Regimental Executive Officer
LTC Lee S. Wallace

 

wallaceLTC Lee Spencer Wallace is a Distinguished Military Graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi ROTC program, and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army in 2000.  He has served in a multitude of operational and training assignments over the past 16 years to include Light, Mechanized, Stryker, and Ranger assignments.  He is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 


His first assignment was Fort Benning, Georgia where he served as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle Platoon Leader with 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, Can Do!, where he deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Desert Spring and was among the lead elements assaulting into Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.  Immediately upon re-deployment, he was specially selected to serve as a Ranger Rifle Platoon Leader with the 3rd Ranger Battalion deploying to Afghanistan and Iraq to conduct numerous Joint Special Operations in support of the Global War on Terrorism. 

Following completion of the Infantry Captains Career Course, LTC Wallace was selected and assigned to the Ranger Training Brigade serving as the Brigade Air Operations Officer and Instructor for the Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course. 

After Fort Benning, LTC Wallace was assigned to Fort Campbell, KY and selected to serve as an Air Assault Rifle Company Commander for Baker Company, 1-506, Currahee, deploying his company to Afghanistan to conduct counter insurgency operations across 7 districts in the Ghazni, Wardak, and Paktika Provinces of Afghanistan.

In 2008, LTC Wallace and his family moved to Hunter Army Airfield, GA where he served as the Battalion Assistant Operations Officer and Rear Detachment Commander for 1st Ranger Battalion deploying once again to Afghanistan in support of a Joint Special Operations Task Force.  In 2010, MAJ Wallace assumed command of A Company, 1st Ranger Battalion and deployed to Afghanistan conducting multiple Joint Special Operations Raids in support of national policies and objectives.

Following his assignment to the 1st Ranger Battalion, MAJ Wallace and his family moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas where he served as the Deputy Operations Officer for the Mission Command Center of Excellence and was selected to attend the US Army Command and General Staff Officer’s Course in July of 2012.

Upon graduation from the Command and General Staff College, LTC Wallace was assigned as the Operations Officer for 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry, Tomahawks followed with service as the Battalion Executive Officer for 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, the Patriot Battalion.

Before his current assignment as the Regimental Executive Officer for the 3rd US Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, LTC Wallace was hand-selected to serve as the Executive Officer for 4th Battalion, 3rd US Infantry Regiment, the official ceremonial escort to the President of the United States.

He has earned the Airborne Senior Parachutist Wings, Pathfinder Badge and Ranger Tab, as well as the Combat and Expert Infantryman’s Badge.  MAJ Wallace also holds an Associate’s Degree from Southwest Mississippi Community College, Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi, and a Master’s of Science in Adult, Occupational, and Continuing Education from Kansas State University.

LTC Wallace’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star for Valor, the Bronze Star for service, the Purple Heart, two Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and numerous other campaign and service medals.  Additionally, MAJ Wallace was a recipient of the 2008 GEN Douglas A. MacArthur Leadership Award and the U.S. Army’s Grateful Nation Award Winner for 2015 from the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs.

 

                                               

 






Independence Day
September 4

Defenders Day
September 12

TOG vs. USMC Softball
September 26

The Old Guard Reunion
September 27-30

Army Ten Miler
October 10