot Course, Aviation Captains Career Course, AH-64D Qualification Course, Aviation Basic Officer Development Course, DUNKER, SERE, Primary Leadership Development Course.

Awards and Decorations: Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (3), Army Commendation Medal (5), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), Global War on Terror Service Medal, NCO Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Badge, Senior Army Aviator Badge, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold).

Key Assignments: Fort Rucker, AL USAACE (Unites States Army Aviation Center of Excellence): Battalion S-3, Brigade Assistant S-3, Headquarters Company Commander, Airfield Commander, Instructor Pilot, Instructor/Writer/Platoon Trainer.  Fort Hood, TX: 1st Cavalry Division, 1st Aviation Combat Brigade, 4-227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, C Company – Platoon Leader, Battalion Assistant S-3, Task Force S-3; OEF/OIF.  Fort Carson, CO: 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, 4th Squadron, Tomahawk Troop; AH-64D Armament/Avionics/Electrical Repairer NCO; OIF

Personal: MAJ Hayden has a BS in Aerospace Engineering, a MS in Industrial Engineering and is married to Lauren with four children; 16, 15, 8, and 5 years old; Devlin, Alexis, Xyler, and Coraline.