2015 DOD Maintenance Symposium

December 7-10, 2015

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix Convention Center

Major Clinton R. Cody

Major Clinton R. Cody Major Clinton R. Cody
USA

Presentation

MAJ Clinton R. Cody, like many military children, calls numerous places home. He graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Texas A&M University in 2000 with a Liberal Arts Degree in History and was commissioned as a 2LT in the United States Army branched Aviation.

Upon graduation he attended the Officer Basic Course and then Army Flight School at Fort Rucker, AL, where he qualified to fly the AH-64A Attack helicopter. MAJ Cody's first assignment was with the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, KY where he served as an AH-64A and III/V platoon leader. While assigned to 3-101st MAJ Cody deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 1 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 1. Upon graduating the Aviation Captain's Career Course and the AH-64D qualification course in May 2005, MAJ Cody was assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) where he served as the Assistant S3 and later the Company Commander for B Company, 1-101st. While assigned to 1-101st MAJ Cody deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-06 and Operation Enduring Freedom 07-09.

After returning stateside in July 2008, MAJ Cody was selected to join the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) as an AH-6M pilot. He served as a platoon leader and executive officer in B Company, 1-160th and later as the Regiment Plans Officer. During his three year assignment with the 160th, MAJ Cody deployed four times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After leaving the Regiment in June 2011, MAJ Cody attended the Naval Command and Staff College at Newport, Rhode Island where he obtained a Master's Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies.

MAJ Cody's next assignment was with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA, where he served as the Battalion S3 for 4-3 Assault Helicopter Battalion and later as the Aviation Brigade S3. While assigned to 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade MAJ Cody deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 12-13.

Currently, MAJ Cody is serving as the Army Special Operations Aviation Officer in the G3 Special Operations Division at the Pentagon.

MAJ Cody's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (4 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Air Medal for Valor and Numeral 7, Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ 3 Bronze Campaign Stars, the Iraqi Campaign Medal w/ Silver Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the ISAF NATO Medal, the Combat Action Badge, Senior Aviator Wings, and the Air Assault Badge. He is also a graduate of Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training course.

MAJ Cody is married to former CPT Kimberly Tully and they have two sons; Connor (3) and Dillon (1)
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