Chief Warrant Officer Four (CW4) Rodney Fagan is currently
assigned as the Senior Army Instructor at R.L.
Osborne High School. He previously served as the Senior Army Instructor
of North Springs
High School for four years.
CW4 Fagan retired from the United States Army after 26 years of service
on November 1, 2002
from Fort McPherson,
where he was assigned to the United States Army Special Operations
Command as a Liaison Officer. He graduated from Montgomery
School in Silver Spring
in June 1976 and enlisted in the Army shortly thereafter. CW4 Fagan
served seven years in the enlisted ranks before being accepted to attend
the United States Army Warrant Officer Candidate Course. He was
commissioned as a warrant officer in 1985.
Chief Warrant Officer Fagan education includes a Bachelor of
Science degree in Management from the University
of Maryland and an
Associate of Arts degree from Georgia
His military assignments include; Maintenance Liaison
Officer, United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort McPherson,
GA., Instructor and Writer, United States Army Center and Schools,
Aberdeen Proving MD., 34th Armor Battalion, Fort Riley, KS., 5th Field
Artillery, Fort Riley, KS., 41st Field Artillery, Germany, 8th Field
Artillery, Fort Ord, CA., 59th ADA, Germany, 56th ADA, Germany and duties
in Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Jordan and Fort
Combat tours include duties in Kuwait,
in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the
Persian Gulf War.
Awards and decorations include; The Legion of Merit, Bronze
Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendations Medal
(4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal (2 OLC),
National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Southwest
Asia Bronze Star Medal (3 OLC), Non-Commissioned Officer Professional
Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Oversees Service Ribbon (3OLC),
Southwest Asia Kuwait Liberation Medal. He was enshrined in the
“Honorable Order of Saint Barbara” and received the “Samuel Sharp
Medal” for outstanding contribution to the Army’s Ordnance
CW4 Fagan was recognized as the Army’s Training and
Doctrine Command’s Warrant Officer Instructor of the year in 1999.