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U.S. Army Accessions Mission Support Battalion Commander

Lt. Col. Lyndsey Thompson

Lt. Col. Lyndsey Thompson was born in Wilson, North Carolina to 1st Sgt. (Retired) Mark A. Thompson and his wife, Ellen Thompson. She received her Bachelor of Arts and active-duty commission from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

Thompson has two combat deployments; the first with the 10th General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, as the BN Assistant Intelligence Officer in 2007 followed by a second deployment as the 10th Mountain Division ACE Battle Captain and All Source Fusion OIC. Upon redeployment, Thompson attended the Military Intelligence Captain Career Course at Fort Huachuca, Arizona in route to Savannah, Georgia where she would serve as the 224th Military Intelligence Battalion’s Intelligence Officer and Headquarters Support Company Commander.

After 15 months in command, Thompson was selected to take an Inspector General position at Fort Knox, Kentucky with the United States Army Cadet Command. Follow on assignments included a tour to Camp Zama, Japan where she served as the 311th Military Intelligence Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Operations Officer; U.S. Central Command’s Command Center Joint Staff Intelligence Office-Joint Targets Operations Chief and Deputy Executive Officer to the Deputy Commander, United States Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida; and Deputy Intelligence Officer, V Corps at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Thompson’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and Joint Meritorious Unit Award (OLC).