Lieutenant Colonel Onwe Ivory assumed responsibility as the Director, 10th Support Group Ammunition Depot on June 26, 2020.
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, LTC Ivory was commissioned a second lieutenant in May 2002 from Alcorn State University.
After completing the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, he was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a Supply and Transportation Platoon Leader, Maintenance Control Officer, and Support Operations Brigade Maintenance Officer. Upon graduation from the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course at Fort Lee, Virginia, and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland in 2006, he was assigned to 1st Infantry Division in Fort Riley, Kansas where he served as the Logistics Advisor for a National Police Battalion Transition Team. Following that assignment, he was reassigned to 1st Cavalry Division serving as the Support Operations Brigade Maintenance Officer and commander of a forward support troop in 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment. After command, LTC Ivory continued his assignment with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, as the Brigade Ammunition Officer before being reassigned to the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) in Rock Island, Illinois, where he served as an Operations Officer. Following that assignment, he served with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment as the Support Operations Officer and Executive Officer for the Regimental Support Squadron. While at Fort Irwin, California, he served as the Support Operations Officer for the 916th Sustainment Brigade. Next he served as the Executive Officer to the Chief of Ordnance at the U.S. Army Ordnance School in Fort Lee. He was then assigned to the Director of Logistics, U.S. European Command, as the Joint Munitions Officer and then as the command’s Futures Operations Chief.
His combat service includes assignment with the 1st Cavalry Division (2) and 1st Infantry Division in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Global War on Terrorism Medal, and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. He also holds the Combat Action Badge.