Amy L. Jensen

SFC Amy Jensen
Title
SFC, National Guard and SMP Recruiter
Phone
(608) 260-0305
E-mail
amy.l.jensen.mil@mail.mil
Alternate E-mail
jensen7@wisc.edu

Current Position:
Sergeant First Class Amy L. Jensen is a Military Science Instructor at the University of Madison-Wisconsin. She is responsible for assisting in the training and development of cadets throughout the pre-commissioning phase of ROTC. SFC Jensen enlisted into the U.S. Army in December, 1994 from her hometown of Homer, Alaska. She attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia as a Petroleum Supply Specialist.

Military Background:
Her Army active component assignments include, Fox Battery 3-43 Air Defense Artillery (1995-1997) at Fort Bliss, Texas; Headquarters Company, 32d Signal Battalion (1997-2001) at Kelley Barracks, Darmstadt, Germany; 59th Quartermaster Company (2001-2003) at Fort Carson, Colorado. After a three year break in military service, which included one year of defense contracting in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, a great desire to continue her military service led her to enlist in a reserve component in 2006.

Wisconsin Army National Guard Assignments include, 1158th Transportation Company (2006) Black River Falls, WI; Wisconsin Recruiting and Retention Command (2006-2009) Madison, WI; Echo Company 1-147th Assault Helicopter Battalion (2010-2011) Madison, WI. Her overseas deployments include Operation Southern Watch (1995-1996) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Task Force Falcon (1999) Tirana, Albania; Operation Iraqi Freedom (2010-2011) Tallil, Iraq.

SFC Jensen is a Distinguished Honor Graduate of the US Army Quartermaster School; has attended Primary Leadership and Development Course (PLDC); NBC Defense Course; Army National Guard Strength Maintenance Recruiting Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course (BNCOC); Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course (ANCOC); Battle Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Course; and holds certificates of training from numerous resident courses .

Her Awards and Decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (4), Good Conduct Medal (3), National Defense Service Medal (2), NATO Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Southwest Asia Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and WIARNG Recruiting Bar. She has also been awarded the Driver/Mechanic Badge, and the ARNG Master Recruiter Badge.