Settle, Tracy

State: South Dakota

Units: Joint Force HQS SD

Title: COL

Years Of Service: 20

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: SETTLE, Tracy Lew, Colonel, Quartermaster Corps, South Dakota Army National Guard

Present Assignment: Director, State Partnership Program South Dakota National Guard Present
Status: AGR
Source and Date of Commission: ROTC, 19 December 1980, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Distinguished Military Student / Graduate
Total Years of Commissioned Service: Over 20 years
Total Years of Service: Over 20 years
Military Education: Year Completed USA Quartermaster Officer Basic Course – Resident / Commandant’s List/ 1981 Class Leadership Award USA Quartermaster General Troop Support Material Management Course 1981 Resident / Commandant’s List
USA Infantry School – Airborne Course – Resident 1981
7th Army NBC Defense Officer Course – Resident 1981
7th Army Programming and Budgeting Course – Resident 1982
7th Army Financial Management of Supply Course – Resident 1982 USA
Quartermaster Officer Advanced Course – Non-Resident 1995
USA Combined Arms and Services Staff School – Seminar 1997
USA Command and General Staff College – Seminar 2000
ARNG Recruiting and Retention Managers Course – PEC 2002
National Defense University Reserve Component Security Course-Resident 2003
NGB Fiscal Law Course – Non-Resident 2004
Battalion Commander Pre-Command Course – Resident 2005
USA War College – Resident 2006 Educational Degrees: Year Received Bachelor of Science Degree Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1980 Major: Business Administration Minor: Criminology, Economics
As of Jul 2006 Master of Science Degree University of Southern California 1988 Degree: Systems Management Concentration: Information Systems Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Master of Strategic Studies US Army War College 2006

Decorations, Service Medals and Badges: Meritorious Service Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster (2001)(2005) Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters (1983,1986,1996) Air Force Commendation Medal (2002) Army Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster (1982,1984) Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf (1997, 2000) Armed Forces Reserve Medal (2004) Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2004) Armed Forces Reserve Medal (2004) SDNG Distinguished Service Award (1998) US Army Service Ribbon (1985) SDNG Service Ribbon (1999/2004) SDNG Recruiting Ribbon w/Oak Leaf Cluster (2002, 2003) NG Recruiting and Retention Badge (2003) US Army Parachute Badge (1981) Special Act /Service Award (Civil Service) (1988) Sustained Superior Performance Award (Civil Service) (1989,1990) Meritorious Service Award (Civil Service) (1991)

Chronological List of Appointments:
2LT AUS 19 Dec 80
1LT AUS 19 Jun 82
CPT AUS 1 Aug 84
MAJ ARNG 7 Jan 98
LTC ARNG 26 Aug 02

Chronological Record of Duty Assignments:
Active Duty:
Student, USA Quartermaster School, Ft Lee, VA Jan 81 – May 81
Student, USA Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GA May 81 – Jun 81
Battalion S-4/Funds Management Officer Jun 81 – Nov 82 90th Personnel and Administration Battalion, 21st SUPCOM, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Aide-de-Camp, Commanding General Dec 82 – Jan 84 HQs, AAFES – Europe, Munich, Germany
Platoon Leader, 496th Supply Company Feb 84 – Nov 84 13th Supply and Service BN, 2nd SUPCOM, VII Corps, Boeblingen, Germany
Logistics Operations Officer, 13th Supply and Service BN Dec 84 – Feb 85 2nd SUPCOM, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Company Commander, 226th Supply and Services Company, Feb 85 – May 86 13th S&S BN, 2nd SUPCOM, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Germany
USAR – Not on Active Duty: 
IRR 16 May 86 – 15 May 89 Casual Status May 89 – Jun 94
National Guard – Not on Active Duty: 
S4, 88th Troop Command, SDARNG, Rapid City, SD Jul 94 – Jul 96
Chief Movement Officer, Director of Logistics Jul 96 – Jun 98 HQs STARC, SDARNG, Rapid City, SD
Logistics Operations Officer, Director of Logistics Jun 98 – Mar 99 HQs STARC, SDARNG, Rapid City, SD
Executive Officer to the Adjutant General Apr 99 – Aug 00 HQs STARC, SDNG, Rapid City, SD
Detachment Commander, HQS STARC Sep 00 – Aug 02 SDARNG, Rapid City, SD
National Guard – AGR: 
Executive Officer to the Adjutant General Apr 99 – Aug 00 HQs STARC, SDNG, Rapid City, SD
Legislative Liaison/CACO/Executive Director Sep 00 – Aug 02 For Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve, HQs STARC, SDNG, Rapid City, SD
Recruiting and Retention Manager Sep 02 – 30 Nov 04 HQs STARC, SDARNG, Rapid City, SD
Recruiting and Retention Battalion Commander Dec 04 – Jul 05 JFHQ SD, Rapid City, SD
Resident Student – US Army War College Aug 05 – Jun 06
Director, SDNG State Partnership Program – Suriname Jul 06 –
Summary of Department of Defense Civil Service:
KONTAKT Program Coordinator – GS 8 May 86 – Oct 86 Nelligen Military Community, VII Corps, Stuttgart, Germany
Management Analyst, Director of Logistics – GS 11 Jan 87 – Nov 87 HQS VII Corps, Stuttgart, Germany
CECOM System Manager, Force Modernization – GS 11 Nov 87 – May 88 2nd SUPCOM, VII Corps, Stuttgart, Germany
Deputy Chief, Regional Supply Support Activity – GS 11 May 88 – Jan 89 DOL, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Chief, Maintenance Division, DOL – GS 12 Jan 89 – Mar 91 HQS VII Corps, Stuttgart, Germany
Department of Defense Civil Service Education: Cost Analysis Techniques, USAREUR and VII Army Mar 87 Munich, Germany
Defense Regional Interservice Support Course Jun 87 USA Logistics Management Center, Ft. Lee, Virginia
Project Management Course, USAREUR OPM Nov 87 Bad Kissingen, Germany
Force Development in USAREUR Course, USAEUR Feb 88 and VII Army, Heidelberg, Germany
Civilian Personnel Management Course, USAREUR OPM Aug 88 Stuttgart, Germany