LTC Jeffrey Keenan currently serves as the Professor of Military Science at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia.
LTC Keenan was born in Olney, Maryland and raised in Wadsworth, Ohio. He is a 2004 Distinguished Military Graduate from University of Cincinnati, commissioning as a Signal Officer. LTC Keenan’s first assignment was to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
LTC Keenan served as the Battalion Signal Officer (S6) and a Platoon Leader in the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005.
Upon redeployment, LTC Keenan transitioned to the 101st Sustainment Brigade, where he served as a Company Executive Officer and Operations Officer for the 101st Brigade Troops Battalion (BTB).
In April of 2008, LTC Keenan assumed command of Echo Company, 101st (BTB). Following the Signal Captains Career Course, LTC Keenan assumed command of Charlie Company, 53rd Signal Battalion, 1st Space Brigade in Landstuhl, Germany in June 2011.
LTC Keenan completed the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in January 2015 and assigned to the 35th Signal Brigade at Fort Gordon, Georgia. In May, LTC Keenan deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR). In January of 2017, LTC Keenan deployed as the Executive Officer of the 67th Signal Battalion in support of Operations Inherent Resolve, Resolute Support and Spartan Shield.
In May of 2018, LTC Keenan was assigned to the Joint Staff in the Pentagon. There he served as a J6 Cyber Division Action Officer and Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director for Information Warfare.
LTC Keenan holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Business Administration from Murray State University. He is a graduate of the Signal Officer’s Basic and Career Courses, Battalion S6 Course, the Air Force Space Fundamentals Course and the Command General Staff College.
LTC Keenan’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 Stars), Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold), Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Army Basic Space Badge.
LTC Keenan is married to former Stephanie Rausch of Columbus, Ohio. They have an eleven year-old son Brayden, an eight-year-old daughter Ainsley and a three-year old daughter Hadley.