is from Burtonsville, Maryland and entered military service
on October 22, 2004 into the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as a Track
Vehicle Repairer, later re-classing to Small Arms Repairer. She completed Basic
Combat Training at Fort Jackson in April 2005, and Advanced Individual Training
at Edgewood Arsenal in June 2005. She commissioned through ROTC in 2010 from
the University of Shippensburg in Pennsylvania, graduating Suma Cum Laude with
a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Coaching.
While in the PAANG, CPT Gscheidle served as a Track Vehicle
Repairer and Small Arms Repairer in the 3622d Maintenance Company and worked
with the Recruit Sustainment Program, Marksmanship Training Unit, and Pre-mobilization Training Assistance Element.
Her active duty assignment history includes: Platoon Leader, 512th
MP Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Platoon Leader, 463d MP Company (FWD);
Executive Officer, 512th MP Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri;
Assistant S-3, 92d MP Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Assistant S-3,
1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. She deployed
in 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq), serving as an M2 gunner,
and again in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan),
serving as the Deputy Provost Marshal, Bagram Airfield.
CPT Gscheidle has attended the Track Vehicle Repairer
Course, Small Arms/Artillery Repairer Course, Warrior Leader Course, Small Arms
Master Gunner Course, Air Assault School, Military Police Officer Basic Course,
Special Reaction Team Course, Antiterrorism Officer Basic Course, Conventional
Physical Security Course, the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, and Airborne
School. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Forensic Psychology from
the University of North Dakota.
CPT Gscheidle’s military awards and decorations include: Purple
Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal (3), Meritorious
Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement
Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq
Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve
Medal (M device), NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas
Service Ribbon (2), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal,
Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Armed Forces
Proficiency Badge (Gold).