LTC Curtis Perkins
LTC Curtis S. Perkins joined the Eagle Battalion as the Professor of Military Science in Summer 2017 and also serves as our MS IV Instructor. He was born in Denmark, South Carolina. He graduated from Denmark-Olar High School in Denmark, SC in 1993.
He graduated from South Carolina State University in December 1999 and was commissioned as an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate.
LTC Perkins was commissioned a 2LT in the Quartermaster Branch. He completed the Quartermaster Basic Officer Leader Course in 2000. LTC Perkins was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Ft. Hood, TX where he served as a platoon leader, company executive officer and deputy support operations officer in the 404th Division Aviation Support Battalion where he deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom I. After completing the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course in 2004, he was re-assigned to the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Ft. Hood, TX. In 2006, LTC Perkins deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III as a deputy brigade S4 and Echo Forward Support Company Commander assigned to 1-12 Infantry Battalion. In 2008, LTC Perkins was assigned to 27th Brigade Support Battalion as S3 Operations Officer followed by Brigade Resource Manager in the first 1st Cavalry Division where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom V.
In 2010, LTC Perkins graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. In 2011, LTC Perkins was assigned to 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, where he served as brigade support operations officer and executive officer, deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He then returned to Fort Leavenworth where he attended and graduated from the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies in 2014.
In 2014, LTC Perkins deployed to Kuwait with 1st Theater Sustainment Command as a logistics planner. During the same deployment he performed joint logistics planner duties for Operation Inherent Resolve Land Component Command. He performed duties as the Plans Chief for 1st Theater Sustainment Command through May of 2017.
His education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering Technology, Master’s Degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management, and Master of Military Operational Art and Science (SAMS).
LTC Perkins has a number of awards and decorations to include the Bronze Star with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, and Joint Service Commendation Medal.
Last updated: 6/7/2017