Sergeant First Class Mark Fischer
Sergeant First Class Mark R. Fischer assumed duties as the Training NCO of the UW-La Crosse Battalion in January 2010. His assignments include: platoon sergeant Bravo Co 1-18 Infantry, 1st ID, Ft Riley, KS; platoon sergeant, section sergeant Delta Co 2-506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Ft Campbell, KY; detailed recruiter Waterloo, IA; squad leader Delta Co 1-187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Ft Campbell, KY; gunner Echo Co 1-12 Infantry, 4th ID, Ft Carson, CO; and driver Echo Co 1-16th Infantry, 1st ID, Panzer Kaserne, Germany.
SFC Fischer’s military education includes Warrior Leaders Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course, and Maneuver Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star with bronze oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with silver oak leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral two, Overseas Service Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Citation with bronze oak leaf cluster, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Air Assault Badge, Gold Recruiter Badge, German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold), and the Drivers Badge tracked and wheeled vehicles.