HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center’s newest deputy commander, Lt. Col. Kendall Bergmann, assumed the position Aug. 11.
Bergmann came to Huntsville Center from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District, Minnesota, and was deployed to Afghanistan in support of the Transatlantic Afghanistan District as the Area Officer in Charge (OIC) for Regional Command North and Regional Command East.
He has also been assigned to the Division West, First U.S. Army with assignment in Bismarck, North Dakota, as the senior Army adviser to the National Guard in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Bergmann was commissioned into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), in May 1990. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Texas Tech University in May 1991.
His previous assignments include platoon leader and executive officer, Company C, and battalion maintenance officer, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colorado; battalion adjutant, assistant operations officer and company commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 41st Engineer Battalion, Fort Drum, New York; engineer company, infantry battalion staff and engineer battalion staff observer/controller, Operations Group, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; project manager for Assistant Chief of Staff Engineers, Eighth U.S. Army, Seoul, Korea; brigade logistics officer, division artillery (reorganized to 5th Maneuver Brigade); division knowledge management officer, 1st Cavalry Division; brigade engineer and brigade plans officer, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
Bergmann’s military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic Course, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and the Infantry Officer Advance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia.
His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal and Humanitarian Service Medal. He has also earned the Combat Action Badge and the Parachutist Badge.
His operational deployments also include Stabilization Force (SFOR 1), Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.