Executive Officer/Asst. Director of the Army Officer Education Program
Captain Mohammad I. Waseem
CPT Waseem enlisted in the Army in 1997 as a 12B Combat Engineer. In 2000, he re-classed as 21P Army Prime Power Specialist. After reaching the rank of E-6(P) he attended the Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in the US Army in Jan 2005.
MILITARY AND CIVILIAN EDUCATION: CPT Waseem earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Management and Information Technology from the University of Maryland, Adelphi, MD and Masters of Science Degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Missouri Science and Technology (MS&T). He is also a graduate of Army Prime Power School, Fort Belvoir VA, The Engineer Officer Basic Course, Fort Leonard Wood MO, and Engineer Officer Advanced Course, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.
ASSIGNMENT HIGHLIGHTS: After commissioning, CPT Waseem’s served as the Company XO of the E Company- 169th Engineer Battalion, Fort Belvoir, VA. In March 2008 he was promoted to the rank of Captain. In July 2008 he was selected for special assignment to the Pentagon to oversee Army’s foreign Language Program for the Army Secretariat; where he advised the ASA (M&RA) on Army’s foreign language requirements and programs and oversaw the implementation of Army policies regarding the development, maintenance, and utilization of language and regional proficiency capabilities. In June 2009, he deployed to Iraq where he was responsible for monitoring, assessing and reporting on strategic civil-military reconstruction projects in support of USF-I campaign plans for the J7 with duty location at the International Zone (IZ) Baghdad. In August 2011, after graduating ECCC, he was assigned to the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (4th MEB) where he worked as an assistant S5 Planner. In July 2012, he took command of 232nd Horizontal Construction Engineering Company and deployed to Afghanistan and Kuwait.
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS: CPT Waseem’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal,Distinguished Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Silver (4thaward) OLC, Army Achievement Medal with OLCs, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Ribbon.