COL Isaac C. Manigault comes to the U.S. Army Environmental Command following attendance at the U.S. Army Senior Service College and previous service as Commander, 83d CBRN Battalion at Fort Stewart, Georgia.
A native of Charleston, South Carolina, COL Manigault began his military career as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Chemical Corps. Over his 23-year career, he has served in a wide variety of assignments in Georgia, North Carolina, Missouri, the State of Washington, Maryland, and Virginia. His overseas and operational experience includes Operation Iraqi Freedom and support to operations and training exercises in Egypt, Kuwait, and Bahrain. He served in troop and staff assignments in 1-64th Armor Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division; 92d CBRN Company; the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division; 82d CBRN Battalion, 3rd CBRN Brigade, Training and Doctrine Command; and the 22d CBRN Battalion (TE); 48th CBRN Brigade, 20th Support Command. His command assignments include: 1st Chemical Detachment Commander, XVIII Airborne Corps; Bravo Company Commander, 82d CBRN Battalion; Charlie Company Commander, 22d CBRN Battalion, 48th CBRN Brigade, 20th Support Command. In addition to assignments with tactical units, he served at the U.S. Army Chemical School as a Small Group Leader, Officer Basic Course; I Corps Headquarters, G-3/5/7, as a Chemical Plans and Operations Officer; and the Chemical & Biological Division, On-site Inspection Department, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, as Chief of Operations and Deputy Division Chief.
COL Manigault is a graduate of U.S. Army Chemical Officer Basic and Advance courses, U.S. Army Airborne School, U.S. Army Chemical/Radiological Safety Course, Combined Arms Staff Services School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Chemical Technical Escort Course, Battalion Pre-Command Course, U.S. Army Chemical Pre-Command Course, and the U.S Army Senior Service College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Saint Augustine’s University, Raleigh, North Carolina; a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Webster’s University; and a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army Senior Service College.
COL Manigault’s military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (two awards), National Defense Service Medal (with bronze service star), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with bronze service star), Iraq Campaign Medal (with two bronze service stars), Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, Basic Parachutist Badge, and Australian Parachute Badge.
COL Manigault and his wife, Hillary, are blessed with three children: Maia, Isaac, and Isaiah.