The 100th Brigade Support Battalion Provides Combat Service Support in support of 75th Fires Brigade training and preparation for combat. On order, deploys worldwide and provides Combat Service Support and Brigade Support Area security and terrain management in support of 75th Fires Brigade in full spectrum operations.
LTC Jon Lust was born in Kansas City, MO, and commissioned as a branch-detailed Ordnance officer upon graduating from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1994.
After graduating from the Armor Officer Basic Course at Fort Knox, KY, he began his Army career in the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, TX where he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment and 15th Forward Support Battalion. During the next five years, LTC Lust served as a Tank Platoon Leader, Assistant S4, Automotive and Armament Platoon Leader, Shop Officer, and Support Operations Maintenance Officer, and deployed to Kuwait and Bosnia-Herzegovina before attending the Career Course.
Following the Career Course at Fort Belvoir, VA, LTC Lust was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division Support Command at Harvey Barracks, Germany where he served as a Brigade Maintenance Officer and Division CLIX Officer. Moving to the 299th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in 2002, he deployed to Kosovo as part of Task Force Falcon and served as the Battalion S-3. Upon returning to Schweinfurt, Germany, he served as the Support Operations Maintenance Officer before assuming command of B Company, 299th Forward Support Battalion and deploying to Balad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 04-05.
Upon redeploying in 2005, LTC Lust was assigned to the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, KS where he served as an Operations Officer and attended the Command and General Staff College. After graduation, LTC Lust was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division G-4 and deployed from Fort Hood, TX in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09, serving a the Supply and Service Officer for Multi National Division-Baghdad before moving to the 64th Brigade Support Battalion in 2008, and serving as the Support Operations Officer for 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.
Upon redeploying in 2009, LTC Lust served as the S-4 for 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, CO, and at Taji, Iraq while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 10/Operation New Dawn. Following the deployment, he attended the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, KS, and upon graduating in 2012, served as the Chief of Plans, Eighth Army G35 in Yongsan, Korea.
His most recent assignment was as an Operations Officer for the Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center at Fort Knox, KY where he served from 2013 to 2014.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (two OLCs), the Meritorious Service Medal (two OLCs), the Army Commendation Medal (four OLCs), Army Achievement Medal (one OLC), and the Combat Action Badge.
LTC Lust is married to MAJ Rebekah Lust of Mercer, Pennsylvania, and has two daughters.
CSM Tony C. Stephens hails from Raleigh, North Carolina and enlisted in the Army in 1988. He attended basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and AIT at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. He has held positions as a Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Senior Instructor, First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major, and Command Sergeant Major. His assignments include, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., 3rd COSCOM, Federal Republic of Germany, 1st COSCOM, Fort Bragg, N.C., XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C., 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Polk, LA., United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA), Fort Bliss, TX., and 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO.
His military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Maintenance Supervisor Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Battle Staff Course, Support Operations Course, First Sergeant Course, and he is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 61). CSM Stephens holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administrative Management from Excelsior College.
CSM Stephens’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), Good Conduct Medal (8th Awd), National Defense Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 Service Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Driver & Mechanic Badge, and he is a recipient of the Samuel Sharp Award.
CSM Stephens is married to the former Miche’l Glascoe of Clinton, Maryland and they have three children.