Major Jed Hudson

Major Jed Hudson

Major Jed Hudson commissioned in 2006 as a Quartermaster Officer from the University of Virginia. His initial assignment was as a Supply Support Activity (SSA) platoon leader in the 61st Maintenance Company, 498th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) at Camp Stanley, Republic of Korea.

In 2007 he was assigned to the 647th Quartermaster Company (Airborne), 7th Transportation Battalion at Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he served as both an aerial delivery platoon leader and executive officer. In 2009 he took command of an aerial delivery detachment which established new aerial delivery capabilities in Afghanistan supporting Regional Commands South, South-West, and West. In 2010 he moved to Gamberi, Afghanistan conducting combined action with two Afghan National Army battalions.

Upon completion of the Logistics Captains Career Course, Major Hudson’s was assigned to America’s First Brigade, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. There he served as the brigade S4, and then took command of the forward support company in 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment. He then took command of the battalion’s rear detachment in 2014 when the brigade deployed to CENTCOM.

In 2014 Major Hudson joined the Army Logistics University where he served as a Quartermaster Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC) instructor and curriculum writer. Upon completion of the Command and General Staff Officers Course in 2017 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Major Hudson was assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany. There he served as the Regimental Support Operations Officer (SPO) and Squadron Executive Officer for the Regimental Support Squadron. In 2019 he joined the Army Talent Management Task Force and is currently developing enlisted talent management initiatives.

His military education includes: The U.S. Army Airborne School, the Aerial Delivery Material Officer Course, the Logistics Captain Career Course, the Joint Logistics Course, the Command and General Staff Officer Course, and the Strategic Broadening Seminar at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center.

MAJ Hudson’s awards and decorations include: Parachutist Badge, Parachute Rigger Badge, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Meritorious Unit Citation.

He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia in Government, and a Master of Science in environmental management from University of Maryland, University College. He is married to the former Mary Copland from Charles City, Virginia. Mary is an Army veteran, and they have three sons: John, James, and Michael