Lieutenant Colonel Curt Lapham 
Senior Army Instructor   Office Hours:  7:45 - 1500 hrs daily.  Phone: (517) 990-6606 CELL (517) 937-9909

LTC Lapham

Curt Lapham
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), United States Army

5105 Jefferson Road Clarklake, MI 49234 (517) 937-9909

Email:  Curt.Lapham@JCISD.Org



Family:  Wife Lisa Lapham (Edwards) 34 years

               Danielle, 34 Married (Chief Warrant Officer 2 Eric Allan, USA Pilot), 4 Children Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii'

               Brittney, 30 - Nashville, TN  

               David, 28  - Married (Juliet) 1 Son - Noah.   SouthEastern University, Lakeland, FL

               Sarah, 22 -- Junior Baker College, MI (Elementary Education), 1 Daughter - Georgiana 

Church:  Abundant Life Assembly; Campus Pastor Brooklyn, MI - 10 years.

 35 years Volunteer experience in Christian Family Counseling, Teaching, Youth Ministries and Church Administration


Military Resume


SOURCE OF FEDERAL COMMISSIONED SERVICE  Army ROTC Scholarship at Michigan State University



Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses

Nuclear, Biological and Chemical School

Advanced Mechanics and Maintenance School

United States Army Command and General Staff College

Public Affairs School

Conflict Resolution and Negotiations Course

School of Advanced Strategic and Operational Military Studies



Michigan State University; BS Forestry; BS Wild Life Mgt.

United States Army Command and General Staff College  MA  Military History

United States Army Command and General Staff College MMAS  Strategic and Operational Planning - Post Graduate degree

Graduate Theological Foundation  (D.Min Counseling) Dissertation Phase

Certified Conflict Resolution, Michigan State Supreme Court  2003

Certified United States Army JROTC Instructor


FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  German (rusty)



Second Lieutenant                               12 SEP 83

First Lieutenant                                     1 MAR 85

Captain                                                  1 MAR 87

Major                                                      1 APR 92

Lieutenant Colonel                               1 APR 00




FROM             TO                                                       ASSIGNMENT

Mar 84         Mar 85            Platoon Leader, D Company, 64th Armor Battalion, 3d Infantry Division Germany

Apr 85         Oct 85             Platoon Leader, A Company, 64th Armor Battalion, Germany

Nov 85         Apr 86            Executive Officer, A Company, 64th Armor Battalion, Germany

May 86        Mar 87            Executive Officer, Headquarters Co, 64th Armor Battalion, Germany

Mar 87         Aug 87            Student, Armor Officer Advanced Course, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Sep 87        Aug 88            Squadron Maintenance Officer, 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Sep 88        Sep 90           Commander, C Troop, 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Oct 90          Dec 90           Executive Officer, 2nd Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Jan 91         Jun 92             Commander, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Armor, Fort Carson, Colorado

Jul 92           Jun 95             Assistant Professor of Military Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jun 95          Jun 96             Student, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Jun 96          May 97           Student, School of Advanced Military Studies, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Jun 97          May 98           Operational Plans Officer, G-3, 1st Infantry Division, Germany

Jun 98          May 99           Executive Officer, 1-77th Armor Battalion, Germany, 1st Infantry Division Germany

May 99        Jul 99              Chief Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade,1st Infantry Division, Germany

Jul 99           Dec 99           Chief of Current Operations, G3, Joint Task Force Falcon, Kosovo

Jan 00         Aug 01            Chief of War Plans, First United States Army, Fort Gillem, Georgia

Aug 01         Sep 04           Professor of Military Science, Department Head, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

1 Oct 04                              Army Jr ROTC Senior Army Instructor, Jackson, MI 




SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS                                      Dates              Grade


Chief of Current Operations                                                     Jul 99-Dec 99     Major

    Multi National Forces--East, Task Force Falcon

    Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo




Cavalerie Ere- Escorte (Insignia of the Queens Royal Cavalry Escort of Honor). Royal Netherlands Army Riding Medal
Knight, Order of Saint George

Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Commendation Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Achievement Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Expedition Medal (2 Bronze Stars)

Kosovo Campaign Medal

Armed Forces Medal (2 Bronze Stars)

Macedonian Humanitarian Relief Medal

NATO Medal (2 Bronze Stars)

United Nations Medal

Presidential Unit Citation




Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 1992-1995


Department Head and Professor, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI; 2001-2004


Executive Board Member, College of Technology, Eastern Michigan University 2002-2004


Senior Advisor, Golden Key Honor Society, Eastern Michigan University 2002-2004


Lecturer, Spring Arbor University Graduate School (MAOM Program), Flint, Lansing and Jackson Campuses, MI; 2002-2008. (Business, Leadership and Conflict Resolution)


Business Ethics and World Geography Instructor, Baker College, Jackson Campus, MI; 2004-present


Senior Army Instructor, Army JROTC, Jackson Area Career Center, Jackson, MI; 2004-present



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