Col. Troy Joslin began his military career in 1986 as an enlisted soldier. He later received his commissioned in 1988 and graduated from Purdue University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. Col. Joslin has 32-years of combat arms, logistics and quartermaster experience in the Indiana National Guard. His previous assignment was as the Chief of Staff of the 38th Infantry Division. He commanded the 38th Sustainment Brigade from September 2013 to November 2015 and also served as the full-time Executive Officer for 81st Troop Command from 2011 to 2013. Col. Joslin also served as the Indiana National Guard Human Resource Officer from December 2013 to November 2015. He also commanded the 38th Division Special Troops Battalion from 2007 to 2009 and then deployed to Bagram Airfield Afghanistan as part of the 38th Division Headquarters where he served as “Mayor” (Chief of Operations) of the largest military operating base and busiest airfield in that theater comprising almost 30,000 military and civilian personnel. Col. Joslin has attended various advance and staff courses to include the Army Command and General’s Staff College.