Kenneth L. Prendergast
Colonel Kenneth Leemich Prendergast was commissioned a Military Police Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-82, 30 July 1982. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, CO D 1st BT BN, TNG BRIGADE, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), USACML and MPCEN and FM, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Operations/Training Officer, Fort Shafter MP CO, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Company Commander, Fort Shafter MP CO, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Foreign Area Officer, USA FAO Training Detachment, FGGM, Yaounde, Cameroon; Brigade Plans Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 720th Military Police Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Congressional Fellow, United States Senate, United States Army Student Detachment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Chief Legislative Liason Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Director of Legislative Strategy, Office Secretary of the Army Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, 19th Military Police Battalion (CID) (TSE), Seoul, Korea; Provost Marshall/Threat Management Force CDR USAG, PMO, Fort George Meade, Maryland; Provost Marshall (FWD) Chief COPCC, Headquarters, 3rd U.S. Army ARCENT CFloridaCC, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Group Commander, 202d Military Police Group (CID) Unit 29201, Germany; Provost Marshall, Headquarters, USAREUR/7A, Mannheim, Germany; Provost Marshal, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. | Colonel Prendergast's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal w/ 5 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Service Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal with Bronze Service Star; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; Joint Meritorious Unit Award with two Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Superior Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster; Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation. He has also earned the Combat Action badge, Parachutist badge, Air Assault Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.