Army Chaplain Maj. Kenneth M. Bolin has returned to the United States after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. Active duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States. U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific, and Europe.
Bolin is a brigade chaplain assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for 14 years.
Bolin is a 1992 graduate of Manlius High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1996 from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., and a master’s degree in 2006 from the Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas.