Commanders & Command Sergeant Majors

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Regimental Commanders

First American Regiment/Regiment of Infantry/1st Sub-Legion/1st Infantry 1784-1815

1784-1790    Brigadier General Josiah Harmar
[1789-1792, Regiment of Infantry]

1790-1803    Colonel John F. Hamtramck
[1792-1796, Infantry of the 1st Sub-Legion/1796-1815, 1st Infantry]

1803-1808    Colonel Thomas Hunt

1808-1815    Colonel Jacob Kingsbury

3d Regiment 1815-1957, 2004-Present

1815-1818    Colonel John Miller

1818-1821    Colonel Joseph Lee Smith

1821-1825    Colonel Ninian Pinkney

1825-1834    Colonel Henry Leavenworth

1834-1840    Colonel James B. Many

1840-1851    Lieutenant Colonel Ethan Allen Hitchcock

1851-1855    Colonel Thomas Staniford

1855-1861    Colonel Benjamin L. E. Bonneville

1861-1862    Colonel Charles F. Smith

1862-1869    Colonel William Hoffman

[March 1869-December 1870, Colonel George Washington Getty transferred from 37th Infantry, never joining the regiment.]

1871-1879    Colonel DeLancey Floyd-Jones

[March-June 1879, Colonel Luther Prentice Bradley was named as commander, but never joined the regiment.]

1879-1888    Colonel John R. Brooke

1888-1895    Colonel Edwin C. Mason

1895-1903    Colonel John Henry Page

[July-September 1903, Colonel Samuel R. Whitall was named as commander, but never joined the regiment.]

1903-1904    Colonel H. L. Haskell

1904-1910    Colonel T. C. Woodbury

1910-1914    Colonel Henry Kirby

1914-1915    Colonel William A. Mann

1915-1917    Colonel Robert L. Hirst

1917-1918    Colonel Frederick R. Day

1918-1919    Colonel Gustave A. Weiser

1919-1921    Colonel Paul Giddings

1921-1923    Colonel Alfred W. Bjornstad

1923-1924    Colonel Elliot Malloy Norton

1924-1925    Colonel William Roderick Sample

1925-1928    Colonel William E. Welsh

1928-1931    Colonel Walter C. Sweeney

1931-1932    Colonel David L. Stone

1932-1934    Colonel Charles J. Nelson

1934-1936    Colonel John Randolph

1936-1937    Colonel Charles F. Thompson

1937-1939    Colonel Martin C. Shallenberger

1939-1940    Colonel Maurice D. Welty

1940-1943    Colonel Paul H. Brown

1943-1944    Colonel Paul N. Starlings

1944-1945    Colonel John S. Moore

1945-1946    Colonel Herbert Vander Heide

1948        Colonel Jesse B. Matlack

1948-1950    Colonel James V. Cole

1950-1952    Colonel William W. Jenna

1952-1954    Colonel Dennis M. Moore

1954-1955    Colonel Robert L. Cook

1955-1956    Colonel Fielder P. Greer

1956-1958    Colonel Mark F. Brennan
[Element in MDW becomes 1st Battle Group, 3rd Infantry in 1957.]

[2004-Separate 1st Battalion and Regimental Headquarters activated as part of reorganization]

2003-2005    Colonel Charles Taylor

2005-2007    Colonel Robert P. Pricone

2007-2009    Colonel Joseph P. Buche

2009-2012    Colonel David P. Anders

2012-2014    Colonel James C. Markert

2014-2016    Colonel Johnny K. Davis

2016-2018    Colonel Jason T. Garkey

2018-Present    Colonel James J. Tuite IV

Regimental Command Sergeant Majors

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1st Battalion Commanders

1958-1960    Colonel Christopher W. Chaney

1960-1962    Colonel Richard M. Lee

1962-1963    Colonel John W. Gorn [Element in MDW becomes 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry in 1963]

1963-1964    Colonel Richard E. Cross

1964-1968    Colonel Joseph B. Conmy, Jr.

1968-1970    Colonel Robert M. Daugherty

1970-1972    Colonel Myron E. Lee, Jr.

1972-1974    Colonel Harvey H. Perritt, Jr.

1974-1976    Colonel Robert H. Clark

1976-1977    Colonel Robert D. Wiegand

1977-1979    Colonel Donald C. Hilbert

1979-1981    Colonel Stanley G. Bonta

1981-1982    Colonel Don Phillips

1982-1985    Colonel Robert G. Krause

1985-1987    Colonel William R. Williamson

1987-1989    Colonel James F. Hennessee

1989-1991    Colonel Barrie E. Zais

1991-1993    Colonel Joseph F. Hunt

1993-1995    Colonel Stephen A. Nash

1995-1997    Colonel David H. Huntoon, Jr.

1997-1999    Colonel Gregory C. Gardner

1999-2001    Colonel Thomas M. Jordan

2001-2003    Colonel James F. Laufenburg

2003-2004    Colonel Charles Taylor

2004-2005    LTC Thomas H. Roe

2005-2006    LTC Christopher R. Parsons

2006 – Jun 2008    LTC Douglas DeLancey

Jun 2008 – Jun 2010    LTC Robert Forte

Jun 2010 – Jun 2012    LTC Brandon S. Robbins

Jun 2012 – Jun 2014        LTC Slade H. Beaudoin

Jun 2014 – Jun 2016        ​LTC David S. Taylor

Jun 2016 – Apr 2018        LTC Jody Shouse

Apr 2018 – Present          LTC Allen Kehoe

1st Battalion Command Sergeant Majors

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2d Battalion Commanders

19 Jul 1966 – 6 Feb 1967     LTC Louie W. Odom

7 Feb 1967 – 7 Aug 1967        LTC William R. Healey

8 Aug 1967 – 19 Mar 1968    LTC Douglas W. Poage

20 Mar 1968 – 14 Aug 1968    LTC William C. Carper III

15 Aug 1968 – 27 Feb 1969    LTC Manuel J. Asensio, Jr.

28 Feb 1969 – 29 Jun 1969    LTC John A. Mess

30 Jun 1969 – 30 Dec 1969    LTC Bernard Loeffke

31 Dec 1969 – May 1970?    LTC Benjamin F. Ivey, Jr.

May 1970 – 15 Oct 1970        LTC George E. Williams

2002-2005        LTC Jay G. Flowers

2005-2008        LTC Barry Huggins

2008-2010        LTC Adam Rocke

2010-Feb 2013        LTC J.D. Highfill

Feb 2013 – 2015        LTC Jarett D. Broemmel

2015-Mar 2017        LTC Jared Bordwell

Mar 2017 – Present    LTC Christopher S. Nunn

2d Battalion Command Sergeant Majors

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3d Battalion Commanders

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4th Battalion Commanders

5 Oct 1970 – 20 Apr 1971    LTC Albert F. Coast – KIA (helicopter mishap)

???? – ~1971            LTC John Shannon (last CO Vietnam era)

???? – ????            LTC Robert Forte

Oct 2008 –            LTC Jaime Martinez

Mar 2011 – Jun 2013        LTC Paul Edgar

Jun 2013 – Jun 2015        LTC Blakeslee A. Connors

Jun 2015 – Aug 2017        LTC Ryan J. Morgan

Aug 2017-             LTC Jeffery Burroughs

4th Battalion Command Sergeant Majors

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