|Warrior Transition Battalion
371 Brannon Road, Bldg 663
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
MAJ(P) Darrin M. Cox Commander, Warrior Transition Battalion
MAJ(P) Darrin M. Cox enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1985 as an Engineer and achieved the rank of Gunnery Sergeant. He commissioned as a Chemical Officer through the OCS program at the California Military Academy in 2001 and branched transferred to the Cavalry in 2011. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in General Studies from Columbia College.
MAJ(P) Cox’s prior assignment to taking command of the Warrior Transition Battalion was the Assistant Professor of Military Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has served in numerous positions in a Title 32 and/or Title 10 Active Duty status to include: Survey Team Leader, 95th Civil Support Team located in Hayward, CA; Executive Officer to A Co, 149th Armor Regiment in Madera, CA; Plans Officer for the 40th Corps Support Group in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom IV in Balad, Iraq; Squadron S1 for the 1st Squadron 299th Cavalry Regiment in Hilo, HI; Brigade S1 for the 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom XI; and as the Executive Officer for the 1st Squadron 299th Cavalry Regiment in Hilo, Hi.
MAJ(P) Cox is a graduate of the Chemical Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captains Career Course, Cavalry Leader’s Course, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College.
MAJ(P) Cox’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Navy Achievement Medal with Gold Star, Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), National Defense Medal (2 OLC), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal (W/Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/ M device) He is authorized to wear the Combat Action Badge, and the Gold German Armed Proficiency Badge.