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Becker promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 8:54 am

Major Bruce Becker was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel by Major General John Davoren, Commanding General 35th

Bruce Becker being congratulated by Major General John Davoren.

Infantry Division.

Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Becker is assigned as the Assistant Chief of Staff Civil Military Operations for the 35th Infantry Division located at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. He has served in the Army National Guard since March of 1987, with a deployment to Iraq in 2003 and to Kosovo in 2008.

Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Becker resides in Troy, with his wife, LaNae (Dagit) Becker and daughter Mari Lee Becker. He is employed as a Corporal with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. He is a member of Lincoln County Memorial VFW Post 8828 and American Legion Post 94 located in Troy, Missouri.

The 35th Infantry Division has been a formation of the National Guard since World War I. It is headquartered at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas and is made up of personnel from Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

On order, the 35th Infantry Division mobilizes and deploys to a theater of operations and conducts operations in a combined or joint environment, supporting national command objectives. On order, the division conducts military and civil support operations, including support and stability operations in an overseas environment or upon activation within the United States in support of federal and state agencies.