HHC Commander
CPT Neal Trump


Captain Neal Trump was born and raised in Lancaster, PA. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Geospatial Information Science and Human Geography from the United States Military Academy in 2009. Upon graduation, he commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry.

Captain Trump’s first assignment was to the 2ndBattalion, 325thAirborne Infantry Regiment, 2ndBCT, 82ndAirborne Division from May 2010 to February 2012. While assigned, he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn as a Heavy Weapons Platoon Leader from May to December 2011. Following deployment, he was selected for assignment to the 1stBattalion, 3dU.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), where he served from February 2012 to May 2014 as an Escort Platoon Leader, HHC Executive Officer, and Presidential Salute Battery Platoon Leader.

After completion of the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Captain Trump was assigned to the 1stBattalion, 505thParachute Infantry Regiment, 3rdBCT, 82ndAirborne Division. Upon arrival to the unit in December 2014, he deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve as Assistant Operations Officer from January to September 2015. Subsequently, CPT Trump served as Commander of Bravo Company, 1-505 PIR from May 2016 to May 2017. He returned to 1stBattalion, 3dU.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) in May 2017.

Captain Trump’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutist’s Badge, Air Assault Badge, and German Proficiency Badge. His military education includes the Air Assault Course, Infantry Basic Officer Leader’s Course, Ranger School, Basic Airborne Course, Infantry Mortar Leader’s Course, CombativesLevel II Course, the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, and the U.S. Army Advanced Airborne School Jumpmaster Course.

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