Lonnie McNair

For over twenty years, Lonnie McNair has proudly served in the United States Army. He has held a variety of leadership positions. Until recently, he acted as the Battalion Commander for the United States Army. He was recently promoted as assistant Professor of Military Science.

The Army veteran began his career in the Army National Guard in 1987. He started out as a 13B Cannon Crewmember. In 1991, he received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery Branch. A year later, he progressed from a Platoon Leader to a Company Executive Officer. He also became a Tactical Direction Officer and Evaluator.

Impressive Achievements

The operations expert has plenty of experience when it comes to leadership positions. During his time with the United States Army, he accepted a variety of leadership roles. The following is a list of his most notable achievements:

• Deputy Commanding Officer of the Army's largest Air Defense Brigade (2004)
• Battalion Executive Officer - Divisional Air and Missile Defense Training Battalion (2006)
• Secretary of the General Staff - Fort Bliss Commanding General and Installation Command Group
• Assistant Chief of Staff and Advisor on Personnel Operations (2010)
• Battalion Commander - United States Army CSL Recruiting Battalion (2011)

These leadership positions placed him in charge of soldiers, civilians, contractors and their equipment. He was also responsible for meeting recruitment goals and implementing the wishes of senior staff. These responsibilities have afforded him with a wealth of experience as an effective leader.

International Experience

McNair's work with the United States Army has taken him around the globe. As a result, he accumulated a wealth of international experience that proves valuable to this day. The Army veteran was assigned to a number of locations throughout the U.S. He was also assigned to locations outside of the nation's borders. These locations include:

• Raleigh, North Carolina
• Montgomery, Alabama
• El Paso, Texas
• Lawton, Oklahoma
• Norfolk, Virginia
• Southwest Asia
• South Korea
• Germany