Recruiting Enrollment Operations Officer
Lieutenant Colonel Lowell Dean Shackelford earned his bachelor's degree from Faulkner University and his master's degree in Emergency Management from Jacksonville State University. He received his commission through the Officer Candidate School. He has held numerous staff and leadership positions including 377 DSC G7 section; 2nd National Police Division Transition Team Logistical Advisor; Battalion XO; Agency Headquarters Commander; Company Executive Officer; Plans and Program Officer; Freight Officer; Engineer Project Officer, and Platoon Leader.
Lieutenant Colonel Shackelford's military schooling includes Engineer Officer Basic Course, Transportation Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Staff and Services School, and Command and General Staff College.
His awards and decorations include The Bronze Star Medal; Army Commendation Medal with (two Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star; Army Service Ribbon; Iraq Campaign Medal; War on Terrorism Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Training Overseas Ribbon; Armed Forces Reserve Medal W/M device, and Combat Action Badge.