Command Group

LTC Don A. King Jr.
U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Ga.

Lieutenant Colonel Don A. King Jr. enlisted into the Army in 1986.  His first assignment was 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment as an Infantryman.  In 1991 LTC King attended the Special Forces Qualification Course and graduated as a Special Forces Medic, and in 1995 LTC King was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant through the United States Army Officer Candidate School (OCS).  In 2001 LTC King completed the Special Forces Detachment Officer’s Qualification Course and was assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).

LTC King has served deployed numerous times in support of overseas contingency operations, including Operation Just Cause in Panama, Operations Deny Flight and Provide Promise, and multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. LTC King deployed to Iraq in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General of CFSOCC and the Commanding General of a Joint Interagency Task Force.

In 2009 LTC King was assigned as the Commander of Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS), that later became the Army Special Operations Forces (ARSOF) Assessment and Selection Company.

LTC King’s professional schooling includes Infantry Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Staff and Services School, and the United States Army Command and General Staff Officer’s Course at Fort Leavenworth, KS. 

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), and Army Achievement Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters). LTC King has also been awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge (2nd Award), Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachute Badge (with Combat Star), Combat Diver Badge, and the Special Forces and Ranger Tabs.


Sgt. Maj. William H. Koller, Jr.
Command Sergeant Major
U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Ga.

Sgt. Maj. William H. Koller Jr, the Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Ga., has distinguished himself through his many accomplishments.

CSM Koller joined the Army in December 1982. He was assigned to Bravo Company 1/75th Ranger Battalion where he served in all positions from Rifleman to Squad Leader until June of 1989.
He served as a Squad Leader/Instructor at A Company 5th Ranger Training Battalion (Mountain Phase Ranger School) until June 1993.

He served as a Platoon Sergeant in A Company 1/504th Parachute Infantry Regiment until September 1996.
He served as the Senior Instructor/ Platoon Sergeant for C Company 6th Ranger Training Battalion (Florida Phase Ranger School) until August 1999. He served as the Brigade S2 NCOIC, Operations NCOIC, First Sergeant for the D Company and
C Company 1/325th Airborne Infantry Regiment as well as the HHC Brigade 1SG for the 325th AIR until November 2004.

He served as a Ground Investigator at the United States Army Combat Readiness Center until November 2005.
He was reassigned to the 1-307th INF. REGT. (STRYKER) until 1 January 2008 as the Battalion Sergeant Major at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. while transforming the 56TH SBCT PAARNG for deployment.
He was then assigned to 1st Infantry Division HQs DHHB as the G3 Assistant Operations Sergeant Major.
In December 2008 he was reassigned to the 2-34 AR BN, 1st BDE, 1st Infantry Division as the Battalion Operations Sergeant Major.

*SCHOOLS –Airborne, Jumpmaster, Ranger, Pathfinder, Scout Sniper, Counter Sniper, Special Operations Training (SOT), Jungle Operations Training School, Italian Alpine School, Mountain Warfare Training School, Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE),NBC School (secondary MOS), 7th Group Demo MTT, Anti-terrorist Driving Course, Soviet and Chinese Anti-terrorist course, Accident Investigation Course, PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC, 1SGs Academy, Sergeant Major Academy.

*AWARDS/DECORATIONS –Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), ARCOM (6OLC), AAM (3OLC), Presidential Unit Citation Award(1), Valorous Unit Award (2), Good Conduct Medal (9), National Defense Service Ribbon (2), Kosovo Campaign Medal (1CS), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2CS), Iraq Campaign medal (2CS), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/ Arrowhead, NATO Medal (2)
Combat Infantry Badge (2), Expert Infantry Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Master Parachutist Badge (W/CBT Bronze Star), Ranger Tab.



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