CPT Brice Kerschen enlisted in the Michigan Army National Guard in 2009. He was sent to Officer Candidate School in 2010 and received his commission May 24, 2010.
Kerschen has served at the company level for eight years. He spent his first five years at the 144 MP CO as a platoon leader and then Executive Officer. It was there where he deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan, as the Executive Officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from 2012-13. After returning home he was assigned as the Commander of the 46 Military Police Company. Soon after, he was asked to take his new company to Latvia in support of Exercise Winds of Change.
Kerschen received a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in criminal justice in 2009. In 2012, he began working for Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department as a corrections officer. In 2015, he left the Sheriff’s Department and began working for Battle Creek Police Department as a patrol officer where he currently remains.
Kerschen has been married to his wife Martina for five years. They are expecting their first child in January 2018.