Colonel Aaron M. Stanek
Commandant, Army Logistics University
Colonel Aaron M. Stanek is a career Army logistics officer and is the United States Army Combined Arms Support Command G3/5/7. He was commissioned as second lieutenant of the Quartermaster Corps in 1993 through the Army Reserve Officers Training Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As a company grade officer, he served in the 324th, Forward Support Battalion (FSB), 24th ID, and 203d FSB, 3d ID Ft. Benning, GA and later commanded the 23d Ordnance Company (Ammo), Miesau Army Depot, Germany. As a Major, he served as the G3, Deputy Chief of Operations for Headquarters, 1st Corps Support Command (Airborne), 18th Airborne Corps, Ft. Bragg, NC and deployed supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) from 2004-2005. Upon redeployment from OIF, Colonel Stanek was assigned to the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), Ft Bragg, NC as the 528th Special Operations Sustainment Brigade S4, Support Operations Officer (SPO), and later 3d Special Forces Group, 3d Group Support Battalion SPO, where he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from 2007-2008. Upon redeployment from Afghanistan in 2008, Colonel Stanek served in the USASOC G4, and then as HQs Commandant, Special Operations Command Central from 2009-2010, MacDill AFB, FL.
As a Lieutenant Colonel, he assumed command of the Army Materiel Command, Army Field Support Battalion Bragg from 2010-2012. Upon completion of command, Colonel Stanek served as United States Army 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne), Assistant Chief of Staff, G4 until 2013 when he attended Senior Service College at the National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. After the senior service college, Colonel Stanek was assigned to the Pentagon, The Joint Staff, Directorate of Logistics, J4, and served as the Deputy Division Chief for the Strategy and Readiness Division. He commanded the 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Camp Arifjan Kuwait in July 2016 and deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Resolute Support. Following command in 2017 he served as the United States Army Special Operations Command G4, Fort Bragg, NC. Colonel Stanek earned a Master's Degree in Logistics Management and National Security Strategy from the Florida Institute of Technology and National Defense University in 2003, and 2014 respectively.