Former Edonite Retires From Long Time Military Service

Former-Edonite-retires-from WEBLieutenant Colonel (LTC) Kerry Brigle is announcing his retirement from military service on 1 December 2015 after a combined 36 years in the Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserves and U.S. Army.

LTC Kerry Brigle is a 1979 graduate of Edon High School and began his military service that same year at Basic Training Camp in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. LTC Brigle served in the enlisted ranks as a combat medic for 7 years before completing Officer Candidate School and commissioning as an officer in the Medical Service Corps in 1987.

LTC Brigle has served in many positions of leadership and earned numerous awards for his military performance throughout his honorable career. LTC Brigle is currently assigned to the 5501st U.S. Army Hospital, San Antonio, Texas.

Highlights of his career include a deployment to Taszar Air Base, Hungary in 1998 for the Bosnia Peacekeeping Mission where he met his future wife, Deborah (Carrillo) Brigle. LTC Brigle was selected as a founding member of Joint Task Force CapMed in 2007, under the direction of Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, to oversee the consolidation and realignment of military healthcare for all branches of military service within the National Capital Region.

LTC Brigle’s wife, Sergeant First Class Deborah Brigle, will also be retiring from military service in February 2016 after 32 years of military service. Kerry and Deborah currently reside in Cedar Park, Texas. Kerry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Brigle.


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