Chapel - Jeff Struecker

Jeff Struecker was a decorated soldier. At age 18, he enlisted in the United States Army as an Infantryman and retired as a Chaplain with over 22 years of active federal service.

He served for ten years in the 75th Ranger Regiment in positions from Private to Platoon Sergeant. While serving in this unit, Jeff competed in and won the David L. Grange Best Ranger Competition in 1996. He taught ROTC at the University of Louisville and was recognized in 1998 as the Army ROTC Noncommissioned Officer of the year. Jeff spent his final ten years in the Army serving as a chaplain in Airborne and Ranger units. In 2017, he was inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame.

His combat experience includes participation in the invasion of Panama, Operation Desert Storm, Black Hawk Down in Somalia, and more than a dozen combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Jeff has been awarded medals for valor in combat and has received many medals as recognition for his service in the Army. Throughout his career, Jeff earned the Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Combat Action Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Master Parachutists Wings, Military Freefall Master Parachutist Wings, and several foreign jump wings.

Jeff holds a Ph.D. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC along with several other earned and honorary degrees. He is an award-winning author with five books in print. He and his wife, Dawn, have five children and two grandchildren.

Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Walton Chapel, Chapel
1002 Moore Avenue, Belton, TX 76513

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Campus Life

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Chapel, Student Life

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