Major Troy Angell
Training Operations Officer
Major Troy Angell arrived at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Battalion in February 2010. Immediately prior to this assignment he was the fires and effects advisor for a Brigade Military Transition Team in Kirkuk, Iraq. He enlisted in the Army in 1996 as a cannon crewmember, and received his commission from the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia in 2000. His assignments include: company fire support officer, 1-15 Field Artillery, 2d Infantry Division, Korea; platoon leader, battery executive officer, battalion liaison officer and battalion fire direction officer, 6-32 Field Artillery, 212 Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; fires and effects advisor for a Battalion Military Transition Team in Qayarrah, Iraq; gunnery instructor, Field Artillery Basic Officer Leadership Course III, and commander, C/1-78 Field Artillery, 478 Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
MAJ Angell’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Field Artillery Officer Basic Course and the Field Artillery Captains Career Course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster (2d award), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with oak leaf cluster and the Combat Action Badge.
MAJ Angell holds a master’s degree in education from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
MAJ Angell is married to the former Carey Cox. They have a daughter pursuing a pharmaceutical doctorate at Southwest Oklahoma State University. MAJ Angell and Carey reside in Sparta, Wisconsin. His hobbies include reading, walking his dog, and fishing.