Lt. Col. Julian PerezChair and Professor of Military Science
Lt. Col. Julian Perez graduated from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December 2000 into the Quartermaster Corps where he attended the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Lt. Col. Perez first assignment was in the 61st Maintenance Company, Camp Kyle, Korea as an automotive platoon leader and shop officer. Upon completion of tour, Lt. Col. Perez was assigned to 40th Quartermaster Company Direct Support (DS), 524 Corps Support Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii as a water platoon leader. After his water platoon time, he became the executive officer for 40th Quartermaster Company (DS). His next assignment was as an SSA accountable officer, support operations maintenance officer, and deputy support operations officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for the Logistical Task Force (LTF) 524 at Karshi-Khanabad (K2), Uzbekistan and FOB Salerno, Afghanistan. Following the Combined Logistics Captain Career Course, Lt. Col. Perez was assigned to the 7th ID at Ft. Carson, Colorado in February 2006 where he served as the G4 Supply OIC. From September 2006 to March 2009, Lt. Col. Perez commanded B Company, 204th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB), 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Carson and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Additionally in Iraq, he served as the Battalion Operations Officer from March 2009 to August 2009.
Following the deployment, he had the fortunate opportunity to attend the Training with Industry program with ExxonMobil in Fairfax, Virginia and conducted his utilization tour as the Deputy Director of the Petroleum and Water Department (PWD), U.S. Army Quartermaster School (QMS) at Ft. Lee, Virginia. From June 2012-2013, Lt. Col. Perez attended the Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.
After graduation from the CGSC, Lt. Col. Perez completed his Key Development (KD) time with the 194th Combat Service Support Battalion, 2nd Sustainment Brigade, 2ID serving as the Support Operations Officer (SPO) and Battalion Executive Officer (XO). Lt. Col. Perez deployed to Kuwait in the spring of 2016 to serve as the Commander’s Initiatives Group Officer for Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. His most recent assignment was as the Multinational and Interagency Division Chief for U.S. Army South G4. Lt. Col. Perez is currently serving as the Professor of Military Science for St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Lt. Col. Perez is married to the former Sarah J. Molina of Mirando City, Texas. They have three beautiful girls, Bella (14), Krista (11) and Maiya (7).
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal (4), the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Global War Expeditionary Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (5), Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Rigger Badge, and the Combat Action Badge. LTC Perez is also a recipient of the Order of the Saint Martin, Samuel Sharpe, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold).