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Steven Beaumont

Retired Lt. Col. Steven D. Beaumont

Lt. Col. Steven D. Beaumont is originally from Jonesboro and a 1994 Distinguished Military Graduate from Arkansas State’s Army ROTC program where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

He served as the Cadet Battalion Commander prior to commissioning into the U.S. Army. In 2009, he received his Master of Science degree in information technology from Webster University.

In addition to spending time in Afghanistan, Korea and Iraq, Beaumont underwent numerous assignments as platoon leader, C Company, 304th Signal Battalion, Camp Colbert, Korea; company executive officer, 69th Signal Company in Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; Assistant Secretary of the General Staff, Fort Huachuca; company commander, Bravo Company, 67th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Ga. (two years). He also spent time in Fort Polk, La., Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Monroe, Va.

He deployed pre-operation Iraqi Freedom to Taszar, Hungary with the Warrior Brigade to train Free Iraqi Forces in preparation for the invasion of Iraq and later deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lt. Col. Beaumont’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, six Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, two National Service Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with one bronze service star, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, the Basic Parachutist Badge and Air Assault Badge.

He is married to retired U.S. Army Colonel and A-State ROTC alumna Denise Beaumont who is also being inducted with this 2021 class.