Stephen B. Leisenring
Brigadier General Stephen Bryan Leisenring was commissioned a Chemical Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #05-82, 12 November 1982. His first duty assignment was as Chief, Support Group, United States Army Chemical School, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, later Executive Officer, 10th Chemical Company, 21st Theater Army Command, United States Army Europe, Germany; Battalion Chemical Officer, 196th Ordnance Battalion, 21st Theater Army Command, United States Army Europe, Germany; Commander, 148th Ordnance Company, 196th Ordnance Battalion, 21st Theater Army Command, United States Army Europe, Germany; Brigade Chemical Officer, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Operations DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM, Saudi Arabia; Contracting and Industrial Management Officer, later Contracting Officer, Patriot Branch, United States Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Deputy Product Manager, Multi-Purpose Individual Munition/Short Range Assault Weapon Close Combat Anti-Armor Weapon Systems, Program Executive Office-Tactical Missiles, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Contingency Contracting Officer, United States Army Contracting Command, Europe, with duty as Task Force Contracting Officer, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR, Bosnia. Assignment Officer, later Colonels Assignment Officer, Army Acquisition Corps, United States Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Executive Officer to the Director, Defense Contract Management Agency, Alexandria, Virginia. Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency-Virginia, Manassas, Virginia. Director, Contract Operations, Project and Contracting Office-Iraq, later Joint Contracting Command-Iraq, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq; Director, Procurement Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Policy and Procurement), Arlington, Virginia; Commander, United States Army Contracting Command Europe, Army Contracting Agency, Germany; Commander, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Expeditionary Contracting Command, Germany; Special Assistant to the Director, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and Commanding General, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | Brigadier General Leisenring is a graduate of the Chemical Officer Basic Course, the Chemical Officer Advanced Course, the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the United States Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Action Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.