Lake City Army Ammunition Plant


COMMANDER
Lt. Col. Shawn R. Young

Lt. Col. Shawn R. Young assumed command of Lake City Army Ammunition Plant on July 9, 2020. Lake City Army Ammunition Plant conducts contract oversight and provides quality small-caliber munitions to the Warfighter.

Lt. Col. Young graduated from Georgia State University in 2000 and was commissioned in the United States Army as an ordnance officer. In 2001, he completed the Ordnance Officer Basic Course and his first duty assignment was 6th Ordnance Battalion in South Korea where he served as the battalion adjutant. He graduated the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course in 2004 and was detailed to the Logistics Corps. Lt. Col. Young is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and holds a Master’s of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Lt. Col. Young has held several key developmental, broadening, and command assignments, including a company command (Rear Detachment) with 24th Corps Support Group; a forward support company command with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division; and a battalion command (Rear Detachment) with 3rd Sustainment Brigade. He served as the Deputy Commander and Support Operations Officer for 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. He served as a plans chief, battalion and brigade executive officer, and brigade S4 for 3rd Sustainment Brigade. In addition, Lt. Col. Young has served as a battalion S1, S2, S3, S4 and support operations officer throughout his service.

Lt. Col. Young’s deployed assignments include Operation Iraqi Freedom IV as a battalion S4 and company commander; Operation Iraqi Freedom VII-IX as a company commander and deputy support operations officer; and Operation Enduring Freedom 2012-2013 as a brigade S4. His joint time includes serving as a joint sustainment planner for United States Forces – Korea.

Lt. Col. Young’s awards and decorations for his achievements in both combat and peacetime operations include the Combat Action Badge, the Bronze Star, and several other awards.


DEPUTY TO THE COMMANDER
Adam Hinsdale

Mr. Adam Hinsdale became the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant Civilian Executive Assistant in April 2022.

He has more than 30 years of experience as both a military and civilian leader in U.S. and overseas locations.

With the U.S. Army, he served as Battalion Operations Officer with the 204th Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Reconnaissance), Fort Bliss, Texas; Battalion Executive Officer with the 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation), Republic of Korea; Systems Synchronization Officer with the Office of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, the Pentagon, Washington, DC; Battalion Commander with the 15th Military Intelligence Battalion, West Fort Hood, Texas, and Balad Air Base, Iraq; Division Chief with the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, the Pentagon, Washington, DC; Director (Acting) with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence), the Pentagon, Washington, DC; Brigade and Task Force Commander with Task Force ODIN-Enhanced, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan; and, Brigade Commander with the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade (Aerial Intelligence), and Army Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Center of Excellence, Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Upon retiring from active duty, Mr. Hinsdale worked as a Portfolio Manager with LEIDOS in Colorado Springs, Colorado, leading all aspects of a $250 million Department of Defense Unmanned Systems portfolio, including program execution, contracting, internal resourcing, personnel training/qualification, recruiting, retention, customer engagement and governance / compliance.