Our Mission is to provide reliable and timely sustaining base information
systems support to the United States Army Alaska (USARAK), elements north of
the range (NOR), the Cold Regions Test Center (CRTC), MEDCOM, SMDC and other
federal elements at Fort Wainwright/Greely.
Captain Scott Shaffer
Commander, 507th Signal Company / Network Enterprise Center - Fort wainwright
Captain Scott Shaffer graduated in 2007 from the University of Montana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry.
After commissioning through the University of Montana ROTC, CPT Shaffer was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis Washington where he served as a Infantry Platoon Leader, Mobile Gun System Platoon leader, and Battalion S6. During his assignment with 4/2 SBCT he deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq as a Platoon leader and transitioned into the BN S6 position. Upon return to Fort Lewis, WA he conducted a TDY assignment to Shorewater Bay, Australia. Following Captain's Career Course, CPT Shaffer was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Fort Wainwright, Alaska where he served as the unit's Battalion S6.
His military education includes Infantry Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Mortar Leader Course, Stryker Leader Course, Signal Officer Transition course and Signal Officer Advance Course.
His military awards and qualifications include Army Commendation Medal (one Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Overseas Service Ribbon.
Captain Shaffer is married and has 3 sons.
1SG DARREL W. COLBURN
1SG, 507th Signal Company / Network Enterprise Center - Fort wainwright
Darrel W. Colburn
enlisted in the Army in
April 1990 for Tactical/Strategic Microwave Systems Repairer course. His
background includes duties as Electronics
Maintenance Shop Multi-channel NCOIC, Technical Control NCOIC/Supervisor,
Maintenance Control Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Retention
Control NCOIC, Sytstems Control Officer and 1SG.
First Sergeant Colburn's assignments include: 229th
Signal Company (TAC/SAT), Camp Humphreys,
Korea, A Co 306 Military Intelligence Battalion,
Fort Huachuca, AZ, HQ Company 125th
Signal Battalion 25th Infantry
Division (Light), HI, 58th
Maintenance Company (GS), 7th
Transportation Group, 1st Corps
Support Command, Ft. Bragg, NC, D Co Special
Warfare Training Group (SWTG), John F. Kennedy
Warfare Training Center, Ft. Bragg, NC, 550th
Signal Company, 54th Signal
Battalion, Doha, Qatar, Joint Communications
Support Element (JCSE), MacDill Air force Base,
Tampa, FL, C Co 551st Signal
Battalion, Fort Gordon, GA, DISA-PAC, Wheeler
Army Airfield, HI and 507th Signal
Company 59th Signal Brigade Ft
Wainwright Alaska. First Sergeant Colburn also
deployed to Baghdad, Iraq with 10th
Special Forces Group and Balad, Iraq with the 5th
Special Forces Group.
He is married and has two energetic boys.