Captain Trenton S. Lennard
United States Navy
Captain Lennard is a graduate of Washburn University and holds a Master's degree from Central Michigan University. He was designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1992 and completed the US Army Command and General Staff Officer's Course at Ft Leavenworth, KS in 2002.
At sea, he served as Training Officer and NATOPS Officer in Attack Squadron THREE FOUR; Safety Officer and Operations Officer with Strike Fighter Squadron FORTY ONE; Executive and Commanding Officer of Strike Fighter Squadron ONE FIVE FOUR and Air Operations Officer onboard the staff of Commander, Strike Force Training Pacific. He completed deployments flying the A-6E Intruder and F/A-18F Super Hornet while deployed aboard USS George Washington (CVN-73), USS Nimitz (CVN-68), USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). Most recently Captain Lennard served as the Officer-in-Charge of Naval Central Command, Task Force-Individual Augmentee Forward Headquarters at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.
Ashore, Captain Lennard was assigned as a targeteer with the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center; instructor duty with Strike Fighter Squadron ONE TWO TWO; F/A-18E/F Readiness Officer on the staff of Commander, Naval Air Forces; and Executive Officer and instructor with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron ONE ZERO ONE. Captain Lennard last served as the Director, Navy Element US Army Command and General Staff College at Ft Leavenworth, KS.
Captain Lennard has logged over 2500 flight hours in the A-6E and F/A-18 aircraft and accumulated over 710 arrested landings. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Strike Flight Air Medal (2 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commentation Medal (4 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, US Army Combat Action Badge and numerous other campaign and unit awards.