Our Executive Director
Colvin Bennett retired from the Army after 30 years of service. He has held every leadership position in the enlisted ranks from Squad Leader, Section Chief, Ammunition Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Highway Operations NCOIC, Truck Master, First Sergeant, Division Transportation SGM and Command SGM. His assignments include: A Company, 426th S&S Battalion, Fort Campbell Kentucky; 64th Ordnance Company, Fischbach, Germany; 57th Transportation Company, Fort Lee, Virginia; HHC 1st BN 69th Armor, Kitzingen, Germany; SVC BTRY 3/18th Field Artillery Fort Sill, Oklahoma; A Company 193rd Support Battalion, Fort Clayton, Panama; HHD 245th Support Battalion, Fort Clayton, Panama; 3-7 CAV Fort Stewart, Georgia; 24th Ordnance Company Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; 416th Transportation Company Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; HHD 181st Transportation Battalion Mannheim, Germany; 515th Transportation Company Mannheim, Germany; 149th Transportation Company Ft Eustis, Virginia; Head Quarters 24th Infantry Division Ft Riley, Kansas and Ft Carson, Colorado.
Colvin spent a total of 48 months in a combat zone. His deployments include: Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. Colvin’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant Course, and the Sergeant Major Academy. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Afghanistan Campaign w/ 2 Campaign Medal Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal seventh award, the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral four, Humanitarian Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral four, and the Driver Badge. He holds a General Studies degree from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) Colvin Bennett has been married to his wife, Michelle, for the past 29 years and has two children.