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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 June 1991.

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.