Leadership


MSG Jonathan O. Fadeyi
MSG Jonathan O. Fadeyi
Deputy Commandant
1SG Anthony H. Martin
1SG Anthony H. Martin
First Sergeant
Mr. Douglas Adams Chief of Training
Mr. Douglas Adams
Chief of Training

Biographies

MSG Fadeyi

MSG Jonathan O. Fadeyi      (Top of Page)

 Master Sergeant Fadeyi entered active military service in 2002 as an Army Combat Medic. He attended Basic Combat training at Ft. Jackson, SC and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Sam Houston, TX.

Master Sergeant Fadeyi’s previous assignments include Health Care Specialist, E Co. (MED), 15th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Calvary Division, (OIF-Iraq), Ft. Hood, TX; Platoon Aidman, Company Senior Medic, and Medical Operations Sergeant, 5th Ranger Training Battalion, Camp Frank D. Merrill, Dahlonega, GA; Deputy Medical Operations Sergeant, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (A), Ft. Bragg, NC; Medical Platoon Sergeant C. Co. (MED), 702d Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, (OIF-Iraq) Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA; Medical Operations Sergeant 2nd Infantry Division, (OIF-Iraq) Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA, Medical Platoon Sergeant, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment (Manchu), 2nd Infantry Division, (OEF-Afghanistan) Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA; Observer Coach Trainer, Joint Readiness Training Center, Ft. Polk, LA (Project Warrior); NCOIC Requirements Determination Division, Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate (Project Warrior), Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Senior Operations Sergeant, Fort Jackson MEDDAC, Ft. Jackson, SC.; First Sergeant, Bravo Company, 47th Combat Support Hospital, 62nd Medical Brigade, Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA. Master Sergeant Fadeyi currently serves as the Deputy Commandant of the Henry H. Lind Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA.

Master Sergeant Fadeyi holds a Bachelor of Science with honors from Allied American University, Laguna Hills, CA. He is a graduate of numerous emergency medical courses. His military education includes Basic Leaders Course (BLC), Advanced Leaders Course (ALC), Senior Leaders Course (SLC), Airborne Course, Unit Prevention Leaders Course, Equal Opportunity Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Observer Controller Course, Capabilities Developer Course, Healthcare Management Course, and the Basic Healthcare Administrator Course.

Master Sergeant Fadeyi’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7th Award), Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd OLC), Combat Medic Badge, Canadian Jump Wings, and various other decorations and foreign awards. Master Sergeant Fadeyi has been inducted into the prestigious Order of Medical Military Merit (O2M3). He is also a member of the 1st Calvary Division – Order of the Combat Spur.

Master Fadeyi is married to the former Amber C. Newcomer of Ft. Huachuca, and they have five daughters Jazmyne, Ayshia, Abi, D.J., and Kemi.


1SG Anthony Martin

1SG Anthony Martin       (Top of Page)

1SG Anthony Martin was born in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania and grew up in Brandon, Florida. He graduated from Bloomingdale High School in 1996.

1SG Anthony Martin enlisted in the military in February 2001 as a 31R, Multichannel Systems Operator, and attended basic training in February 2001 at Fort Benning, GA; followed by AIT at the Fort Gordon GA; He then attended Airborne School at Fort Benning GA; His assignments include B. Company, 327 Signal Battalion, B. Company 51st Signal Battalion, and 514 Signal Company, 50th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade; 3/73 Cavalry, 1st Brigade(504th Infantry Regiment), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 2-3 Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis Washington; Grizzly Cavalry Team Observer, Coach, and Trainer, Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC), Hohenfels, Germany; 2nd Infantry Division, Artillery Brigade, A. Company, 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion Current: Henry H. Lind NCO Academy. His deployments include the invasion of Iraq (2003-2004), Iraq (2004-2005), Iraq (2007-2008), Afghanistan (2012-2013).

1SG Martin’s military education includes: Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Master Leaders course, Battle Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Course,  Army OC/T Academy, Basic Airborne Course, Master Fitness Course, Joint Capability Release (JCR), Army Combatives level 1 & 2, Comsec Custodian Course, Fiber Optics Course, Field Sanitation, and Combat Life Savers. His civilian education includes an Associates degree and he is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

His awards and decorations include but are not limited to the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Accommodation Medal (5 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), Iraq Campaign Medal (4 Campaign Stars), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal for Service in Afghanistan, the Driver Badge and Combat Action Badge.


