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Lt. Col. Christopher Logsdon first enlisted in the Air Force Reserves in 1993 as an Air Cargo Transportation Specialist, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. In 1998, he transferred to the Oklahoma Army National Guard as an Infantryman in B/1-179 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Logsdon commissioned in the Oklahoma Army National Guard through the ROTC program at The University of Oklahoma in May 2001.
Logsdon commissioned as an Engineer officer and attended Engineer Officers Basic course in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. His first assignment was a combat heavy vertical platoon leader for B/1-120th Engineer Battalion in Pryor, Oklahoma.
In 2003, Logsdon branch transferred to Aviation attended Aviation Officer Basic Course, the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, and UH-60A Advanced Aircraft qualification. Upon completion of AVOBC, he was selected as the Headquarters Headquarters Company, Commander, 1-245 Aviation Battalion (ATS). He deployed to Balad, Iraq, in support of OIF August 2004 to December 2005. Upon returning from deployment, he was assigned as platoon leader for 1st Detachment B/1-114th Aviation Service and Support Battalion supporting homeland security and various state and federal law enforcement drug interdiction missions in Oklahoma. In 2009, Logsdon joined the Title 10 Active Guard Reserves program assigned as the Future Operations Branch Chief for the Operational Support Airlift Agency and attended the Fixed Wing Multi-Engine Qualification Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama. In 2011 as a major, he took command of the Fort Hood C-12 Army National Guard Regional Flight Center. His most recent position was the Army National Guard Aviation Mobilization Officer at National Guard Bureau.
Logsdon is a graduate of Engineer Officer Basic Course, Aviation Officer Basic Course, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, UH-60A Advanced Airframe Qualification Course, Aviation Captains Career Course, Fixed Wing Multi-Engine Qualification Course, US Army Command and General Staff College, Army Defense Strategy Course, Army Force Management Course and holds the Force Management ASI 3R, the Joint Planner ASI 3H, the Strategic Studies ASI 6Z and the Defense Support to Civil Authorities PDSI D7A.
Logsdon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters of Arts degree in National Security Studies with a concentration in Homeland Security from American Military University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Bronze Hour Glass and "M" Device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Airforce Training Ribbon, Army Meritorious Unit Award, Senior Army Aviation Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge.
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