COLONEL Dennis P. LeMaster
Colonel LeMaster received his commission in 1987 from Washington
State University ROTC.
After graduation from Basic Course in September 1987, his first
assignment was as medical platoon leader for the 2-35 Armor
Battalion, 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, at Fort Carson,
that assignment, he served as the company executive officer for the
517th Medical Company.
In 1990, he was assigned to Korea as the operations officer for the
Division Medical Operations Center, 2d Infantry Division.
COL LeMaster attended the Army Medical Department (AMEDD)
Advanced Course in 1991 and then served as a forward support medical
company commander, 203d Forward Support Battalion, 3d Infantry
Division, Erlangen, Germany.
Following company command, he served 27 months as the forward
support medical company and forward support battalion S-3
Observer/Controller at the Combat Maneuver Training Center,
Hohenfels, Germany. COL
LeMaster returned to the United States in March 1996 and was the
operations officer for the AMEDD Battle Lab at Fort Sam Houston.
In 1998, COL LeMaster returned to Germany, where he was the
S-3 and then executive officer for the 67th Combat Support Hospital
in Wuerzburg. In June
2000 he was assigned to the Headquarters, 30th Medical Brigade,
Heidelberg, Germany and served as the Chief of Training & Exercises
followed by the Chief of Current Operations for the brigade G-3.
Following his return from
Germany, COL LeMaster ran the AMEDD Officer Basic Course as Chief of
the Leader Development Branch, from August 2003 to June 2005.
COL LeMaster served as
installation commander, Camp Bullis, Texas, from June 2005 until
June 2007. Following
command, he served as executive officer to the Commanding General,
AMEDDC&S, and then departed to Carlisle Barracks to attend the Army
War College where he graduated in the Class of 2009.
He served as the Western
Regional Medical Command Chief of Staff from 2009 to 2012 at Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
From June 2012 to December 2013, COL LeMaster commanded
USAMEDDAC-Alaska at Fort Wainwright.
LeMaster's operational deployment assignments are Task Force S-3 for
Task Force 67 in Hungary-Croatia, Task Force S-3 for Task Force
MEDEAGLE in Bosnia, and finally as OIC/Operations Officer for the
30th Medical Brigade assault command post in Operation Iraqi
received his Bachelor of Science degrees in Range Management and
Forest Management from Washington State University in 1985 and 1987.
He received his Masters of Arts degree in Procurement and
Acquisition Management from Webster University in 1998, and his
Masters in Strategic Studies from the Army War College in 2009.
He is a graduate of the US
Army Command and General Staff Course, the US Army Airborne School,
the US Army Armor School Maintenance Course, and the AMEDD Combat
Casualty Care Course.
COL LeMaster's badges and awards include the Combat Action Badge,
the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Basic Parachutist’s Badge, the
Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal (4
OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (7 OLC), the Army Achievement
Medal (2 OLC), National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Service Star),
the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism
Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the
Iraq Campaign Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Armed
Forces Service Medal, and the NATO Medal.