Captain Enoch B. Obeng is an instructor in Military Innovation in the Defense and Strategic Studies program. Originally from Ghana, Africa, Captain (CPT) Obeng has been with the United States Army for 15 years. He enlisted in the Army in 2002 as an Automated Logistical Specialist (92A), and stationed in Korea. He was reassigned to Fort Lewis WA in 2004 as a PLL clerk where he completed the Primary Leadership Development Course for promotion to a Sergeant. In 2005, he was assigned to the E 2/52 Aviation regiment, Camp Humphreys, Korea where he served as the SAMS-E Non Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC). Upon completion of his enlistment contract, CPT Obeng left the Army to complete his undergraduate degree in leadership and was subsequently accepted into the Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 2007.
CPT Obeng was commissioned as a Quartermaster Officer upon graduation from OCS in 2007, majoring in Organizational Leadership (BA) with the Chapman University. He was stationed at Fort Lee, VA, where he served as the platoon leader (2 platoons) with the 108th Petroleum Support Company.
In 2008, he was selected to deploy with the 506th Quartermaster Company to Iraq as the Accountable Officer. While in Iraq, he also served as the Contracting Officer Representative Officer and managed the base Convoy Service Support as part of the base drawdown and closure on behalf of the 15th Sustainment Brigade. Upon redeployment from Iraq, he was appointed as the Battalion Maintenance Officer. In 2010, he attended the Logistics Captains Career Course and upon completion, served as the Support Operations Planning Officer with the 100th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Sill Oklahoma. In 2012, he was selected to Command the 66th Forward Support Company, under the 75th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill Oklahoma.
Upon completion of Command, he was reassigned to Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia where he served as the Director of Logistics and Military Advisor to the Royal Saudi Arabia Land Forces (Ordnance, Medical and Logistics Corps), promoting Foreign Military Sales (FMS) of U.S Defense equipment, force modernization, training, and partnership building with an ally country. With a career specialty in Logistics Planning, CPT Obeng’s past most recent job was with the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command where he served as the Deputy Chief of Current Operations and the Plans and Operations Officer in Korea prior to attending the George Washington University where he earned a Mater in Public Policy with specialization in National Security & US Foreign Policy.
His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Overseas Service Medal(5X), and the Army Commendation Medal (4X).