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Mission statement

59th Siganl Battalion - Building 652

Provide assured and responsive Strategic, Operational Base and scalable Expeditionary Communications Systems and services in support of Joint, DoD, and (USARAK) organizations while enabling C2 and information superiority to the Warfighter.

CPT Shonda L. Porter
Commander, HHD, 59th Signal Battalion / Network Enterprise Center - JBER (nec-jber)

CPT Shonda L. Porter   CPT Shonda L. Porter is a native of St. Helena Island, South Carolina. She enlisted in the United States Army as a 15Q (Air Traffic Controller) on 28 August 2001. She received her commission in the Signal Corp in December, 2007.
  Captain Porter began her career in A Company, 1-58th Aviation Regiment at Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a radar controller. In 2003, she deployed to Afghanistan in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) III. In 2006, she was accepted to attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) and to her surprise, was assigned to A Company, 1-13th Aviation Regiment at Fort Rucker, Alabama as an Army Instructor/ Writer while she waited to attend OCS. Immediately following commission, she was assigned to C Company, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia as the Joint Network Node Platoon Leader then Executive Officer (XO). After OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) IX-X, she was reassigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-3 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion as the Battalion Signal Officer (S6). After 13 months as the BN S6, she attended Signal Captain Career Course at Fort Gordon, GA. After graduation, she was assigned to the HHD, 793rd Military Police Battalion at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska as the S6.

  Captain Porter's civilian and military schools include Primary Leadership Development Course (WLC), Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (ALC), and the Army Instructor Training Course. She is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic and Advance Courses. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Management Information Systems from Claflin University and Masters Degree in Information Technology Management from Webster University.

  Her military awards include Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal (2), Good Conduct Medal second award, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 2, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, NATO Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Basic Aircrew Badge. Her IT certifications include CompTIA Network +, Security +, and Microsoft Certified Technician Specialist (Windows 7, Configuring).

 Captain Porter is married and has two children.

1SG David P. Maloney
1SG, HHD, 59th Signal Battalion / Network Enterprise Center - JBER (nec-jber)

1SG David P. Maloney 1SG David P. Maloney is a native of East Providence, RI. He entered the Army in February 1993, completed basic military training at Ft Knox, KY, and the Ground Surveillance Systems Operators Maintainers Course at Ft Huachuca, AZ . In April 1997, he reclassified into the Satellite Communications Operator Maintainers Military Occupational Skill (25S).

1SG Maloney’s previous duty assignments include, Ground Surveillance Systems Operator Maintainer, Ft Bliss, TX, Ground Surveillance Systems Team Chief, Schofield Barracks, HI, SATCOM Operator Maintainer, Site C, Ft Ritchie, MD, SATCOM Team Chief, 229th Sig Co, Camp Carroll, Korea, Combat Signal Support NCO, Kabul Afghanistan, TACSAT Section Sergeant, 29th Sig Bn, Ft Lewis, WA, SHF NCO, SATCOM Terminal Chief and SHF Plans SGM, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne), Ft Bragg, NC, Senior Systems Control Officer and Contingencies and Exercise Planner, DISA-Pacific, HI, Chief of Plans, Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne), MacDill AFB, FL and SATCOM Systems Chief, 56th Signal Company, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and HHC 1SG, 160th Signal Brigade, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

1SG Maloney’s military and civilian education includes Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Noncommissioned Officer’s Course; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course (Leadership Profession of Arms); Air Assault Course; Basic Airborne Course (Honor Graduate); Jumpmaster Course; High Risk SERE Course; MILSTAR Operators Course; Promina 800 Operators Maintainers Course; Swe-Dish Advanced Operations Course; iDirect Operations Course; Combat Skills Course; Senior Enlisted Joint PME Course; EMT Paramedic Course; and the DSCA Level One Course. 1SG Maloney is currently working towards his Associate’s Degree from Central Texas College.

1SG Maloney’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal, (7th Award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Campaigns), and the Korean Defense Service Medal.


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