Stephen E. Fitzgerald
Lieutenant Colonel Stephen E. Fitzgerald was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 45-67, 4 August 1968. His first duty assignment was Executive Officer, A-9, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne). | His subsequent duty assignments were as an Executive Officer A-107, 5th SFG; Team Leader A-162, MIKE Force, 5th SFG; Commander, C Company, 2/61 Infantry (Mech); Commander AG Company, 197th Brigade; Team Leader, A-2, 10th SFG(A); Commander, HHC, 2/4th Infantry; Action Officer, Headquarters VII Corps; Action Officer, ODCSPER, Pentagon; Deputy, G-1, 82nd Airborne Division; Executive Officer 1/508 Parachute Infantry Regiment; G-7, 82nd Airborne Division and Division Chief, Concepts Directorate, CAC. At the time of his induction, April 2016, Lieutenant Colonel Fitzgerald was serving as a Kansas Senator. | His military education consists of the Officer Candidate School, Airborne School, Special Forces Qualification Course, French Language Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Nuclear and Chemical Target Analyst Course, Command General Staff College. | His military awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star w/ one oak leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service medal w/ 4 oak leaf Clusters and the Army Achievement Medal w/ one oak leaf Cluster.