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Ken Goedecke

Military Faculty Advisor
Command and Staff College

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 784-6895
Email: kenneth.goedecke@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest: Artillery

Civilian Education

B.A. Geographical Sciences, The University of Memphis


Military Education

Harvard Kennedy School, National Security Fellow
Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College
Recruiter Management Course
Marine Corps Command and Staff College (Non-resident)
Field Artillery Officer Captain’s Career Course
Expeditionary Warfare School (Non-resident)
Field Artillery Officer Basic Course
The Basic School
Officer Candidates Course


Major Assignments

Forward Observer, Fire Direction Officer, Executive Officer, Battery B, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, Kaneohe Bay, HI

Officer Selection Officer, Recruiting Station Eastern New England, Portsmouth, NH

Battery Commander, Battery E, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC

Staff Secretary, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC

Assistant Operations Officer, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, NC

Commander, Task Unit 151.4, Marine Forces Central Command (Forward), Manama, Bahrain

Commander, Recruiting Station Eastern New England, Portsmouth, NH

Regimental Fire Support Officer, 3rd Marines Regiment, Kaneohe Bay, HI

Coalition Support Officer, J-5, US Forces – Afghanistan (Joint)

Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, Kaneohe Bay, HI

Chief of Operations and Deputy J-3, US Central Command – Forward, Jordan (Joint)

Chief of Strategy and Policy, Special Operations Command Pacific, Camp Smith, HI (Joint)

Inspector – Instructor, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Seal Beach, CA