Gil Coronado

Gil Coronado

Gil Coronado

Colonel Gil Coronado was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 August 1958, Class Number 1-58. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division (USAR), Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: U.S. Army Reserve, 90th Division; Training Officer, Fort Lee Air Force Station; Aide-de-Camp, Ramstein Air Base, Germany; Operations Officer, Nakhon Phanom Royal Thei Air Force Base; Chief of Administration, Inter-American Air Force Academy, Albrook Air Force Base, Panama; Squdrn Commander, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; Executive Officer and Deputy Base Commander, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/V Device and w/5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Readiness Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/1 Bronze Service Star, Vietnam Service Medal w/4 Campaign Stars, Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Recipient of the Jose Garcia Commander of the Year award.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1984

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01076