Colonel Michael T. Harvey


 Colonel Michael T. Harvey is a native of Piney Flats, Tennessee. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN in 1991, where he also received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps. Additionally, COL Harvey earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Upper Iowa University in 2002; a Master’s in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College in 2011; and the ASI of 3H, Joint Planner, upon completion of the Advanced Joint Professional Military Education Course in 2013.

Colonel Harvey’s assignments include: Executive Officer/Acting Company Commander, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 80th Training Division, Bristol, VA; Director, Reserve Component Integrated Maintenance Training Program, National Training Center & Ft. Irwin, CA; Support Operations Officer, 3rd Corps Support Command, Des Moines, IA; Plans Officer, 171st Area Support Group, Garner, NC; Operations Officer, 3rd Army, Camp Doha, Kuwait/LSA Adder, Iraq; Plans/Operations Officer, 81st Regional Readiness Command, Birmingham, AL; Chief, Materiel Integration Branch, United States Army Reserve Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Ft. McPherson, GA; Sustainment Branch Chief, HQDA DCS, G8 Focused Logistics Division, Washington, DC; and Battalion Commander, 4th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division, Ft. Jackson, SC.

Colonel Harvey’s military education includes: Naval Hospital Corpsmen School, United States Marine Corps Field Medical Technician School, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Ordnance Officer Advanced Course, Master Fitness Trainer, NTC Observer/Controller Academy, Air Assault Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Support Operations Course, Associate Logistics Executive Development Course, Intermediate Level Education, Advanced Operations Warfighter Course, National Security Course, U.S. Army War College Defense Strategy Course, U.S. Army Force Management Course, U.S. Naval War College, and Advance Joint Professional Military Education Course. Colonel Harvey served in two combat deployments; Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

Colonel Harvey’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with five oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf clusters, Armed Force Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Two Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge, France Parachutist Badge, United Kingdom Parachutist Badge, Germany Parachutist Badge, Germany Armed Forces Achievement Badge – Gold, and the Army Meritorious Unit Award.

COL Harvey is married to the former Ms. Laura Sexton from Newnan, GA and they have four children, Dale-27, Katelyn-22, Courtney-20, and Josh-14.