Charles M. Litzelman
Colonel Charles M. Litzelman was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-80, 29 February 1980. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 16th Alpha Company, 16th Engineer Battalion (Combat), 1st Armored Division, Furth, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S-1, 16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Furth, Germany; Battalion S-4, 44th Engineer Battalion, Eighth Army, Korea; Engineer Company Commander (HHC), 44th Engineer Battalion, Eighth Army, Korea; Instructor/Team Leader, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Recruiting Company Commander, Military Ocean Terminal, Bayonne, New Jersey; Engineer Staff Officer, Military Ocean Terminal, Bayonne, New Jersey; Engineer Staff Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pentagon, District of Columbia; Engineer Staff Officer, U.S. Army Engineers (FWD), Bosnia; Civil Affairs Staff Officer, Special Operations Command, Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Virginia; Assistant S-3 Officer, Combined Joint Civil Military Task Force, Bosnia; Operations Officer, J5, Civil Military Operations, USCENTCOM, Tampa, Florida; Director Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Center, J5, USCENTCOM, Amman, Jordan; Integration Cell Chief, Civil Military Task Force Multi-National Forces, Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; G-9 (Civil Affairs), I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington. | Colonel Litzelman's military and decorations awards include: Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Mobilization) (with “2” Device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (with “2” Device), Army Reserve Components Overseas Training, the NATO Ribbon.