LTC Warren Stewart
LTC Warren Stewart received his commission from the University of Kansas Reserve Officer Training Corps Program as a Distinguished Military Graduate, and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Washburn University in May 1998. He earned a Master of Science Degree in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist Program in Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2009. In May 2017, he graduated with his Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Duke University. He is board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Nurse Specialist, and is a Certified Emergency Nurse.
LTC Stewart’s military education and training include; the Army Drill Sergeant School, the Combat Casualty Care Course, Healthcare Recruiter Course, the Joint Enroute Care Course, Advanced Nurse Leadership Course, Joint Operations Medical Management Course, and was the Distinguished Graduate from the Intermediate Level Education Course. LTC Stewart has been selected for in-resident Senior Service College, which he will defer until after command.
LTC Stewart is prior enlisted and served in every enlisted leadership position from Fire Team Leader to Rifle Platoon Sergeant. His previous commissioned assignments include Staff Nurse, Cardiology Step-Down, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC); Staff Nurse, Department of Operational and Emergency Medicine, (WRAMC); Assistant Officer in Charge, NARMC Chemical/Biological SMART Team, (WRAMC); Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University; Brigade Combat Team Nurse, C/125th FSB, 3BCT/1AD, Ft. Riley KS with deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I; Clinical Nurse Officer in Charge (CNOIC), Department of Emergency Medicine, Irwin Army Community Hospital, Ft Riley, KS; Army Healthcare Recruiter, 6th AMEDD Recruiting Battalion, Santa Ana, CA; CNOIC of the EMT and Chief Flight Nurse, Task Force 28th Combat Support Hospital, Ft Bragg, NC and Tallil, Iraq; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Emergency Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center, Ft Bragg, NC; Army Research Fellow, RAND Arroyo Center, Santa Monica, CA, Clinical Operations Analyst, FORSCOM Surgeon Directorate, CNOIC, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine; Chief, Clinical Operations, CJTF-OIR, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Prior to this assignment he served as the Chief Experience Officer for the Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC.
Some of LTC Stewart’s awards and decorations include; the Meritorious Service Medal (with five Oak Leaf clusters), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (with “Valor” device and four Oak Leaf clusters), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (with six Oak Leaf clusters), the Valorous Unit Award, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Army Superior Unit Award (one Oak Leaf Cluster), Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Combat Medical Badge, the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, and the Gold Recruiter Badge. He also holds the OTSG 9A proficiency designator and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Yvette M. Kennedy
Command Sergeant Major Yvette M. Kennedy is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She enlisted in the United States Army on 3 October 1990. She completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. She went directly from there to Saudi Arabia where she was attached to Coscom 507th Group Ft. Bragg, North Carolina; She has been assigned to the 73rd, 558th, and 97th Transportation Companies Fort Eustis, Virginia where she served as a Food Service Specialist; 125th Signal Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii where she served as a food service supervisor. CSM Kennedy was selected for recruiting duty in 1997 after she completed the Army Recruiting School she was assigned to the Baltimore Recruiting Battalion Fort Meade, Maryland where she served as a basic recruiter, small station commander and limited station commander; Training Support Battalion Fort Jackson, South Carolina where she served as an instructor/writer and operations NCOIC; Columbia Recruiting Battalion Columbia, South Carolina where she served as Master Trainer, Operations NCOIC, Senior Guidance Counselor, and Company First Sergeant for the Florence Recruiting Company and Columbia Recruiting Company; and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy resident course, Class 65.
Command Sergeant Major Kennedy’s military education includes the Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leaders Course, United States Army First Sergeants Course, Army Recruiting Course, Station Commander Course, Basic Instructor Course, Guidance Counselor Course, the Master Resilient Training Course and the Sergeants Major Academy. SGM Kennedy has earned her Masters of Business Degree and a Master’s of Science Degree in Professional Counseling.
Her military awards and decorations include the Army Meritorious Service Medal(3rd award), Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Army Achievement Medal (9th Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Southwest Asia Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star), Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 4), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Gold Recruiter Badge, and the Drivers/Mechanics Badge.