SFC Michael Mullins
Military Science Instructor
Sergeant First Class Michael A. Mullins enlisted in the Alabama National Guard 10 October 1989. He completed infantry basic training at Fort Benning, GA before returning to duty in as an 11C mortar ammo bearer within the guard. While in the Alabama National Guard, then SGT Mullins completed a 6 month tour during Operation Desert Storm and earned a secondary MOS with the Military Police. In 1993 electing to take a reduction in rank SGT Mullins enlisted onto active duty within the Army as an 11C mortar gunner with HHC 2nd of 12th Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX. From July 1996 to July 1999 SGT Mullins was assigned to HHC 1st of the 17th Infantry Division, 6 ID, (later re-designated 172nd) Fort Wainwright, AK as a squad leader. July 1999 – September 2001 SGT Mullins was assigned to HHC 2nd of 12th Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX where he served as squad leader and section sergeant. In September 2001 SGT Mullins was assigned to Aco 1st of the 17th Infantry Division, 172nd, Fort Wainwright, AK as sections sergeant. SFC Mullins was promoted to Staff Sergeant in 2004, completed a 16 month tour in Iraq as 4th platoon section sergeant. Promoted in January 2008 to Sergeant First Class he advanced to platoon sergeant for HHC 1st of the 5th Infantry Brigade, Fort Wainwright, AK. SFC Mullins deployed to Iraq in 2008 with the brigade Military Transition Teamstraining Iraqi Military Soldiers. December 2008, took over as the birage new equipment NCO for 1st of the 25th Infantry Division. In 2011, he deployed to Afghanistan with HHC 1st of the 25th Infantry Brigade. September 2012, SFC Mullins was assigned to ROTC, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
SFC Mullins’ military schooling includes: Infantry training, Military Police training, Customs training, Cold Weather Leaders Course, Warriors Learders Course, Basic Non-Commishmend Officers Course, Advance Leaders Course, Infantry Mortar Leaders Course, Philippines Military Survival Course, Nuclear, Biological & Chemical School.
His awards and decorations include Bronze Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart Medal with Oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ V Device, Army Commendation Medal with Oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, Valorous Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal 5 oak leaf clusters, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with Star,Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon 2 oak leaf clusters, Nato Medal. He is also authorized to wear the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and the GermanArmed Forces BadgeforMilitaryProficiency.