Cpt. Jennifer Zanghi recognized for service
CPT Zanghi was born in Cassadaga, New York to Thomas and Susan Zanghi.
CPT Zanghi graduated from Clarkson University in 2012 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her significant military schooling includes: Medical Service Officer Basic Course, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course (UH-6OA/L/M), Aviation Captain’s Career Course, Aviation Maintenance Officers Course, and UH-60A/L Maintenance Test Pilot Course. She deployed previously in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2014, and Operation Resolute Support (ORS) in 2017. She recently returned from the Brigade’s 2019 deployment in support of ORS with C Co. 2-501st GSAB.
CPT Zanghi was previously assigned to 1-52nd GSAB, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. While in Alaska she served as a Platoon Leader in C Co. “Arctic Dustoff” and in D Co. “White Horse” as the Company Executive Officer and Forward Deployed Detachment Commander. After the Captain’s Career Course, CPT Zanghi served in the 2-501st Battalion S3 shop before moving to C Co. “Lonestar Dustoff” to serve as the Operations Officer.
CPT Zanghi’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO lSAF Medal, and the Army Aviator Badge.