Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Shebesta

Timothy Shebesta
Lieutenant Colonel Timothy ShebestaMarquette University

Old Gymnasium, A101

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5926

Professor of Military Science


LTC Timothy Shebesta is a native of Antioch, IL.  He commissioned in the U.S. Army on December 17th, 2006 as an Engineer Officer after graduation from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.  He has also earned a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota.  He holds a current license as a Professional Engineer and a Project Management Professional certification.  LTC Shebesta is in his 15th year of Army Service. 

Following commissioning, LTC Shebesta’s Army service began with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division in roles such Provincial Police Training Team Chief, Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Assistant Operations Officer over two deployments to Mosul and Amarah, Iraq. He then commanded Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division during a third deployment to Taji, Iraq.  Next, he served as an Area Engineer in the New York District US Army Corps of Engineers, followed by an OC/T Team Chief in the 1st Battalion, 310th Infantry Regiment of First Army in Fort McCoy, WI.  As a major, he served as the Current Operations Integration Cell Operations Officer, Battalion Operations Officer and Battalion Executive Officer of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army South in Fort Sam Houston, TX.  

LTC Shebesta is a graduate of Basic Officer’s Leader Course Levels 1 and 2, Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Captain’s Career Course, Command and General Staff Officers Course, Joint Engineer Operations Course, Airborne School, and the First Army OC/T Academy. 

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal (5th Award); Army Achievement Medal (2nd Award); National Defense Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; Combat Action Badge; Parachutist Badge; German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge; Meritorious Unit Citation.

LTC Shebesta celebrates 15 years of marriage to his wife, Anna, who is a former Army Nurse Captain and graduate of the Marquette University Nursing program.  They have 2 daughters, Josephine (4) and Madeline (18 months). Together, they enjoy traveling and exploring the world. 

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