After serving four years as an Enlisted Soldier in the light Infantry, COL Glenn E. Lapoint commissioned as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation from OCS in 1993. His military officer education includes completion of the Aviation Officer Basic, Initial Entry Rotary Wing (OH-58 track), AH-1S, and the C-12 Fixed Wing Multi-Engine Courses; the Military Intelligence Officer Transition, Advance, and Counterintelligence Courses; the RC-12D/H Guardrail and RC-7 Airborne Reconnaissance Low Special Electronic Mission Aircraft Qualification Courses; the Combined Arms Services Staff School; Command and General Staff College; and Senior Service College at the Eisenhower School of the National Defense University where he received a Master’s of Science in National Resource Strategy.
Key duty positions have included: Regimental S3 Air, Aero-weapon Platoon Leader, Battalion S-4, and Tech Supply Officer with 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment and 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion S3 and Assistant S3 Operations Officer with 3d Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) at Camp Humphreys, Korea; Detachment 13 Commander and All Source Aviation Officer with the US Army Foreign Counterintelligence Activity at Fort Meade, Maryland; 305th MI Battalion Executive Officer and Branch Chief of Tactical Sensors, New Systems Training and Integration Office, at Fort Huachuca, AZ; Division G3 Air and Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General (Support) with 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Commander, D Company Commander, and Mission Operations Officer with 204th Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Reconnaissance) at Fort Bliss, Texas; Division Chief of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, DAMOAV, Pentagon; and Division Chief of Campaign Assessments, J8, US Indo-Pacific Command.
COL Lapoint’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the National Defense Service Medal (with Star), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3 Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Ribbons, Meritorious Unit Citation, Parachute badge, Master Army Aviator Badge, and the Combat Infantry Badge. COL Lapoint is also a recipient of the Military Intelligence Corps Association’s Knowlton Award and the Army Aviation Association’s Honorable Order of Saint Michael.
(As of March 2019)