Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Kingery was born in Honolulu, HI. He joined the Army in 2007, and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. His first duty assignment was with the 272ND MP CO, Mannheim, Germany in September 2007. He was assigned to 18th MP Brigade, Mannheim, Germany in March 2009. He was then assigned to 293RD MP Company, Fort Stewart, GA in July 2010. 230TH MP Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany 2011, 92ND MP Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany 2013. He is currently assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit as of July 2014. Kingery has been a member of the Service Pistol Team since 2015 and will compete as an individual and team member during bulls-eye competitions to include the Interservice and National Championships and Bianchi competitions to include the Bianchi Cup National Championships.
Kingery graduated from Combat Life Savers Course, 28TH Trans Bus Driver Course, Intelligence in Combatting Terrorism Course, Warrior Leader Course, Air Assault Course, Armored Security Vehicle Course, Domestic Violence Intervention Course, Army Combatives Level 1, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, and Marksmanship Master Trainer Course, Defense Hazardous Materials Waste Handling Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course.
His awards include Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Driver and Mechanic Badge – Driver Wheeled Vehicle, Air Assault Badge, Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge, Presidents Hundred Tab, 22. Caliber Distinguished Pistol Badge.
Competitive Shooting Awards
Member, National Team Trophy (NTT) Winner
3rd Place Dixie Regional
1st Place Orangeburg Monthly
3rd Place Presidents Hundred Match
CMP High Master Qualification
3rd Place Interservice Service pistol Match
2nd Place Interservice Directors Match
Member 2600 Club, NRA Conventional Pistol
Member Overall Interservice Pistol Team Championship Winner
Member National Team Trophy Match Winner (Gold Cup)
22 Caliber Distinguished Pistol Badge
Interservice Excellence in Competition Match Winner
Presidents Hundred Tab
Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge
Excellence in Competition Badge Bronze, Camp Perry, OH