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COL Lance Cangelosi  
Lance Cangelosi

Colonel Lance Cangelosi, a native of Santa Monica California, assumed responsibilities as the CASCOM Chief of Staff in August 2020.

Colonel Cangelosi’s military education include the Naval War College, Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School. His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning and Regional Development from the University of Utah, Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

Colonel Cangelosi’s previous assignments include Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 63d Ordnance Company, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion S4 and HHC Company Commander, 702d Main Support Battalion, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; B Company Commander and Battalion S3, 710th Main Support Battalion, Fort Drum, New York; Ammunition Officer, 3rd US Army, Kuwait (OEF I); Operations Officer, 2/381st TSB (ACRC), Grand Prairie, Texas; Military Assistant to the G4, FORSCOM HQs, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Brigade S4, Support Operations Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and the 296th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Lewis Washington & Forward Operating Base Warhorse, Iraq (OIF); Chief, Integration and Supply and Services Branch, Support Operations, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Commander, 589th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Hood, TX, Chief of Ordnance Branch, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, Human Resources Command; Director of Logistics Operations, Operational Support Branch, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan and Brigade Commander of the 120th Infantry Brigade (Multi-Functional Training Brigade), Fort Hood, Texas.

Colonel Cangelosi’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, GWOT Expeditionary Medal, GWOT Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze numeral 4, NATO Service Medal – Afghanistan, and the Parachutist Badge.


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