Troy Douglas came to the Phase II after 30 years in the United States Army; 26 of those years as a Signal Officer and retiring at the rank of Colonel. While in the Army, Troy was selected to command one of the Army’s 7 regional ROTC Brigades with responsibility over 10 states and more than 177 colleges/universities. He still maintains many of those academic partnership today to harness support for Army initiatives and military advocacy. Additionally, Troy has deployed more than 6 times in response to Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraq Freedom as a Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Brigade Communications Officer, Battalion Operations Officer and lastly as an Expeditionary Signal Battalion Commander. He calls on his many attributes, forged from leading Soldiers deployed to combat zones around the world, to assist customers and clients in supporting the security of our Nation. In addition to his combat tours, Troy has held several senior staff positions as the Assistant Commandant, U.S. Army Signal School; TRADOC Capability Manager (TCM) – Network and Services; TCM Tactical Radios; Director Command, Control, Communications and Computers for Special Operations Command – South; and staff positions on the Department of the Army Staff and Joint Chiefs of Staff. Troy approaches the same dedication to the “Team” as it was instilled in him as a staff officer in numerous commands.
Troy holds a MA in Telecommunications from Webster University, a MS in Strategic Studies from Army War College, and a BS in Mass Communications from Austin Peay State University.