The Department of the Army, Office of the Chief, U.S. Army Reserve recently announced the selection of Lieutenant Colonel Trever Nehls to assume command of the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, Portage, Michigan. Nehls, a 23 year member of the United States Army National Guard and US Army Reserve returned from Afghanistan in July after his second Afghanistan combat tour.
Nehls is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Engineer Officer Advanced Course and the resident Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Nehls has received numerous military awards and decorations, most notably, three Bronze Stars.
LTC Nehls received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Wisconsin – Platteville and earned a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University.
LTC Nehls, his wife Kerri and three children, Madison, Wyatt, and Parker live outside of Sugar Land.
In a civilian capacity, Nehls is employed with the Sugar Land Police Department as a Sergeant.