Mr. Douglas Adams COT

Mr. Douglas Adams      (Top of Page)

Mr. Douglas Adams hails from West Brookfield, Massachusetts, where he was born and raised.  Upon completion of high school he joined the Army on 19 July 1984.  He completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, GA.

Mr. Adams has served in numerous leadership positions to include: Communications Chief, Radio Teletype Team Chief, U.S. Army Field Recruiter, Small Extension Node Section Sergeant, Switch Systems Chief, Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Communications Electronics Chief and First Sergeant where he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 with 138 Soldiers.

Mr. Adams retired from the Army in August 2005 and began his Department of the Army Civilian Service career.  He has served in several positions to include:  Operations Assistant, Training Instructor and Chief of Training at the Henry H. Lind NCO Academy. 

Mr. Adams is a graduate of the U.S. Army First Sergeants Course, the Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course, the Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, the Primary Leadership Development Course, the US Army Drill Sergeant School, the US Army Recruiter Course, Common Faculty Development Instructor Course.

His awards include: the Army Service Ribbon; the National Defense Service Medal; the Overseas Service Ribbon, 3 device; the Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, 3 device; the Good Conduct Medal, 6th Award; the Army Achievement Medal, 9th Oak Leaf Cluster; the Army Commendation Medal, 7th Oak Leaf Cluster; the Meritorious Service Medal and the Bronze Star.


Master Sergeant Mindy M. Williams

MSG Mindy M. Williams      (Top of Page)

 

Master Sergeant Mindy M. Williams was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and joined the Army in June 2005 as a Wheeled Vehicle Operator. After graduating Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, she reported for her first assignment to the 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, in Fort Drum, New York where she served as a Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Operator. In 2008, she was assigned to the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in Camp Casey, Korea as a Squad Leader. In 2009, she was assigned to the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division where she served as a Squad Leader. In 2010, she transferred to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1-2 Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and took on the role of Section Sergeant and the Battalion Land and Ammunition NCOIC. In 2013, she was reassigned to 18th Fires Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division where she served as a Section Sergeant and Platoon Sergeant. In August 2014, she was assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), where she served as a Platoon Sergeant in two battalions and as the 7th SFG (A) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator. In May 2019, she was assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord where she served as a Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant.

 In April 2021, she transitioned to the Henry H. Lind Noncommissioned Officer Academy as the First Sergeant.

MSG Williams is currently serving as the Basic Leader Course Branch Chief at the Henry H. Lind Noncommissioned Officer Academy.

MSG Williams deployed with 10th Mountain Division, 3rd Infantry Division, and the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) for an accumulative of more than 30 months supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

MSG Williams’ is a graduate of the Basic, Advanced, Senior, and Master Leaders Courses, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Foundation Course and Sexual Assault Response Coordinator/Victim Advocate Career Course, Master Resilience Training Course, Cold Weather Leaders Course, and the Airborne Course.

MSG Williams holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. Her awards and decorations include a Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Combat Action Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.


MSG Noel K. Frye

MSG Noel K. Frey       (Top of Page)

MSG Frey is from Yakima, WA. He enlisted in the United States Army on 20 August 2003 and completed One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA as an Infantryman. MSG Frey has served in various duty positions including Rifleman, Vehicle Driver, Gunner, Squad Leader, Section Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Senior Drill Sergeant, First Sergeant, Operations NCOIC, and MLC Facilitator.

MSG Frey’s assignments include 1st BN 504th PIR, Fort Bragg, NC; 1st BN (ABN) 509th IN RGT, Fort Polk, LA; 1st BN 19th IN RGT, Fort Benning, GA; and The Henry H. Lind NCO Academy, JBLM, WA.

MSG Frey joined the Henry H. Lind NCOA in February 2021 as a MLC Facilitator and is now the MLC Branch Chief.

MSG Frey has also deployed three times to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005-2006, 2007-2008 and 2009-2010).

MSG Frey’s military education includes Javelin Training Devices, Basic Airborne School, Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Jumpmaster, Senior Leader Course, Air Assault, Pathfinder, Battle Staff, Combatives Level 1, Drill Sergeant School, Company Commander and First Sergeant Course, Master Leader Course, and Common Faculty Development Course.

MSG Frey’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award (1 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (4th Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.

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