Stephen A. Bakerjian
Colonel Stephen A. Bakerjian was commissioned a Medical Service Corps Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School, Class 6-72, on 4 October 1972 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Colonel Bakerjian served 27 years on active and reserve duty. Following Medical Officer Orientation Course given at the U.S. Army Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, his first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader at the 551st Medical Company (Ambulance), 62d Medical Group, Fort Lewis, Washington.
His subsequent duty assignments include Commander, 551st Medical Company (Ambulance), Assistant S-4, 62d Medical Group, Assistant S-4, 352 Evacuation Hospital, Oakland Army Base, Oakland, California. Detachment Commander, 352d Evacuation Hospital and Chief, Patient Administration Division, 352d Evacuation Hospital. Colonel Bakerjian was a detailed Inspector General, 2d Hospital Center, Novato, California., Executive Officer, 352d Evacuation Hospital, Chief of Staff, 2d Medical Brigade, San Pablo, California, Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations, 2d Medical Brigade and Commander 176th Medical Group, Garden Grove, California.
Colonel Bakerjian’s civilian education includes a BS from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, 1971 and a MA, in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, 1975.
His military schools include: Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Medical Officer Orientation Course, Fort Sam Houston (FSH), San Antonio, Texas, Race Relations Course, Defense Race Relations Institute, Patrick AFB, Florida, AMEDD Officer Advance Course, AMEDD Theater of Operations Course, AMEDD Patient Administration Officer Course, FSH, San Antonio, Texas, Department of the Army Inspector General Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, AMEDD Staff Officer Course, AMEDD Logistics Management Course, FSH, San Antonio, Texas, Reserve Components National Security Course, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Alabama, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.
His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (4/OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3/OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (w/ Bronze Service Star), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (4/OLC), Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/Silver Hourglass), Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, and the Expert Field Medical Badge.