LTC Jonathan R. Beasley
LTC Jonathan R. Beasley, is a native of Lambertville, Michigan. In 1988 he enlisted into the Army Reserves as a Military Policeman. In 1990 he transferred to the Ohio Army National Guard, was federalized and deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield/ Storm. LTC Beasley was a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Toledo and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry in June 1994. He is currently serving as the commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion for the United States Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
After graduating from the Infantry Officers Basic Course and Ranger School he served in the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area working in the Demilitarized Zone in Korea. In June 1996, he was assigned to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard" in Washington D.C. where he served as a rifle platoon leader and company executive officer.
After graduating from the Armored Officers Advance Course in March 1999, he was assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vilseck, Germany. LTC Beasley performed duties as a brigade staff officer where he deployed to Kosovo. In August 2000, he was re-assigned to 2nd Battalion 2nd Infantry where he commanded company A through June 2001 and then the battalion Headquarters and Headquarters company through June 2002.
From June 2002 through June 2006, LTC Beasley was assigned to the Operations Group at the Joint Readiness Training Center in FT. Polk, Louisiana. As an Observer Controller he was responsible for assisting in the training of over 40 units that eventually deployed overseas. He was twice selected to deploy forward to support units that requested additional staff assistance; Afghanistan in 2004 with the 75th Ranger Regiment and Iraq in 2006 with the 46th Engineer Battalion.
After graduating early from the Command and General Staff College in April 2007, he returned to duty with the 3rd Brigade 1st Infantry Division now at FT. Hood Texas. He assumed duties with the 2nd Battalion 2nd Infantry as its battalion S3 and then as the Brigade S3 when it deployed to Afghanistan in June 2008. From July 2009 through July 2012 LTC Beasley returned to his alma matter The University of Toledo and assumed duties as the Professor of Military Science and Leadership.
LTC Beasley has earned the Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Senior Parachutist and Air Assault badges. He has been awarded the Order of St. Maurice, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Humanitarian Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign stars), Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Kosovo Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), National Defense Service Medal (2 Stars) Army Reserve Commendation Medal, and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Bronze M). He has earned his post graduate degree from Louisiana State University.
LTC Beasley is married to the former Robin Wright of Petersburg, Michigan and they have four children.
HHBn ensures the readiness for the USARPAC Headquarters, Staff and all
attached units in order to support the USARPAC Commanders Theatre Army
Strategy for the Asia-Pacific. O/O, deploy and provide unit level command
and control and sustainment support to deployed USARPAC elements while
sustaining support to the Main Command Post (MCP) in garrison.