Proud to Serve!
Major Melvin Whittenburg (US Army, retired) served 20 years in the US Army as a Quartermaster Branch Petroleum Logistics Officer and served under the Department of the Army’s Chief of Staff’ (Pentagon) as the Army’s Benchmarking /Best Practice Officer.
In March 2001, Melvin left the Army with 17 years of service to join ExxonMobil, but was called back to Active Duty on 13 Sep 01 to use his Middle East fuel expertise in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWoT) . During this period, Melvin served as the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA-Energy) Project Manager for Fuel Distribution Planning (GWoT). Other prior military assignments include:
- Middle East Petroleum Operations Officer, DLA – Energy
- Aide de Camp, Director DLA – Energy
- Business Enterprise Officer, DLA – Energy
- Exxon Training With Industry Program (military and civilian industry internship – selected amongst 5,000 applicants)
- Petroleum Pipeline & Terminal Company Commander, 110th QM Company, 49th QM Battalion, Fort Lee, VA
- Pipeline & Terminal Battalion Operations Officer, 49th QM Group, Fort Lee, VA
- Petroleum Supply Battalion Operations Officer, 49th QM Group, Fort Lee, VA
- Petroleum Supply Battalion Laboratory Officer, 260th QM Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
- Petroleum Supply Company Operations Officer, 110th Quartermaster Company, 260th QM Battalion , Hunter Army Airfield, GA
- Petroleum Supply Company Platoon Leader, 110th Quartermaster Company, 260th QM Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
Military Operations and Campaigns
Global War on Terrorism, Balkans War, Bosnia Conflict, Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Just Cause
Military Awards and Decorations
Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, 2 Army Commendation Medals, Joint Service Achievement Medal, 5 Army Accommodation Medals, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expedition Medal, 3 Southwest Asia Service Medal, 2-Armed Forces Service Medals, Army Service Ribbon, Reserve Overseas Medal, Southwest Asia Medal for Liberation of Kuwait, Kuwait Liberation
Melvin T. Whittenburg is a retired Army Major. Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.