LTC Stephen Schmidt

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  • Professor of Military Science
  • MSIV Instructor
  • Army ROTC
Barker Hall, Room 107
(859) 259-7266

LTC Schmidt received his Army commission in 2001 as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Idaho Reserve Officer Training Corps program. He was assigned to the Medical Service Corps Branch and upon completion of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment (Vanguards), 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.  Additional assignments include the 67th Forward Surgical Team, Giebelstadt, Germany and 67th Combat Support Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany.

He was selected to attend Flight School and after graduation was assigned to the 571st Medical Company (Air Ambulance).  Additional assignments include Charlie Company (Air Ambulance), 2-227 Aviation Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; Foxtrot Company (Air Traffic Services), 2-227 Aviation Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; School of Aviation Medicine, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Charlie Company (Air Ambulance), 5-158 Regiment, Ansbach, Germany; 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Ansbach, Germany; Headquarters, Department of the Army G-3-5-7 (DAMO-AV), Washington, DC; and Health Services Division, United States Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky. His operational deployments include West Africa, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

LTC Schmidt holds Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Science Degrees in Family and Consumer Sciences. His other professional military education includes the Army Medical Department Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and the Defense Strategy Course.

His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Combat Medical Badge, and the Senior Aviator Badge. Additional awards include the University of Idaho College of Agriculture and Life Sciences International Achievement Award.

LTC Schmidt and his beautiful wife of 20 years, Christina, have a son Brycen (17) and a daughter Aubrey (14).