Kathleen J. Swacina
Colonel Kathleen J. Swacina was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 5-80, 5 December, 1980. Her first duty assignment was as Project Officer, Directorate of Training Developments, U.S. Army Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Her subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Operations Officer, G-3, Headquarters, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Vicenza, Italy; Installation Mobilization Plans Officer, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colorado; Assistant Operations Officer, S-3, 195th Infantry Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery Regiment, U.S. Army Field Artillery Training Center, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Training/Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 95th Division, Norman, Oklahoma; Adjutant/S-1, 402nd Training Support Battalion, 95th Division, Lawton, Oklahoma; Strength Management Officer, 95th Division, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Special Project Officer, Officer Management Directorate, Army Reserve Personnel Command, Saint Louis, Missouri; Force Development Officer/ J-1, U.S. Transportation Command Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Information Management Plans Officer, Army Reserve Personnel Command, Saint Louis, Missouri; Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Army Reserve, Saint Louis, Missouri; Chief, Strategic Communications United Stares Army Reserve, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, Washington, D.C.; Deputy, Acquisition Oversight Division, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Networks Services Division, Enterprise Service Activity, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Director of Staff, Enterprise Services Activity, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Chief, Information Technology Enterprise Operations, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations/G3, First United States Army, Fort Gillem, Georgia. | Colonel Swacina's awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Reserve Overseas Service Ribbon w/ Numeral 1, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, Department of the Army Staff Badge.