Captain Andrew C. Bischoff

Captain Andrew C. Bischoff was born in Port Jervis, NY. He graduated from Clarkson University in 2001 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. Captain Bischoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Captains Career Course, and the Department of Defense Public Affairs Officer Course.

CPT Bischoff served in the 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany from 2001 to 2005. His assignments include Combat Engineer Platoon Leader, Assault and Obstacle Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer in the 16th Engineer Battalion and Assistant Brigade Engineer, 1st Brigade, 1AD. He deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom from May 2003 to July 2004. Following the Engineer Captains Career Course, CPT Bischoff was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York where he served from 2006 to 2007 as the Media Relations Officer for Combined Joint Task Force - 76, Bagram, Afghanistan.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal (2), the NATO Medal, the Parachutists Badge, and the Ranger Tab.