Colonel Rodney D. McCutcheon

Commander
U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot

Colonel Rodney D. McCutcheon, Commander, U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot
Colonel Rodney D. McCutcheon, Commander, U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot

Colonel Rodney D. McCutcheon enlisted in the South Carolina Army National Guard as a combat engineer in 1996, where he trained at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was assigned to the 122nd Engineer Battalion in South Carolina.

In May 2000, McCutcheon was commissioned into the Chemical Corps from the Army ROTC program at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

He has earned a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Master of Science in Environmental Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, and Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

His previous assignments include: Heavy Decontamination Platoon Leader, 92nd Chemical Company, Battalion Chemical Officer, 3-69th Armor Battalion, Brigade Chemical Officer, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, 2000-2004; Planner, Chemical Cell, 82nd Airborne Division, Planner, Chemical Cell, 18th Airborne Corps, Chemical Officer, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Battery Commander, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2004-2008; Current Operations Officer Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 2008-2010; Fellowship, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Washington D.C., 2010-2011; Chemical Cell Officer, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Executive Officer, 193rd Brigade Support Battalion, Executive Officer, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, 2011-2015;Planner, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Combined Joint Interagency Coordination Group-Korea, 2015-2017; Chief, Chemical Surety Division, Headquarters, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia, 2017-2018; Commander, Blue Grass Chemical Activity, Richmond, Kentucky, 2018-2020; Protection & Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Chief, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2020-2022.

His military education includes the Chemical Officers’ Basic Course, Chemical Captain’s Career Course, basic Airborne course, Air Assault course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.

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