Battalion Commander - Major Santos Arroyo
Major (MAJ) Santos Arroyo, a native of Puerto Rico, was commissioned in the Field Artillery in 2000 as Distinguished Graduate through the Army Officer Candidate School.
His assignments include 6-27th Field Artillery, First Army, 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment where he served in various staff and leadership positions. MAJ Arroyo's operational experience includes Operation Joint Guard, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. He received numerous awards and decorations including the Bronze Star, the Army Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Parachutist Badge. MAJ Arroyo holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cameron University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma.