LINC W. MCCOY
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Linc W. McCoy is a 22-year U.S. Army veteran. Currently, he is a Senior Technical Advisor at the White House Communications Agency. While working for the White House Communications Agency, he has held the position of Presidential Communications Officer and Presidential Response Officer.
His extensive tour assignments include serving as a Unit Level Communications Maintainer in Suwon, Korea; Battalion Communications Team Chief in Headquarters Company at Fort Hood, Texas; Brigade Communications Team Chief in Friedberg, Germany; Brigade Communications Chief in support of Task Force Falcon 2A in Kosovo, Warrant Officer in Fort Hood, Texas; Division Communication Security (COMSEC) Technician in Fort Hood, Texas; Division COMSEC Technician and the Signal Support Systems Technician for the Division Tactical Command Post during the Division’s first Operation Iraqi Freedom; Signal Support Technician and Information Assurance Security Officer in Okinawa, Japan; and Information Assurance Manager and Information Assurance Division OIC in Arifjan Kuwait. He also chaired the South West Asia Technical Review Team, which was the approving authority for any configuration additions or changes within the Enterprise Network.
Linc’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, and Presidential Service Badge.
A Central Texas College Alumni with a degree in General Studies, Linc also earned his Bachelors of Arts in Social Science from Thomas Edison State College. He also holds a certification in CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+. He currently is pursuing a Master’s of Science in Educational Technology.