Colonel Baldwin served in the Iowa Army National Guard, leaving his battalion executive officer position to be the Army National Guard Logistics Division’s supply policy officer. After 18 months, he was assigned as Chief, Materiel Branch and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. After assignment in United States Army Europe G-4 as the Army National Guard liaison, he served as both Commander, Tooele Supply Facility and Director of Materiel Operations, Defense Depot Ogden. He was promoted to colonel and assigned as Chief, Command Logistics Review Team. He attended Industrial College of the Armed Forces and then served as Chief, Army National Guard Logistics Division, responsible for all facets of logistics. Colonel Baldwin served as the Army National Guard G-4, responsible for logistics, installations, and environment divisions. He served as Chief of Staff, Army National Guard, then deployed to Kuwait as the senior Army National Guard representative. COL Baldwin retired September 2003. His degrees include a Bachelors in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Masters in Business and National Resource Strategy. He attained Society of Logistics Engineers’ Certified Professional Logistician, served as the Vice President for Professional and Technical Development, and received the Society of Logistics Engineers President’s Award for Merit. At retirement he received the Order of Saint Martin from the Quartermaster Association and the Army Distinguished Service Medal.
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