Lieutenant Colonel Hung Diep
Commander, JBLM Soldier Readiness Unit (SRU)
Lieutenant Colonel Hung Diep assumed the duties as the battalion commander for the Soldier Recovery Unit (SRU) at Madigan Army Medical Center on Dec. 9, 2022. He previously served as the executive officer for the USCYBERCOM Army Reserve element. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in management science. In addition, he is a graduate of Old Dominion University where he earned a master of business administration.
Lieutenant Colonel Diep enlisted in the Army Reserves as a private with the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade in 1995. He was commissioned into the South Carolina Army National Guard as a second lieutenant in 2002. His first assignment was to the 114th Signal Company in Camden, S.C. From there he deployed to Kuwait as a platoon leader in 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He transferred to the Virginia Army National Guard and took company command of Charlie Company (Signal), 116th BSTB in 2006. He has been assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) as a mission director managing global networks for the U.S. government. He was the National Guard Bureau’s detachment chief for the first Army National Guard’s premiere Cyber Protection Team (CPT) in 2014; the vanguard in cyber defense for Army networks. He was assigned as Deputy G-6 for the Virginia Army National Guard. He served as an information operations planner for USCYBERCOM; planning and executing information operations with combatant commands.
He is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic and Captain’s Career Course, Information Operations Course (FA30), Information System Management Course (FA26B), the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Joint Information Operation Planner’s Course and Joint Combined Warfighting School. He is currently selected for the Army Reserve’s Senior Service College (DL) with a graduation date of July 2025.
Lieutenant Colonel Diep’s awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (OLC), Army Reserves Component Achievement Medal (8OLC), National Defense Service Medal (OLC), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Gold hour glass and M device), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
Command Sergeant Major Jennifer R. McFarland
Command Sergeant Major, Soldier Readiness Unit (SRU)
Command Sergeant Major Jennifer R. McFarland assumed responsibilities as the Soldier Recovery Unit (SRU) command sergeant major on March 16, 2022. She attended Coffee High School in Douglas, Ga., where she earned her high school diploma in June 1999. On July 15, 1999, she enlisted in the United States Army as an automated logistics specialist. She attended basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and advanced individual training at Fort Lee, Va. She has held various positions as an automated logistics specialist including materiel storage and handling sergeant, receiving and issue sergeant, tech supply sergeant, operations sergeant, section sergeant, Sustainment Automated Support Management Office (SASMO) sergeant, platoon sergeant, senior drill sergeant, materiel management NCOIC, senior operations sergeant, first sergeant, G4 supply and services sergeant major and G4 sergeant major.
Command Sergeant Major McFarland’s assignments include 702nd MSB, Camp Casey, Korea; 227th General Supply Company, Fort Campbell, Ky.; 558th Transportation Company, Fort Eustis, Va.; 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, Camp Humphreys, Korea; 307th BSB, 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Alpha Battery, 1-31 FA, 434th Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla.; 8th TSC, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; HHC, 325th BSB, 3rd IBCT, and H Company FSC, 2-27 Infantry Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; SIS Company, HHBN, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. She has deployed four times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). The dates were from April to October 2002 (OEF), March to November 2003 (OIF), June 2007 to July 2008 (OIF) and August 2009 to July 2010 (OIF).
Command Sergeant Major McFarland’s military courses and civilian education include the HAZMAT course, Combatives Level 1, Digital Training Management course (DTMS), Sustainment Automated Support Management Office course (SASMO), Contracting Officer Representative course, the Army Basic Instructor course (ABIC), Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army), Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) course, Master Resilience Trainer course, Battle Staff course and Company Commander/First Sergeant Pre-Command course (CCFSPCC). She is a graduate of the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, honor graduate of the Senior Leaders Course, distinguished honor graduate of Drill Sergeant School and a graduate of USASMA Class 69. She holds an associate degree in general studies from Central Texas College, a bachelor of science degree in liberal arts from Excelsior College, and a bachelor of arts degree in leadership and workforce development from CGSC. She is currently pursuing her MBA in human resources through Columbia Southern University.
Command Sergeant Major McFarland’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7 OLC), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 campaign star), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 campaign stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th award), awarded the designation of Demonstrated Senior Logistician and DS ID Badge. Command Sergeant Major McFarland is also a recipient of the Honorable Order of Saint Martin (bronze medallion), the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin and the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.