Mark A. Cosgrove
Colonel Mark A. Cosgrove was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OCRC 1-83, 27 May 1983. His first duty assignment was as Team Leader, Aero Weapons Section, Delta Troop, 1st Squadron, 238th Cavalry Regiment, Grand Ledge, Michigan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Team Leader and Platoon Leader, Delta Troop, 1st Squadron, 238th Cavalry Regiment; Platoon Leader and Commander, Charlie Company, 446th Attack Helicopter Battalion; Assistant S3, 1st Squadron, 238th Aviation Regiment; Commander, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, Grand Ledge, Michigan; Assistant Log Plans Officer, 63rd Brigade; Assistant S3, 63rd Brigade, Jackson, Michigan; Aviation Staff Officer, Headquarters Group, State Area Command, Lansing, Michigan; S3, 63rd Brigade; Executive Officer, 63rd Brigade, Jackson, Michigan; Chief, Training Division, Headquarters Group, State Area Command, Lansing, Michigan; Commander, 1st Battalion, 63rd Troop Command; Commander, 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, Grand Ledge, Michigan; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Michigan Army National Guard, Lansing, Michigan. | His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with Four Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Service Ribbon, Master Army Aviator Badge, Expert Pistol Badge, Michigan Distinguished Service Medal, Michigan Legion of Merit Medal, Michigan Service Medal with Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Michigan Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral “2” Device, Michigan State Partnership Ribbon.