32d Medical Brigade Commander
Colonel Charles H. “Chip” O’Neal joined the Army in 1990. He was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps in 1995 and was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry at Camp Greaves, Republic of Korea. He was then assigned to Fort Hood, Texas where he deployed to Bosnia as part of SFOR IV. After attending the Army Medical Department Officer Advanced Course, Chip returned to Korea and served as a Medical Planner for the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey.
In 2001 he took command of Charlie Company, 426th Forward Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He led the company into Iraq as Operation Iraqi Freedom began, and redeployed in 2003 as the Battalion Operations Officer. In 2005 he worked at the Office of the Surgeon General as an Operations Officer and helped coordinate medical responses for Hurricane Katrina, the “Surge” in Iraq, and the Walter Reed scandal. He deployed to Iraq again in 2009 with the 28th Combat Support Hospital and later worked as the Medical Planner for U.S. Army Special Operations Command. In 2016 he helped manage the Ebola response as the Commander of Primary Care and Soldier Readiness Command at Fort Bliss, Texas. He commanded Public Health Activity-Fort Hood from 2015-2017.
Colonel O’Neal joins the 32d Medical Brigade having graduated from the Advanced Strategic Art Program at the U.S. Army War College. He holds a Bachelors degree in English from North Georgia College and Masters Degrees from the National Intelligence University and the United States Army War College. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and won the CPT John Teal Leadership Award in 2010.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Army Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. In his free time, Colonel O`Neal enjoys fly fishing and all things Georgia Bulldogs football.
32d Medical Brigade Command Sergeant Major
CSM Carlisie Y. Jones was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC and ultimately completed Advanced Individual Training as a Combat Medical Specialist at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
His assignments and duties include 2nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea as a Line Medic; 261st Area Support Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC as a Medical Specialist; Operation Uphold Democracy, Haiti; 1st Squadron, 4th US Cavalry, Schweinfurt, Federal Republic of Germany as Senior Line Medic; Operation Joint Endeavour, Bosnia-Herzegovina; USAMEDDAC, Fort Jackson, SC as a Medical Specialist; JTF-Bravo Honduras and Nicaragua; Bravo 187th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX as a Drill Sergeant; 2nd 311th CS/CSS Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC as Observer Controller/Trainer; Operation Iraqi Freedom, Special Police Transition Team; 32nd Medical Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, TX as G-3 Operations NCOIC; Senior Leader Course, NCOA, Fort Sam Houston, TX as First Sergeant; 546th Medical Company (AS), Fort Hood, TX as First Sergeant; Operation New Dawn; MEDDAC-Japan, Camp Zama, Japan as the Chief Clinical NCO; Command Sergeant Major, 264th Medical Battalion, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX, Command Sergeant Major of the Medical Professional Training Brigade, JBSA Fort Sam Houston TX, and Command Sergeant Major of the 32d Medical Brigade, JBSA Fort Sam Houston TX.
His military education includes Basic Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, First Sergeant Course, Drill Sergeant School, Battle Staff Course, Air Assault School, Combative, and U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. He has completed Basic Healthcare Administrator Course, Sergeants Major Force Management Course and Lean Six Sigma. CSM Jones has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (with Numeral 3), the Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, and the Driver`s Badge. He is also a member of the prestigious Order of Military Medical Merit.