Colonel Steven S. Debusk
AMC Deputy Chief of Staff, Restone Arsenal
COL DeBusk is a native of Elkton, Maryland. After serving four years in the Maryland Army National Guard as a Military Policeman, he was commissioned in the Quartermaster Corps upon graduation from Salisbury State University, Salisbury, Maryland in 1990.
COL DeBusk has served in a variety of assignments to include: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 574th Supply Company and Supply and Services Officer, 51st Maintenance Battalion, Mannheim, Germany; Plans Officer, 2d CMMC, Commander, 600th Quartermaster Company and S3, 264th Corps Support Battalion, 1st COSCOM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Aide-de-Camp, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Dallas, Texas; G4 Plans Officer 10th Mountain Division and Support Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 548th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Drum, New York and Concepts Officer in the Joint Staff J-4; Battalion Commander for the 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and the Aide de Camp to the Commander of Army Materiel Command where he was assigned as the Deputy, Depots and Arsenals Division. He commanded the 407th AFSB headquartered at Ft. Hood, TX. Most recently he has served as the AMC Chief of Operations and Plans and the AMC Deputy Chief of Staff. He has deployed for operational missions in support of Operation Support Hope, Zaire 1994, Hurricane Mitch disaster relief, Guatemala 1999, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan 2003-4 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005-6 and 2009-10.
He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College, School of Advance Military Studies and the Army War College. He holds two Master’s degrees in Military Arts and Science and Strategic Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Salisbury State University.
Awards and decorations received by COL DeBusk include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (with two oak leaf clusters), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with two oak leaf clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (with one oak leaf cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (with one oak leaf cluster), the Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal (with one oak leaf cluster), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal (with one oak leaf cluster), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (with one oak leaf cluster), the Senior Parachutist Badge, and the Rigger Badge.
COL DeBusk is married to Kristina DeBusk and has two daughters, Abigail and Johanna.