Lieutenant Colonel Peter Godfrin joined the Paul Revere Battalion in July of 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Norwich University, a Master’s of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master’s of Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. His military education includes the Aviation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms Services and Staff School, Command and General Staff Officer Course, and School of Advanced Military Studies.
LTC Godfrin received his commission in the Aviation Branch in May 1997. He began his service in the Republic of Korea with the 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Infantry Division as a Platoon Leader and Aviation Liaison Officer. He changed station to Fort Carson, CO where he served as a Shops and Maintenance Platoon Leader in the Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Company in the 3rdArmored Cavalry Regiment. In May 2003, he was reassigned to Fort Drum, NY where he deployed to Iraq as the Commander of C Company, 10th Aviation (AVIM). While still assigned to Fort Drum, he was transferred to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation (Assault) where he served as the Commander of D Company and later as the Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Operations Officer during deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. In June of 2011, he deployed to Afghanistan as a Future Operations Planner at the Headquarters of the International Security Assistance Force. Upon redeployment, he was assigned to his most recent assignment as an Instructor in the Department of Tactics at the Command and General Staff College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with four service stars, the Iraq Campaign Medal with two service stars, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon 5th award, the NATO Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Senior Army Aviator Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Pathfinder Badge.