RSS

Huss, Darin

Captain Darin E. Huss is the Commander, 189th Transportation Company (EAC), Norfolk, Nebraska. He also has command and control over the 317th and 181st Engineer Firefighting Detachments also located in Norfolk, Nebraska. On the full-time side Captain Huss is an AGR Officer and his current assignment is the Plans and Operations Officer J2/3 for the Joint Forces Headquarters – Nebraska. Captain Huss was born on 30 September, 1971 in Nebraska City, Nebraska and enlisted in the Nebraska Army National Guard 15 August 1988, serving as an enlisted infantry soldier. Upon completion of Officer Candidate School (Nebraska Military Academy), he was commissioned as an infantry officer on 15 August, 1999.

Captain Huss’ background is in Personnel, Training Management and Operations. He has served in Southwest Asia, Honduras, Panama and Germany. He has been directly involved in Operation Desert Shield / Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Noble Eagle and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Education:

· 1994 – Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Public Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

· 2001 – Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration, Doane College, Lincoln, Nebraska

· Currently has 13 semester hours towards a Masters Degree in Global Security and Terrorism Studies, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

Military Education:

· April 1989 – Military Basic Training, Fort Benning, Georgia

· May 1991- Primary Leadership Development Course, Fort Benning, Georgia

· June 1993 – Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Nebraska Military Academy, Camp Ashland Nebraska

· January 1996 – Armor Training Center, 19K MOSQ, Fort Knox Kentucky

· October 1997 – Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Nebraska Military Academy, Camp Ashland Nebraska

· 15 February 1988 – Officer Candidate School, Nebraska Military Academy, Camp Ashland Nebraska

· January 2000 – Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia

· August 2000 – Pre Ranger and Ranger School, Fort Benning, Georgia

· April 2001 – Infantry Captain Career Course, Fort Benning, Georgia

· December 2001 – Long Range Surveillance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia

· February 2002 – Chemical Advance Course, Fort Leonardwood, Missouri

· October 2002 – Combined Logistics Captain Career Course, Fort Lee, Virgina

· April 2003 – Combined Arms Service Staff School (CAS3), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

· July 2003 – Antiterrorism, Force Protection Program Managers Course, Fort Leonardwood, Missouri

· November 2003 – Operational Security Fundimental Course, Fort Lewis, Washington

· February 2004 – Military Intelligence Captain Career Course, Fort Huachuca, Arizona

· August 2004 – Counterintelligence Agent Course, Fort Huachuca, Arizona

 

Assignments:

· August 1989 – December 1991 Fire Team Member, Co A, TF 2-134th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· December 1991- August 1992, Fire Team Leader, Co A, TF 2-134th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· August 1992 – January 1996, Squad Leader Co A, TF 2-134th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· January 1996 – August 1996, Tank Commander, Troop A, 167th CAV, Nebraska Army National Guard

· August 1996 – August 1999, Platoon Sergeant, Co D, 1-134th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· August 1999 – December 2000, Executive Officer, Co D, 1-134th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· January 2001 – August 2001, Platoon Leader, Det 1, Co D 1-124th Infantry (Mechanized), Nebraska Army National Guard

· September 2001 – November 2001, Platoon Leader, 755th Recon/Decon Co, Nebraska Army National Guard

· December 2001 – August 2004, Training Officer / Petroleum Operations Officer, HQ 867th Quartermaster Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard

· August 2004 – Present, Plans and Operations Officer J2/3 Joint Forces Headquarters – Nebraska, Nebraska Army National Guard

· August 2004 – Present, Commander 189th Transportation Company (EAC), 317th and 181st Engineer Firefighting Detachment, Nebraska Army National Guard

 

Other Achievements:

· Nebraska Army National Guard Citizen Solider of the Year E5 and above

· FORSCOM soldier of the Year E5 and above

· Distinguished Graduate Primary Leadership Development Course

· Distinguished Graduate Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course

· Department of the Army Leadership Excellence Award – OCS

· Distinguished Graduate Combined Logistics Captain Career Course

· Elected as Nebraska Army National Guard Company Grade Representative and Serve as Secretary to State Association

· Elected as Company Grade Area V Representative – National Guard Association of the United States

· Elected as the Army National Guard Representative for National Board of Directors, National Guard Association of the United States

 

 

 

Effective Dates of Promotion:

· PFC NEARNG 15 August, 1998

· SPC NEARNG 01 September, 1989

· SGT NEARNG 26 June, 1991

· SSG NEARNG 01 July, 1994

· SFC NEARNG 05 December, 1996

· 2LT NEARNG 15 August, 1999

· 1LT NEARNG 15 August, 2001

· CPT NEARNG 06 October, 2003

(Current as of 01 December 2004)