Colonel Anthony Kazor

Col. Anthony Kazor received his commission in the Chemical Corps through the Army ROTC Program at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska in 2000. He is a graduate of the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College.

Previous non-command assignments include service as a Battalion CBRN Officer and Battery Executive Officer in the 2-43 Air Defense Artillery Battalion; Brigade CBRN Officer and Deputy Division CBRN Officer in the 1st Infantry Division; CBRNE Response Team Leader and Plans Officer in the 22d Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort); Brigade Operations Officer in the 48th Chemical Brigade; Battalion Executive Officer, 2-393 Infantry Battalion, Division West, 1st Army; and the Emergency Management Branch Chief, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, in the Pentagon: G-33, Chief of Operations, 20th CBRNE Command.

His command assignments include: 21 months as Commander, 172d Chemical Company (Smoke), 2d Chemical Battalion, 48th Chemical Brigade, Fort Riley, Kansas; 16 months as the Commander, Bravo Company (Technical Escort), 22d Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), 48th Chemical Brigade, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland; 24 months as the Commander, Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Joint Munitions Command, Army Materiel Command, Radford, Virginia. He deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Battalion CBRN Officer and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a Counter-IED Lab Officer in Charge and CBRNE Response Team Leader, CJTF-Paladin.

Col. Anthony Kazor holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management from Webster’s University and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC); Army Commendation Medal with (1OLC); Army Achievement Medal (1OLC); Presidential Unit Citation (Navy); Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1OLC);  Meritorious Unit Award (2nd Award); Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; Non-article 5 NATO Medal; and the Army Staff Identification Badge.