Gary R. Rockwood


Gary R. Rockwood

Colonel Gary R. Rockwood was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-65, 29 November 1965. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 2/12th Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.

His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader in Dau Tieng, Vietnam; Commander and Chief of Training Division, Fort Ord, California; Commander and Personnel Management Officer, Headquarters, U.S. Army Ryukuan Islands, Okinawa; Director of Personnel Management and Advisor, Headquarters Military Assistant Command, Bien Hoa, Vietnam; Chief of Personnel Services, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Chief, Outdoor Recreation, Fort Schafer, Hawaii; Deputy Adjutant General 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Executive Officer for the Chief of Staff, United Nations Command, Seoul, Korea; Deputy DPCA, Fort Schafer, Hawaii; Executive Officer to the Commander, Fort Schafer, Hawaii; Adjutant General, Fort Schafer, Hawaii; Chief, Management Support Division, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Army Japan, Camp Zama, Japan; Director of Manpower Personnel and Support, Yotaka Air Force Base, U.S. Force, Japan.

Colonel Rockwood's awards and decoration include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal (Valor), Bronze Star Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal w 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Service Medal w/ 1 Bronze Service Star, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 4 Bronze Service Stars, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm) Combat Infantryman Badge.

At the time of his induction, Colonel Rockwood was Director of Human Resources, Mauna Kea Resort, Kamuela, Hawaii.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Director of Manpower Personnel and Support | Yotaka Air Force Base | U.S. Force, Japan
Highest Award
Defense Superior Service Medal
Graduation Year
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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