Captain Jenna B. Witten was born and raised in Sunman, Indiana. She received a regular Army commission as an Ordnance Officer through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
Her military and civilian education includes: A Bachelor’s of Science in Archaeology from Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences; the Ordnance Officer Basic Course; Contracting Officer Representative Course; Field Ordering Officer Course; Arabic Cultural Awareness Training, and the Combined Logistics Captain Career Course.
Captain Witten’s Military assignments include: Ordnance Platoon Leader and Maintenance Control Officer, 1st Maintenance Company, 541st Sustainment Support Battalion at Fort Riley, Kansas; Battalion S-4 for 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Battalion S-4 for 373d Combat Sustainment Support Battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-10; Deputy Brigade S-4 for 172D Infantry Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 11-12; and most recently Commander of Bravo Company, 172D Support Battalion, 172D Infantry Brigade (OEF and Schweinfurt, Germany).
Captain Witten’s military awards and decorations include: The Meritorious Service Medal, The Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, the Army Achievement Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, three Overseas Service Ribbons and the Army Service Ribbon. Captain Witten has received the title of Demonstrated Senior Logisitician from the International Society of Logistics for her demonstrated knowledge and competence in the field of logistics. She is also a recipient of the Order of Samuel Sharpe Award.
Captain Jenna Witten is married to Captain Joshua Witten of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.