INSPECTOR GENERAL, USFK/EIGHTH ARMY
Col Nick S. Mauldin is a native of Shawnee, OK. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy
and received his commission in the field artillery as a second lieutenant in
After completing the Field Artillery Officer Basic
Course, Mauldin was assigned to the 3rd Battalion 17th Field Artillery Regiment
at Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he served as a battery fire direction officer,
battery executive officer, and battalion fire direction officer. After completing of the Field Artillery
Captains Career Course he was assigned to 4th Battalion 11th Field Artillery
Regiment, Fort Wainwright, AK. While
assigned to the “On Time” battalion, Mauldin served as the battalion adjutant,
battalion fire support officer for 1st BN 17th Infantry Regiment, A/1-30 Btry CDR and ended his tour in Alaska
as the Aide de Camp for the Commanding General of United States Army Alaska.
After his Aide position, Mauldin moved to Fort Benning,
Georgia where he served as a fire support instructor/operations officer at the
Infantry School. Following this
position, Mauldin moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for Command and General Staff
College. Upon the completion of CGSC he
was assigned back to Fort Sill where he completed numerous jobs in both the
Field Artillery Training Center and with 17th Field Artillery Brigade where he
deployed in support of Operation Freedom.
Upon returning from deployment, Mauldin was given a NATO
assignment in Stavanger, Norway at the Joint Warfare Centre where he performed
as the Deputy Director of Staff. Upon
completion of this assignment he returned back to Fort Sill to take command of
1st BN 30th FA “Hard Chargers”.
Following battalion command, Mauldin was selected to
return to West Point as the Fourth Regimental Tactical Officer. Upon selection for promotion to Colonel he
was pulled up to assume the Brigade Tactical Officer and then assigned to as the
Deputy Military Athletic Director.
He holds a bachelor of science from the United States
Military Academy and a Masters degree from Troy States University. He is
married and has three sons.
Col Mauldin’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze
Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3
OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the National
Defense Service Medal, The Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Ranger Tab.