MAJ Eric A. McCoy
MAJ Eric McCoy is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Morgan State University in Baltimore where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mental Health. A Distinguished Military Graduate, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps on 15 May 1998. His civilian schooling also includes a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Policy Management from Georgetown University. His military schooling includes the Ordnance Officer Basic Course; the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course; the Combined Arms and Services Staff School; the Support Operations Course; the Inspector General Course; and the Command and General Staff Officer Course.
MAJ McCoy’s previous assignments include Gold Bar Recruiter, Morgan State University ROTC Detachment; Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 546th Maintenance Company (Direct Support), Fort Polk, Louisiana; Shop Officer, 46th Engineer Battalion (Combat)(Heavy), Fort Polk, Louisiana; Battalion S3, 2d Forward Support Battalion, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea (ROK); Commander, Echo Company, 702d Main Support Battalion, Camp Casey, ROK; Headquarters Company, Support Battalion Observer/Controller (O/C) and Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT) Maintenance O/C, Operations Group, National Training Center (NTC) Fort Irwin, California; Student Officer with duty at Georgetown University, US Army Student Detachment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina (JCS Internship); Action Officer, Maintenance Division, Logistics Directorate (J4), The Joint Staff, The Pentagon; and Inspector General, Assistance Division, U.S. Army Inspector General Agency, The Pentagon. Prior to arrival at USMA, MAJ McCoy served for 34 months as the Executive Officer for the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3d Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas and Logar Province, Afghanistan in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.
MAJ McCoy’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. He is authorized permanent wear of the Joint Staff Identification Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Samuel Sharpe for outstanding contributions to the Ordnance Corps and the Honorable Order of Saint Martin for outstanding contributions to the Quartermaster Corps. MAJ McCoy has also been designated as a Demonstrated Senior Logistician by the Army Logistics University and the International Society of Logistics.
- M.S., Policy Management, Georgetown University
- M.S., Administration, Central Michigan University
- B.S., Mental Health, Morgan State University
"Filling the MRAP Gaps", Army Sustainment, September - October 2011, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/SepOct11/Filling_the_MRAP_Gaps.html
"Elements of the Profession of Arms and Their Impact on the Military Logistician", Army Sustainment, July - August 2011, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/JulAug11/elements_profession_arms.html
"Lessons Learned From the First Year of Activating a Brigade Support Battalion", (coauthored with LTC Leon G. Plummer) Army Sustainment, May - June 2011, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/may-jun11/lesson_1year_activate.html
"Improving Materiel Readiness for the Joint Warfighter", Army Logistician, January - February 2009, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/JanFeb09/improv_matready.html
"Maintenance Management in the Heavy BCT", Army Logistician, September - October 2006, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/SepOct06/heavy_BCT.html
"Reaffirming Your Command Maintenance Program", Army Logistician, May - June 2006, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/May-June06/reafirm_CMP.html
"Planning a CSS Live Fire Exercise in Korea" (coauthored with MAJ Leon G. Plummer), Army Logistician, July - August 2004, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/JulAug04/korea.html
"Designing a Lieutenant Professional Development Program" (coauthored with CPT Jonathan A. Hall), Army Logistician, November - December 2002, http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/NovDec02/MS795.htm
Strategic Leadership of Organizations, Service Innovation, Leader Development.