Illinois National Guard

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Colonel Harvey Byron Lloyd III took command of the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade June 14, 2015. As the brigade commander, Colonel Lloyd is responsible for the training and management of more than 2,000 soldiers in engineering, chemical and military police units across Illinois. Colonel Lloyd's previous assignment was commander of the 244th Digital Liaison Detachment based in Chicago, Illinois.

Colonel Lloyd enlisted in the Illinois Army National Guard August 4, 1984, and served as a combat engineer with the 233rd Engineer Company in Marseilles, Illinois, for six years. Colonel Lloyd achieved the rank of staff sergeant before commissioning through Officer Candidate School as an engineer officer August 24, 1991.

Colonel Lloyd has served in multiple leadership and staff positions from platoon leader to battalion commander. In 2001, he deployed to Germany with Headquarters and Headquarters Company 66th Infantry Brigade where he served as the Task Force Santa Fe liaison officer to U.S. Army Europe Command headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany. Colonel Lloyd deployed to Afghanistan in March of 2008 as the Explosive Hazards Coordination Cell Commander where his team tracked improvised explosive devices. In September 2011, he was selected as the deputy brigade commander of the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade where he also served as the acting brigade commander for one year.

Colonel Lloyd's awards and decorations include The Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd OLC) Army Commendation Medal (4th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (4th OLC), National Defense Service Medal (2), Afghanistan Campaign Medal W/Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with M device and bronze hourglass), Army Service Ribbon, and NATO Medal.

He holds a bachelors in engineering, a MBA from the University of Illinois in Springfield and is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Lloyd is a native of Chatham, Illinois; he has two children, son Zachary and daughter Reagan.

As of October 2016

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CsmSeanCarneyCommand Sergeant Major Sean P. Carney assumed duties as the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade in January 2015. His previous assignments were the 766th Brigade Engineer Battalion and the 766th Engineer Battalion Command Sergeants Major, both in Decatur, Illinois from June 2012 to January 2015 and, as the 634th Brigade Support Battalion Command Sergeant Major in Sullivan, Illinois from November 2007 to May 2012.

CSM Carney enlisted in the Army in November 1987 as a Cavalry Scout. He completed OSUT in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was assigned to HHC 2/41 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Armor Division in Fort Hood, Texas.

CSM Carney transitioned to the Illinois Army National Guard in November 1989. He was assigned to E Troop 106th Cavalry in Streator, IL. He served as a Scout, Section Sergeant, and Platoon Sergeant. The unit transformed to the 202nd Air Defense Artillery in 1995 where he served as Platoon Sergeant, Detachment Sergeant, and First Sergeant.

CSM Carney has deployed twice in support of combat operations including Operation Iraqi Freedom II in 2004 and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2009.

CSM Carneys’ professional education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial education and technology from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. CSM Carney graduated from multiple military courses including the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course and Primary Leadership Development Course.

CSM Carneys’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal (2 Service Stars), Afghanistan Service Medal (1 Campaign Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (M device), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, NATO Afghanistan Service Medal, Combat Action Badge, German Shutzenschnur (Bronze) and various awards and decorations from the Illinois Army National Guard.

As a civilian, CSM Carney is the Director of Facilities for Rush Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, Illinois.

As of March 2015

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