Lieutenant Colonel Edward K. Woo took command of the Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, June 19, 2020.
He most recently served as chief, Mobility Branch, then chief, Distribution Integration Branch, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
LTC Woo has served in a variety of command and staff positions including platoon leader, executive officer, and shop officer of the 61st Maintenance Company, Camp Kyle, then Camp Stanley, South Korea. He subsequently served as battalion supply and services officer, then battalion adjutant, 498th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea then Camp Carroll, South Korea. He served as a sustainment advisor for the 32nd Infantry Brigade Military Transition Team (MiTT) in Iskandariyah, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He later served as company commander, Forward Support Company, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, where he deployed his company to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Upon redeployment, he served as the squadron rear detachment officer in charge. He served as a brigade operations officer with the 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Army Sustainment Command, then as battalion executive officer of Army Field Support Battalion – Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Upon graduation from the Command and General Staff College, his next assignment was chief of Supply and Services, Eighth Army, Yongsan, then as battalion executive officer, 25th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), U.S. Army Materiel Support Command – Korea, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Camp Henry, South Korea. Lieutenant Colonel Woo also served as chief, 8th Army Commander’s Initiatives Group, then later as executive officer to the director, United States Forces Korea J4 and Joint Ground Plans Officer, USFK J4, Yongsan.
His military education includes a Masters in Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, and the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course.
His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business from New York University, and Masters in Administration from the University of Oklahoma.
LTC Woo was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps in July 2002, through the St. John’s University ROTC program in New York, New York.
His military awards and decorations include two Bronze Star Medals, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, the Presidential Unit Citation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, combat action badge, air assault badge, parachutist badge, pathfinder badge, and various other campaign and service awards.
LTC Woo is a native of New York, New York. He is married and has two children.