Colonel Calvin L. Russell is a native of Anniston, Alabama. He is a 1977 graduate of Jacksonville State University, Alabama. He earned a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He held many diverse assignments including: Battalion S-4, Parachute Pack Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and B Detachment Commander, 407th Supply & Services Battalion, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 7th Support Group Supply S-4 Officer and Commander, 240th Supply & Services Company, Logistics Support Operations Officer, Headquarters, 13th Supply & Services Battalion, 2nd Supreme Command, VII Corps, Germany; Support Operations and Battalion Executive Officer, 24th Support Battalion, 24th Mechanized Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Division Contracting Officer, in support of Operations Desert Shield Desert Storm and Logistics Advisor to the Logistics Base Commanding General, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Commander, 502nd Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; and Senior Logistics Advisor to the Saudi Land Forces, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His last assignment was as the Deputy Plans and Operations, Army G-4.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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