COL Rick Allbritton

COL Rick Allbritton

Depot Commander
Biography

Colonel Rick Allbritton entered military service in 1986 and served in a myriad of assignments, culminating enlisted service as a Ranger Instructor in 1998. In April 1998, Allbritton received his commission in the Quartermaster Corps from Officer Candidate Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Allbritton’s initial assignment included duties as the Deputy Support Operations Officer, 20th Area Support Group in Taegu, Korea from 1998 to 1999. From 1999 to 2002, Allbritton served as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Battalion Operations Officer while assigned to the 528th Special Operations Support Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. From 2003 to 2005, Allbritton served at Joint Base Lewis-McCord (JBLM) as the I Corps G4 Supply and Services Officer. Follow-on assignments at JBLM were with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 25th Infantry Division, Brigade Support Battalion, as the Support Operations Distributions Officer, and as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company Commander in Mosul, Iraq from 2004 to 2005. After returning from Iraq, Allbritton was selected to stand up the first Ranger Support Company at 2nd Ranger Battalion, and subsequently led his company in combat three times in the CENTCOM AOR.

From 2007 to 2010, Allbritton served as a Logistics Management Officer with the United States Army Special Operation Command at Fort Bragg, NC. From 2010 to 2012, Allbritton served with the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) as the Group S4 and later as the Group Support Battalion Executive Officer. From 2012 to 2013, Allbritton served as the G4 for the Military Information Support Operations Command. From 2013 to 2016, Allbritton served in the Pentagon’s HQDA G3’s Special Operations Division as a Special Operations Logistics Officer and later as the Division’s Logistics Branch Chief. From 2016 to 2018, Allbritton commanded Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, United States Army North at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Allbritton’s most recent assignment was the Deputy J4 and J4’s Chief of Operations with the Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Allbritton is a graduate of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School of National Security and Resource Strategy, where he received a Master’s in National Resource Strategy with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. He also holds master’s degrees in Transportation and Logistics Management from American Public University, and master’s degrees in Management and Human Resource Development from Webster University.

Allbritton’s deployments include: Operation Desert Shield/Storm, three tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom-Iraq, and three tours in Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan.

Awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (7 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal (1 Bronze Star), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Southwest Asian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 3), Combat Infantry Badge, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Parachute Rigger Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Ranger Tab and the Army Staff Identification Badge.