Colonel Shermoan Daiyaan is a graduate of Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA where he received his commission as a Signal Officer. He has held numerous command and staff positions during his career of service to our Army.
His first assignment was with the 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg,
NC where he served as Platoon Leader, Bravo Company 82nd Signal
Battalion (BN). He was then assigned to Delta Company, 13th Signal
BN, 1ST Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX. While assigned to Delta
Company he served as Platoon Leader of both the Assault Command Post and Tactical Satellite platoons. COL Daiyaan was then reassigned to Fort Bragg where he served as Maintenance Officer for the 50TH Signal BN, (Forced Entry) (Airborne), 35th Signal Brigade, and then as the Company Commander of Alpha Company 50th Signal BN, (Forced Entry) (Airborne). In 2004, he deployed his unit to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
COL Daiyaan was then assigned to the Army Evaluation Command
(AEC) as a Software Test Officer and then assessed into the Acquisition Corps. His next assignment was to the
Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDECOM) as a Program OIC for Experimental and Developmental Programs and later Aide-de-Camp for the RDECOM Commanding General. He was then deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan as the CJTF-10 Science and Technology OIC for RC-S/W. His following assignment was to the Pentagon in the office of ASA(ALT) as Executive Officer for the Principal Military Deputy. COL Daiyaan was then assigned to PEO IEW&S at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD as an Assistant
Product Manager for PM DCGS-A. COL Daiyaan was next assigned as an Acquisition Career Manager at Human Resources Command (HRC), Ft Knox, KY. Next, he was assigned as the Assistant Executive Officer to the Army CIO/G-6 until 2017. After his time in the Pentagon, he was assigned as the Product Manager for Tactical Mission Command (TMC), within PEO Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD. He currently serves as the Chief, Acquisition Management Branch, HRC, Ft Knox, KY.
COL Daiyaan’s military education includes the Signal Officer Basic Course, Signal Captains Career Course,
Combined Arms & Services Staff School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Army Acquisition Basic Course, U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. COL Daiyaan has received a B.S. in Business Administration from Fayetteville State University; Master’s Degrees in Management and Leadership and Info Tech Management both from Webster University; and Master of Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development (2 device), NATO Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Parachutist and Air Assault Badge.