John R. Oreskovich

John R. Oreskovich

John R. Oreskovich

Colonel John Robert Oreskovich was commissioned an Air Defense Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-72, 12 July 1972. His first duty assignment was as Assistant Team Commander, Team C, 66th Air Defense Detachment, 5th Artillery Group, Datteln, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Team A, 507th Air Defense Detachment, 5th Artillery Group, Grefrath, Germany; Special Projects Officer, U.S. Army Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas; Subcommittee Chief, Training Officer/ Assistant G-3 and G-3, 104th Division (Training), Vancouver Barracks, Washington; Commander, Bravo Company, 1/413 Battalion, 1st Regiment, 104th Division (Training), Portland, Oregon; Assistant G-3, 6229th U.S. Army Reserve School, Vancouver Barracks, Washington; Tactical Intelligence Officer and Commander, 20th Psychological Operations Company (Direct Support), Portland, Oregon; Economics Officer, 364th Civil Affairs Brigade, Portland, Oregon; Chief of Staff, Ministry Advisory Team II, Operation Uphold Democracy, Port Au Prince, Haiti; Team Chief, Military to Military Contact Team, J5, European Command, Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Assistant Government Team Chief, Operation Joint Endeavor, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, 364th Civil Affairs Brigade, Portland, Oregon.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

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  • Branch Of Service

    Air Defense Artillery

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