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CPT Linda Wade


Special Assistant to the Commandant for Respect

United States Military Academy

CPT Linda Claudette Wade is a native of Columbia, South Carolina.  She is the daughter of SGM (R) Claude Bookhart and Linda C. Richardson.  She was commissioned in the Quartermaster Corps in 2004 upon graduating from the United States Military Academy, (West Point).  CPT Wade’s military education includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, The Sling Load Inspector Certification Course, and the Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course (CLC3).  CPT Wade is a graduate of the Aerial Delivery and Materiel Officer Course, Airborne, Air Assault, and Pathfinder School.   

Her pervious assignments include III/Water Platoon Leader, Supply Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Support Operations Supply and Services OIC, and Alpha Company Commander, 526 Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, KY.  Deputy, Current Operations section 8th Army G4, Yongsan, Korea.  Aide-de-Camp to the 8th Army Deputy Commanding General, Yongsan, Korea.  CPT Wade currently serves as the Special Assistant to the Commandant for Respect. 

CPT Wade holds a Bachelors Degree from the United States Military Academy in Economics, a Master of Arts in Procurement and Acquisition Management, and a Professional Graduate Certificate in Government Contracting from Webster University.  CPT Wade is married to CPT Gary P. Wade.