COLONEL ROGER L. SHUCK
COL Roger L. Shuck is from Cape Girardeau, MO. He entered the Active Army in January 1989 after receiving his commission as a Second Lieutenant through Army ROTC at Southeast Missouri State University.
He has served with the 7th Infantry Division (L), 3d Infantry Division (thrice), Recruiting Command, Fort Leavenworth, 87th Division (Training Support), Cadet Command, and the Armor School and Chief of Staff for JRTC & Fort Polk. He has served as the Garrison Commander for Fort Polk since July 2011.
Deployments and overseas assignments include Germany, Bosnia Herzegovina, Kuwait, and twice to Operation Iraqi Freedom (01 and 07-09).
COL Shuck’s military education include United States Army War College, Army’s Command and General Staff Officer’s College, Air Assault, Airborne, Ranger, and Bradley Leader’s courses.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (1 OLC), The Legion of Merit, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (1 OLC), the Southwest Asia Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and the Expert Infantryman’s Badge.
Civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State University; a Master of Science Degree in Counseling and Education from Long Island University; and, a Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.