Lieutenant Colonel Alex C. Montgomery was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, where he received his commission through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) in 2004.
His service began as a Medical Platoon Leader in 2nd Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, KY. He later served as the Support Operations Medical Operations and Logistics Officer and Brigade Medical Operations Officer. In 2007, LTC Montgomery transitioned from medical operations to battalion operations serving as the Battalion S3 for 626th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB) before assuming command of a security Task Force located on Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq. Following his time as Task Force Commander, LTC Montgomery assumed command of the Brigade Medical Company, C Co/626th BSB. While assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), LTC Montgomery completed three deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF 05-07 and OIF 07-09) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF 10-11).
In 2011, LTC Montgomery attended the US Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Healthcare and Business Administration. He conducted his Healthcare Administration residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX where he subsequently served as the Deputy Chief of Business Operations and Operations Officer for the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
LTC Montgomery attended the Army Command and General Staff College in 2015, and served as the Deputy Commander for Administration for the U.S. Army Health Center-Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy from 2016 to 2019. Assigned to Regional Health Command-Pacific, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, from 2019-2022, LTC Montgomery served as the Chief of the Managed Care Division from 2019-2021 and the Chief of Current Operations (G33) from 2021-2022. LTC Montgomery is currently serving as the Commander for Rodriguez Army Health Clinic, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.
LTC Montgomery’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 service stars), Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Basic Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge. LTC Montgomery is a board certified healthcare administrator and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.