Captain Christopher Pendleton

Captain Christopher D. Pendleton is from Fenton, Michigan.  He joined the Army Reserve in January 2001 as a Carpenter/Mason Specialist (51B).  In 2003 he joined the ROTC at Central Michigan University and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in 2004.

Captain Pendleton’s assignments include: Assistant Professor of Military Science, Eagle Battalion ROTC, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Commander, Bravo Company, 100th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Support Operations Plans Officer, 100th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Support Operations Officer, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Fort Campbell, KY; Support Operations Maintenance Officer, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion; and Platoon Leader, 584th Maintenance Company, Fort Campbell, KY.

Captain Pendleton’s military and civilian education include: Support Operations Course, Logistics Captains Career Course, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, and Modern Army Combative Level I Course.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI.

 Captain Pendleton’s combat deployments include: Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07 with the 584th Maintenance Company in Tikrit, and Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09 with the 129th CSSB in Al Anbar.

Captain Pendleton’s awards and decorations include:  The Bronze Star Medal, The Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with OLC, Army Achievement Medal, and Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Bronze Hourglass Device.

Captain Pendleton is married to the former Sherri Nelson. They have four daughters, Torey (25), Layla (13), Danielle (6) and Kira (4).