Christopher E. Queen
Colonel Christopher E. Queen was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-83, 9 August 1983. His first duty assignment was Tank Platoon Leader 4th Battalion 68th Armor Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company A Executive Officer 4th Battalion 68th Armor Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Motor Officer, HHC 4th Battalion 68th Armor Regiment Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Maintenance Officer, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, Bamberg, Germany; Company Commander, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, Bamberg, Germany; Maintenance Trainer, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; Battle Staff Analyst, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; Operations Officer, Battle Command Training Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Tank Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion 67th Armor Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; Aide-de-camp, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Brigade Executive Officer, 2nd Brigade 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Commander 1-72nd Armor, Camp Casey, Korea; Division G-3 22nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Chief Force Development Division G-8, Pentagon, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Virginia; Brigade Commander, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Chief of Staff, Combined Security Transition Command, Kabul, Afghanistan; Deputy Command Center Director, U.S. North Command, Peterson, Colorado; Executive Officer to Deputy Commanding General, U.S. North Command, Peterson, Colorado; Executive Officer to Commanding General, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Executive Officer to Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Headquarters, TRADOC. | Colonel Queen has attended Armor Basic Officer's Leaders Course, Armor Advance Course, CASC, Command General Staff College, and earned a MS in National Security and Strategic Studies. His civilian education includes a Bachelor’s degree from Newberry College in South Carolina and Master’s degree from Central Michigan University. His awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster with 1 “V” device), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster).