Department of Military Science

LTC Benjamin J. Walker

LTC Benjamin J. Walker enlisted in the Army at the Kansas City MEPS in 2001 and was commissioned through the Reserve Officers’ Training Course at Missouri State University in 2004.

LTC Walker has served as the company fire support officer, Delta Company, 52nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington, and deployed to Qayyarah Airfield West, Iraq; regimental counterfire officer, Headquarters, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany; platoon leader, Bravo Battery, Fires Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, and deployed to Baghdad, Iraq; assistant operations officer and headquarters platoon leader, Headquarters Battery, Fires Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Baqubah, Iraq and Vilseck; squadron human resources officer, Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, and deployed to Baghdad, Iraq; company commander, 502nd Human Resources Company, and Company Commander, Headquarters Company, 4th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Hood; language and literacy advisor and chief of plans, Headquarters, Resolute Support, Kabul, Afghanistan; brigade human resources officer, Headquarters, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood; joint actions officer, United States Embassy, Amman, Jordan; and Commander, Shreveport Military Entrance Processing Station, Shreveport, Louisiana.

His professional military education includes Military Police One Station Unit Training, Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Adjutant General Captains Career Course, Individual Terror Awareness Course, Afghanistan-Pakistan Dari Language Course, and Command and General Staff College. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from College of the Ozarks and a Master of Science in Psychology from Capella University.

LTC Walker’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, three Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, four Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Parachutist Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge and various unit and service medals and ribbons.

LTC Benjamin J. Walker