Lieutenant Colonel Scott M. Bishop will assume command of the Hawthorne Army Depot at a ceremony on Thursday.
Bishop was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. And raised in Cape Cod, Mass. Upon graduating from the University of Wisconsin in 1997, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps. Upon completing of the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course in 1998, he was assigned to the 215th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Staff Officer.
In August 2002, he was assigned to the 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas where he served as the Brigade S4. Following this assignment, he attended the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course (CLC3) at Fort Lee, Va. And then assigned to the 589th Brigade Support Battalion, 41st Fires Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Bishop later commanded the 575th Forward Support Company, 1-21 Field Artillery (MLRS), 41st Fires Brigade.
After command, he served as the Executive Officer, 2-20 Field Artillery (MLRS), 41st Fires Brigade and Support Operations Officer, 589th Brigade Support Battalion, 41st Fires Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Following attendance at Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., he served as the Support Operations Officer, Special Operations Command South, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, from January 2011 to February 2014. Prior to his assignment at Hawthorne Army Depot, he served as the Logistics Lieutenant Colonel Assignments Officer, Human Resources Command (AHRC), at Fort Knox, Ky.
Bishop graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. His military education includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captain Career Course (CLC3) and Command and General Staff College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (one oak leaf cluster); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (two oak leaf cluster); Army Commendation Medal (one oak leaf cluster); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal (one oak leaf cluster); National Defense Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon and Parachutist Badge.