Lieutenant Colonel (R)
Malcholm Reese was born in Snowlake, Arkansas and graduated from Elaine High School in 1971. He graduated from Arkansas State University in 1975 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and commissioned a 2LT in the U.S. Army, branched Infantry. His key assignments over his nearly 23-year career in the Army include Infantry and Mortar Platoon Leader in the 101st Airborne Infantry Division, Battalion S1, Company Commander and Brigade S4 with various units in the 3rd Armored Division, Deputy G4 for the 3rd Armored Division, Division Chief, CSS, Operational Test and Evaluation Command, and Branch Chief, National Guard Logistics Division. He retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1998.
LTC Reese’s service to the Army and the Nation continued in numerous positions dedicated to protecting the Homeland against Weapons of Mass Destruction, including Deputy WMD Division Chief, Joint Program Manager Positions for Civil Support Teams and Department of Defense Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package. Mr. Reese is currently a GS-15, Joint Program Manager, National Guard Bureau and Liaison Officer to the Joint Program Executive Office CBRN Defense Program.
His military awards include the Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, and the Airborne and Air-Assault Badges. He is a graduate of Combined Arms Services Staff School and Command and General Staff College. His civilian awards include the Army Achievement medal for Civilian Service and the Department of the Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. He has earned a Master’s in Business Administration in 1986 from Webster University. He is married to Janice Sally from Jonesboro, AR. They have three children, Malcholm Jr., Stephanie and Jenna.