LTC (R) Brad K. Martin was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Military Police Corps in May, 1996. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Marquette University, and his Master’s Degree in Organizational and Business Security Management from Webster University. His deployments include: Operation Joint Endeavor, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1997; Operation Joint Guardian, Kosovo in 2002; Operation Iraqi Freedom I in 2003; Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-11 in 2009.
LTC (R) Martin’s assignments include: Platoon Leader, 977 MP CO, Ft. Riley, KS; Battalion S3 and Assistant S3, Law Enforcement Command, Fort Riley, KS; Special Reaction Team (SRT) OIC, Ft. Riley, KS; Provost Marshal, 410th Base Support Battalion, Bad Kreuznach, Germany; Commander, HHD, 709th MP BN, Hanau, Germany; Assistant S3, 709th Military Police Battalion, Hanau, Germany; Plans Officer, HQUSACIDC, Ft. Belvoir, VA; Executive Officer, Washington CID BN, Ft. Myer, VA; Executive Officer to the Commanding General, 13th ESC, Ft. Hood, TX; Secretary of the General Staff, 13th ESC, Ft. Hood, TX; Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, US Army North, Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Deputy Chief, Executive Services, US Army North, Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Operations Officer in the Commander’s Action Group, US Army North, Ft. Sam Houston and Professor of Military Science at the University of Idaho Chrisman Battalion.
LTC (R) Martin’s professional education include: Airborne School, Military Police Officer Basic Course, Military Police Captain Career Course, Combined Arms Services Staff Course, Command and General Staff College, SRT Phase I, the Non-Lethal Weapons Instructor Trainer Course, Counterterrorism Analysis Course, the Advanced Counterterrorism Analysis Course, Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Phase II course, and the Defense Support to Civil Authorities Phase I and Phase II course.
LTC (R) Martin’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal with bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal with 3 bronze stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral 3, NATO Medal with bronze star, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citations, Army Superior Unit Award, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the German Marksmanship Efficiency Badge in Gold.
LTC (R) Martin and his wife, the former Edel Daly of Dublin, Ireland have two sons: Luke, who is 11 years old, and Samuel, who is 6 years old. He currently works as a Director of Development for the University of Idaho.