Colonel Mark A. Holler assumed responsibility as the 43rd Commandant of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School and as the Chief of Air Defense Artillery at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on 3 May 2019. COL Holler's prior assignment was as Director, HQDA G-3/5/7 DAMO-Fires.

A native of Florida, COL Holler graduated from the University of North Florida in 1992 as a ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and was commissioned into the Air Defense Artillery Corps. His military education includes the Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course (Distinguished Honor Graduate), US Army Jumpmaster Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Air Command and Staff Course, and the Army War College (Distinguished Graduate).

COL Holler’s initial assignment was with the 1st Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Georgia as a Vulcan Platoon Leader, Bradley Stinger Fighting Vehicle (BSFV) Platoon Leader, and Battery Executive Officer.

Upon graduation from the Infantry Officer Advanced Course in 1996, COL Holler was assigned to Fort Bragg and served as an Air Defense Fire Coordination Officer in the 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment, and then as an Assistant S3 and Battery Commander in 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division. Following command, he served as an Observer Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk Louisiana from 1999 to 2001.

COL Holler returned to Fort Bragg in 2001 and deployed to Afghanistan in 2002, serving as a CJ3 Battle Captain for CJTF-180. In 2003 COL Holler deployed to Kuwait and Iraq where he served as an Army Liaison Officer to the 1st Marine Division during the initial invasion and early occupation phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

After graduating from the Air Command and Staff College in 2005, COL Holler returned to Fort Bragg where he served as the XVIII Airborne Corps G3 Chief of Operations, and then as the Battalion S3 for the 82nd Airborne Division Special Troops Battalion. In 2007 he deployed to Afghanistan and served as a Brigade Task Force S3 in Regional Command – East. COL Holler then served as the Brigade S3 and Deputy Commanding Officer, 108th ADA Brigade at Fort Bragg from 2008 to 2010.

While stationed at Fort Hood from July 2010 to June 2013, COL Holler commanded 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery and served as the Deputy Commanding Officer, 69th ADA Brigade, deploying twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Following graduation from the US Army War College in 2014, COL Holler was assigned as the ACoS, G3 for the 32d Army Air and Missile Defense Command at Fort Bliss, TX. He then served as Commander, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade in Korea from June 2015 to June 2017. Following brigade command, COL Holler served as the Executive Officer to the Army Inspector General from June 2017-July 2018.

COL Holler's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (3 OLC), Bronze Star (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), and Joint Service Commendation Medal. His badges include the Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Combat Action Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.

CW5 Eric Maule entered the military January 24, 1989. He completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) and 24T-Patriot Missile System Operator/Mechanic Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft Bliss, Texas. After serving over eight years as an enlisted Soldier, and achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant, he was selected to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School, and graduated WOBC in June 1998 with the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 140E-Patriot System Operator/Maintainer.CW5 Maule has served in a variety of tactical and technical positions across the world-wide expanse of the Air Defense community, including duty at Ft Bliss, Ft Sill, Ansbach, JBPH-H, Osan AB, Kunsan AB, Gwangju AB, Camp Carroll, PSAB, Amman, and Dhahran Saudi Arabia during the bombing of Khobar Towers. CW5 Maule’s significant career achievements/positions include: Period as only Table XII certified Warrant Officer TCO in all Air Defense, Operation Iraqi Freedom, First place at FORSCOM for the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME Award), Rear Detachment Battery Commander, Course manager for the prestigious ADAFCO and Top Gun courses, Life-Cycle Management Officer in the TRADOC Capability Manager (TCM) office, first Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) to the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command’s (AAMDC), and the fifth Chief Warrant Officer of the Air Defense Artillery Branch (CWOB).

CW5 Maule’s military education includes: Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course, Airborne and Air Assault, EO Advisor, Patriot Top Gun, ADAFCO, and the Navy Maritime BMD Officer’s Course.

CW5 Maule’s civilian education includes: Master of Business Administration in Technology Marketing from the University of Phoenix.

CW5 Maule’s Awards include: MSM (4 Awards), ARCOM (11 Awards), AAM (12 Awards), AFEM, Korean Defense, Overseas Service (4 Awards), NDR (with Campaign Star), GWOT (Service and Expeditionary), GCDM (with 2 Knots), NCO Professional Development (2 Schools), ASR, Army Superior Unit Award, and Meritorious Unit Commendation.

CW5 Maule has been married 25 years to Mrs. Sylvia Maule and has 4 four children and nine grandchildren. Eldest son (Francisco) is married, a SFC in the United States Army, and currently serving at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Second oldest (Fabian) is married, a former Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, served two combat deployments in Iraq and now works for the United States Post Office in Austin, Texas. Third son (Michael) is attending Tribeca Flashpoint College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Film. Daughter (Desiree) is married, and works for the United States Post Office in El Paso, Texas.

Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Stephen A. Burnley assumed his duties as the Air Defense Artillery Regimental Command Sergeant Major on 14 December 2018. He has held a variety of positions in airborne and air defense artillery units throughout his career, ranging from a stinger gunner to command sergeant major.

CSM Burnley is from Alexandria, Virginia and entered the United States Army in February 1993. He attended Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, Texas graduating as a 14S Avenger Crewmember. His previous assignments include the following: CSM 32D Army Air and Missile Defense, Fort Bliss, Texas; CSM 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany; CSM, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany; Operations Sergeant Major, 4th Battalion 3rd Air Defense Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Senior Enlisted Advisor, 8th Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team (47433), MNF-S; First Sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade (Airborne); First Sergeant, Detachment 3, 1st Space Battalion, 1st Space Brigade, Space and Missile Defense Command, Shariki, Japan; First Sergeant, Alpha Battery, 3rd Battalion (Airborne) 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (ADAR), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Sergeant, Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion (Airborne) 4th ADAR; Officer Basic Course Instructor, 4th Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery, Fort Bliss, Texas; Operations Sergeant and Observer Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center (Airborne), Fort Polk, Louisiana; Stinger Section Sergeant and Team Chief, Delta Battery, 3rd Battalion (Airborne) 4th ADAR, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Avenger Crewmember, 5th Battalion 5th Air Defense Artillery, Camp Stanton, South Korea.

CSM Burnley has completed numerous military schools and courses including Cheju-do Rappelling and Mountaineering, Jungle Operations, Jumpmaster, Combatives, Joint Firepower, Battle Staff, Army Force Management, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, and the Advanced Military Transition Team Courses. He has completed all levels of the Non Commissioned Officers Education System and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class #61 (Resident) and the Executive Leader Course. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Silver and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award (1OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (w/Bronze Star), Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/Numeral 5), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Master Parachutist’s Badge, British Royal Parachutists Badge, and is a member of the Ancient Order of Saint Barbara.

CSM Burnley is married to Victoria, and they have two daughters.