Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Honeycutt is the Deputy Commander – Installation for Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center. He is responsible for directing the primary and special staff in the execution of command guidance. He is the lead for the Master Cooperative Agreement, Integrated Training Area Management Program, Range and Training Land Program, and the Facility Management Program to include long/short range planning, scheduling, maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and construction of real property. He also develops and executes an aggressive and effective budget insuring funds are properly obligated.
Lieutenant Colonel Honeycutt began his career when he enlisted in the Mississippi Army National Guard’s Company A, 2nd Battalion, 198th Armor Regiment in December of 1989. He was commissioned in August of 1993 upon completion of the Mississippi Military Academy’s Officer Candidate School. He has served in various command and staff positions in units at every level to include Company, Battalion, and Regiment in both traditional and Active Guard Reserve status. LTC Honeycutt served on active duty in Desert Shield/Storm as well as Operations Officer for 2/198th AR Battalion, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team during combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2006.
LTC Honeycutt attended MDCC and the University of Southern Mississippi where he received degrees in Business Administration. LTC Honeycutt is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College, Armor Pre-Command Course, and the National Security Issues Course.