Lt. Col. Cal Nix enlisted in the Army in 1993 as a 19D Cavalry Scout. His first duty assignment was the Bravo Troop, 2d Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 24th Mechanized Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. He later attended and graduated from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School in 1995. He received his commission as a second lieutenant in the Aviation Branch from the United States Military Academy in 1999. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in geopolitics from USMA and also holds a master’s degree in military operational art and science from the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.
Nix’s assignments include: S-2 for Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 164th Air Traffic Services Group in Seoul, South Korea; Flight Platoon Leader in Bravo Company, “Red Barons,” 1st Battalion 52d Aviation Regiment in Seoul, South Korea; Maintenance Platoon Leader and Production Control Officer in Bravo Company, 615th Aviation Support Battalion at Fort hood, Texas, and in Iraq; Commander, Delta Company, 3d Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment at Fort Hood and Iraq; Aviation Captain’s Career Course Instructor, Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment and Brigade Operations Officer for 1st Aviation Brigade, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Operations Officer for the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission in Seoul, South Korea; and most recently as a Senior Aviation Advisor for the Office of the Program Manager – Saudi Arabian National Guard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Nix’s professional military education includes the Aviation Officer’s Basic Course, Captain’s Career Course, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, UH-60A/L Aircraft Qualification, Maintenance Test Pilot Course, Aviation Maintenance Manager Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School and the Air Command and Staff College.
His decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and is a recipient of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
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