Colonel Joshua Doscinski was commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1997 through the ROTC program at Norwich University. Following his Infantry schooling, he served in the 2-19 Infantry as an XO and in the 3rd Infantry Division, 1-30 Infantry as a platoon leader, XO, and assistant S3. In May of 2001, he left the active duty and moved to Maine with his wife, Sarah.
In 2003, he joined the Maine Army National Guard and was assigned to the 133 Engineer Battalion. He deployed to Iraq with the 133rd in 2004, where he served in the S-4 section and then as a battle captain in the S-3 section. Following the deployment, he served as the company commander of C Co, 133 Engineers and in several staff positions before being assigned as the Team Chief for an Embedded Training Team (ETT) in 2007. After completing the ETT tour to Afghanistan in 2008 as an advisor to an Afghan Infantry battalion, he returned to Maine where he served as the State Training Officer in the G3 at the Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ). In 2010 he returned to the 133rd as the Battalion S-3 Operations Officer and deployed to Afghanistan in that position in 2013. After his return from Afghanistan, he served as the Director of Military Support, as the Commander of the 133rd Engineer Battalion, and as the Deputy G3. Until recently, COL Doscinski was the Director of Operations-G3 for the Maine Army National Guard. As of July 2023, he is serving as an Army War College Fellow at Tufts University.
COL Doscinski’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Norwich University and a Masters of Business Administration from Liberty University. His military education includes: The Infantry Officer Basic Course, Bradley Leader Course, Airborne School, Ranger Schools, the Engineer Captain’s Career Course, ILE, and AOC. He lives in Maine with his wife Sarah and their sons Isaiah and Luke.