Lieutenant Colonel Anthony K. Whitfield is the proud son of CSM Harry T. Whitfield and Persennia Whitfield of Salters.
His education includes being a 1993 graduate of C.E. Murray High School of Greeleyville.
In 1999 her received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from South Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the American Military University.
In 1999 he was also commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army’s Signal Corps.
He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps with Level III certifications in Program Management and Contracting and Level I certification in Information Systems. LTC Whitfield is Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt certified and is certified as a Federal Contract Manager under the National Contract Management Association.
His assignments include Motor Transport Operator/88M, 941st Transportation Company, North Charleston; ‘Stem Integration officer and Platoon Leader for Charlie Company, 124th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; Battalion Signal Officer (S-6), 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, Fort Hood, TX; Team Signal Officer (S 6), Command Support Coordination Team One, Eighth Army, South Korea; Commander, Charlie Company, 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion, Camp Carroll, Soul Korea; and Network Engineer, 6th Theater Network Operations Security Center, Camp Walker, South Korea.
LTC Whitfield transitioned to the Army Acquisition Corps in 2007. He has served as Contract Management Officer, CECOM Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, NJ; Assistant Production Manager, Tactical Battle Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Executive Officer, Program Executive Office (Command, Control, Communications – Tactical, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Deputy Plans and Support Operations and 603rd Contingency Contracting Team, 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Hawaii. His latest assignment was with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology as a Department of the Army Systems Coordinator.
LTC Whitfield’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service, Communication Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Medal.
LTC Whitfield is married to Maj. Altwan Whitfield and they are the proud parents of one-year old daughter Ashleigh.