Senior Military Instructor

Master Sergeant

314 Wyoming Rd.
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

MSG Christopher J. Bowman was born and raised in Salina, KS, to Joe and Barb Bowman. He completed high school and joined the US Army in 1997. Upon completion of OSUT at Fort Benning, GA, MSG Bowman was awarded the MOS 11M, Mechanized Infantryman. His duty assignments and positions include Bradley driver and RTO, A Co, 1-6 IN, Baumholder, Germany, (’97-’99); Reserve Component Trainer, 2-383 MP BN, Fort Leavenworth, KS, (’00-’01); Team Leader, Bradley Gunner, and Section Leader, C Co, 1-41 IN, Fort Riley, KS, (’01-’05); BNCOC Instructor and KTA Platoon Sergeant, 8th Army NCOA, Camp Casey, Korea, (’05-’07); Platoon Sergeant and S-3 Operations NCOIC, 1 st STB, 1 st BDE, 4 th ID, Fort Hood, TX, (’07-’10); Platoon Sergeant, B Co 1-66 AR, Fort Carson, CO, (’10-’11); Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant, E Trp, 2/3 CAV, Fort Hood, TX, (’11-’13); G3 tasking NCOIC, United States Army Operational Test Command, (13-14); Instructor, Combat Indoctrination Branch Chief, and Training Officer, 434 FA BDE, Fort Sill, OK, (’14-’18); First Sergeant, C Co and HHC, 1-9 CAV, Fort Hood, TX (’18-’21). MSG Bowman’s Civilian and Military education includes an Associate’s Degree in General Studies from Central Texas College (’14). He is a graduate of Basic Leader Course (’03), Total Army Instructor Training Course (05), Advanced Leader Course (06), Senior Leader Course (09), Master Resiliency Trainer Course (12), Company Commander and First Sergeant Course (’12), Equal Opportunity Leader Course (’13), Cadre Training Course (’14), and Master Leader Course (’18). He has deployed in support of Operation Allied Force (’99), Operation Desert Spring (’02), Operation Iraqi Freedom (’03, ’04-’05, ’08-’09), Operation Enduring Freedom (’10-’11), and Operation Atlantic Resolve (’19-’20). MSG Bowman’s awards and decorations include Bronze Star Medal (3rd award), Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Commendation Medal w/V, Army Commendation Medal (6th award), Army Achievement Medal (3rd award), Meritorious Unit Citation (2nd award), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal w/ BSS, Afghanistan Campaign Medal-CS, Iraq Campaign Medal-CS (4th award), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th award), NATO Medal (2nd award), Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, and Driver Badge.MSG Bowman and his beautiful wife Taylor were married in July 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Copperas Cove, TX. They welcomed their daughters Frances in February 2018 and Iva in July 2019.