Lt. Col. Kent MacGregor is a native of Sparta, New Jersey. He began his military service in 1991 as a telecommunications operator and subsequently as a turbine engine mechanic in the Army Reserves and the Army National Guard. He received his commissioning in 1998 from Arizona State University with a degree in Aeronautical Technology and Management.
MacGregor served as a platoon leader and troop commander with multiple Division Cavalry Squadrons to include: D/4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd ID, Korea; E/1st Squadron, 10th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, 4th ID(H), Fort Hood, Texas; and B/3rd Squadron, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, 25th ID(L), Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.
MacGregor’s staff assignments include: C3 Air, Coalition Forces Land Component Command, Camp Doha, Kuwait; APMS, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Army ROTC, Prescott, Arizona; XO, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; S3 and XO, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. His most recent assignment was with Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky, serving as an Aviation Branch Assignment Officer and with the Army G1’s Talent Management Task Force.
MacGregor’s military education includes: Aircraft Powerplant Repairer and Telecommunications Operator Courses, Aviation Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, OH-58D Aircraft Qualification, Joint Fire Power Control Course, the Combined Arms Services Staff School and Command and General Staff College.
MacGregor’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Medal, the Joint Service Commendation medal, the Army Commendation medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and various service and unit awards. He has also earned the Senior Army Aviator Badge and Aviation Aircrew Badge.
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