Christopher J. Lackovic
Colonel Christopher J. Lackovic was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from the Officer Candidate School class 2-93, 25 February 1993. His first duty assignment was as a Light Fire Support Officer, HHB 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Recon Survey Officer/Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Operation Safe Haven, Panama; Assistant Battalion S-3, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery, Fort Carson, Colorado; Assistant Fire Support Coordination Officer, HHB DIVARTY, Camp Stanley, Korea; Battery Commander, HHB 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, Camp Casey, Korea; Regimental Fire Support Officer, 362nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 91st Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Brigade Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 91st Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Combat Developer, Headquarters CASCOM, Fort Lee, Virginia; Assistant Product Manager BCS3, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commander, Contracting Command Central-South, Joint Coalition Command - Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq; Chief of Site Support and Integration, Missile Defense Agency, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Product Manager, Force Protection Systems, Joint Program Executive Office Chemical and Biological Defense, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Regional Product Manager, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan; Staff Integration Officer, G-3/5/7, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Colonel Lackovic also served as the Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, prior to his retirement. | His military education consists of the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course; Combined Arms Services Staff School; Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course; United States Army Command and General Staff College; Acquisition Corps Intermediate Level Education; Acquisition Corps Intermediate Qualification Course; Acquisition Corps Program Manager’s Course and Contracting Course; and the United States Army War College. | His military awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (6 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (6 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and NATO Medal-Afghanistan.