LTC Nathan G. Allard, a native of Franklin, Massachusetts, was commissioned a Field Artillery Lieutenant in 1999 following his graduation from the United States Military Academy.
LTC Allard’s most recent assignment was with the Army Staff (G-8) and Army Futures Command, where he served as a Cross Functional Team Senior Analyst. His previous assignments include Targeting Officer, Fire Direction Officer, Platoon leader, Battery Executive Officer and Battalion Maintenance Officer in 3-82 Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division (Fort Hood, Texas); G3 Operations Officer in V Corps Artillery (Tompkins Barracks, Germany); Battalion Fire Support Officer in 3-158 Aviation (Kandahar, Afghanistan); Battery Commander in 2-18 FAR (MLRS) (Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Darulaman, Afghanistan); Company Tactical Officer and Regimental Executive Officer in 2nd Regiment, United States Corps of Cadets (West Point, New York), Battalion Operations Officer, 2-20 FA (MLRS) (Fort Hood, Texas); Brigade Executive Officer and Brigade Operations Officer, 41st Field Artillery Brigade (Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, and Fort Hood, Texas).
LTC Allard’s military education includes the Command and General Staff College, the Combined Arms Staff and Services School, and the Field Artillery Officer Advanced and Basic courses. His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology and Leadership from Teacher’s College, Columbia University.
LTC Allard’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (5th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Staff Identification Badge, Army Basic Recruiter Badge, Basic Aviation Crew Member Badge, and German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold).
LTC Allard is married to the former Heather Kell of Houston, Texas, and they have two wonderful daughters, Abigail and Charleigh.