Lieutenant Colonel Natashia L. Coleman is the Product Lead for Unified Network Capabilities and Integration (UNCI), assigned to the U.S. Army’s Project Manager (PM) Tactical Network, Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). In this position, she is responsible for the technology maturation and integration of future capability sets into the Tactical Network. She is also focused on optimizing the integration of existing kit and resources within the Tactical Network footprint to effectively enable the Army’s network modernization line of effort – Unified Network.
LTC Coleman has served in the Army for over 23 years. She enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard June 1998. In 2004, she commissioned to 2nd Lieutenant through the Officer Candidate School (OCS) program into the Signal Corps. LTC Coleman served in various signal, acquisition, and operational assignments over the course of her career. She served a combat tour in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) in 2008 with the 39th Infantry Brigade as the company executive officer. Other previous assignments include: Platoon Leader for the 212th Signal Battalion; Automations Officer and Assistant Brigade S6 for the 77th Aviation Brigade; Assistant Force Integration Readiness Officer; Recruiting & Retention Officer; OCS Training, Advising and Counseling (TAC) Instructor and Company Commander, 233rd Regional Training Institute; Contingency Contracting Management Officer; Resource Management & Organizational Readiness Instructor at the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Professional Education Center; Mission Command Systems Coordinator at NGB; Assistant Product Manager at PEO Enterprise Information Systems; and Acquisition Assignments Officer. In her next assignment in 2022, LTC Coleman will serve as the Product Manager for Reconnaissance and Platform Integration for Joint PEO Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense.
LTC Coleman graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and earned a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development and Training from Webster University in Missouri. She is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and Signal and Adjutant General Captain Career Courses.