Christopher Keith Kennedy
Colonel Christopher Keith Kennedy commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 03-91 at Fort Benning, Georgia on 31 May, 1991. His first duty assignment was an M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Platoon Leader in the 4th Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.
His notable duty assignments include: Commander, Company D and Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 33rd Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Armor Branch Assignment Officer, U.S. Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Regimental Executive Officer, 3rd Airfield Control Radar, Iraq; Armor Colonel Assignment Officer, Senior Leader Development Office, Department of the Army Staff, Pentagon; Commander, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; G3, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, Georgia; Maneuver, Fires, and Effects Division Chief, Officer Personnel Management Directorate, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander, 4th Cavalry Brigade, 1st Army East, Fort Knox, Kentucky; and G3, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky. He is currently assigned as the Director, Strategic Initiatives Group, Defense Clandestine Service, G-9 Army Staff, Pentagon.
His military education includes: Airborne School, Battalion Maintenance Officer’s Course, United States Army Command and General Staff Course, and United States Army War College.
His highest military awards include: Legion of Merit (2nd Award), Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (7th Award), Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), and Combat Action Badge.