Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Dylan Malcomb serves as the Professor of Military Science for Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at William and Mary and Christopher Newport University. The historic Revolutionary Guard Battalion (RGB) traces its lineage to the American Revolution and is one of only two ROTC programs with an Army Battle Streamer (won at the Battle of Yorktown). LTC Malcomb leads more than 130 cadets, soldiers and civilians to ensure that cadets are educated, trained and inspired to be leaders of character, lifelong servants to the Nation and Officers ready to lead the best Soldiers in the World.
LTC Malcomb began his military career in 1997 after enlisting in the Army Infantry (11B) and serving in 1st Battalion 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment in Camp Casey, Korea. LTC Malcomb was selected to attend the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. He commissioned in 2003 into the Aviation branch as a CH-47 pilot. His military education includes Aviation Officer Basic (Flight School), Aviation Captain’s Career Course, CH-47D/F Maintenance Test Pilot Course, SERE Level C, and the Air Command and Staff College. LTC Malcomb’s civilian education includes a B.S. in Spatial Science from USMA, an M.S. in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and an M.A. in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin. LTC Malcomb taught several classes at the University of Texas and at USMA on Geospatial Analysis, Geography of Africa, Global Cultures and Physical Geography. He has travelled extensively in Africa and has published on his research.
LTC Malcomb’s previous assignments include F Co 159th Aviation Regiment (Big Windy) in Giebelstadt, Germany with deployment to Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan, 2005-2006); D Company Commander, 5th Battalion 158th Aviation in Katterbach, Germay with deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom (Balad, 2007-2008); Executive Officer and Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, USMA. Operations Officer (S3) and Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Carson, CO with deployment to Operation Resolute Support (Afghanistan, 2015-2016). Executive Officer to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Army Arsenal, AL.
His military awards and decorations include two Bronze Stars, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Air Medals, three Army Commendations Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Senior Army Aviator Badge.
Lieutenant Colonel Malcomb resides in Williamsburg, VA with his wife Katherine (former Heine, USMA ’03) and their four daughters Emilia, Aria, Myra and Viera.