CPT Matthew Moulton

Afghanistan 2012Soldier/Police Officer/NRA Certified Instructor

Captain Moulton has served in the US Army for over 25 years on both Active Duty and Reserve status. He began his career in 1992 by enlisting in the Infantry and advanced from Private to the rank of Sergeant First Class (Infantry Platoon Sergeant) before commissioning as an officer. He lived abroad in Germany on Active Duty for five years serving with the 1stBattalion 6th Infantry Regiment "Regulars by God" (3rd Infantry Division) and the 1st Battalion 16th Infantry Regiment "Iron Rangers" (1st Infantry Division) respectively before returning home and continuing service with the Army Reserve.

After returning home to Oklahoma, he attained a Bachelor’s Degree in History with an emphasis on Middle Eastern Studies and Master's Degree work in International Relations while working as a police officer. While on Reserve duty status he served in the 2nd Battalion 290th Infantry Regiment "Prepared Professionals" (75thDivision) as a leadership mentor, unit liaison, range master, firearms instructor, and tactical operations instructor preparing Army Reserve and National Guard units for deployment into combat. 

In 2007 he commissioned as an officer and took command of Civil Affairs Teams in the 490th "Progress Through Unity", the 403rd "Hearts and Minds", and finally the 486th "Force Multiplier" Civil Affairs Battalions. The CA Teams specialize in deployments to Central and South America, but also deploy to Africa as well as various other theaters in South Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia. CPT Moulton's last assignment was in Labrador & Newfoundland Arctic and Subarctic zones working with the Canadian and Polish Armies.

During the War on Terror, Captain Moulton activated 4 times in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom including his last tour in eastern Afghanistan attached to the 3rd Squadron 73rd Cavalry Regiment (reconnaissance) (1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division) .

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Military Resume:

Leadership Schools:

  • Civil Affairs Captains Career Course
  • Canadian Army Winter Warfare School
  • Civil Affairs Qualification Course
  • Signal Officer Basic Leader Course (OBC)
  • Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Course (BNCOC)
  • Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC)
  • Opposing Forces Leadership Course
  • Observer Controller/Trainer Course
  • Special Forces Assessment and Selection
  • Infantry Basic Training (OSUT)

Decorations and Awards:

  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Good Conduct Medal
  • Army Reserve Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Global War On Terror Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal
  • Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon
  • United Nations Medal
  • NATO Medal
  • Combat Action Badge
  • Expert Infantry Badge
  • Parachutist Badge
  • Air Assault Badge
  • Rifle Expert Marksmanship Badge
  • Pistol Expert Marksmanship Badge
  • German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge (Schutzenshur Klasse Gold)
  • Meritorious Unit Citation (403rd Civil Affairs Battalion)
  • Army Superior Unit Citation (2nd Battalion 290th Infantry Regiment)
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Citation (1st Battalion 6th Infantry Regiment)

 Law Enforcement Resume:

Law Enforcement Schools:

  • DEA/OBN Anti-Narcotics Air Assault Operations Course
  • FBI Crisis Negotiator School
  • Crisis Intervention Team Member
  • Glock Armorer School           
  • Colt AR-15 Armorer School
  • FEMA Incident Command System
  • FEMA National Incident Management System
  • Tactical Vehicle Intervention
  • CLEET Certified Police Officer

NRA Certified Instructor:

  • Oklahoma Self Defense Act Instructor (Carry Permit)
  • Chief Range Safety Officer
  • Home Firearm Safety Instructor
  • Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor
  • Basic Rifle Shooting Instructor
  • Basic Shotgun Shooting Instructor
  • Personal Protection in the Home Instructor
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor