Meet the Cadre

SFC Rian Harden

Roland Thomas
Training NCO - MS I Instructor
3875 Holman, Rm 28
Houston, TX 77204-6014

Phone: 713-743-8066
Email: rlharden@central.uh.edu

Sergeant First Class Harden was born in Urbana, Illinois and enlisted in the United States Army on 10 September 1997 as a 19K Armor Crewman.

He has served in nearly every position within an Armor/ Cavalry Unit, from Driver, Loader, Gunner and Tank Commander to Platoon Sergeant.

He is a graduate of the Warrior Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, and Drill Sergeant School.

His awards and decorations include one Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal-4, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2 Iraq Campaign Medals with 4 bronze campaign stars, NCO Professional Development Ribbon-3, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon-4, Drill Sergeant Badge, and the Order of St. George (Bronze Level)