Major Larry B. Rogers
MAJ Larry B. Rogers entered the Army in 1971 and served five years on active duty as an enlisted soldier and NCO with a tour in Eighth U.S. Army in the Republic of Korea. He was commissioned a U.S. Army Artillery Officer upon graduation from the Officers Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia in 1976.
His subsequent duty assignments include: Fire Direction Officer, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Executive Officer, Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Commander, Service Battery, 2nd Battalion, 37th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Executive Officer, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 81st Field Artillery (Pershing), Wiley Barracks, Germany; Battalion/Battery Instructor, Communications and Electronics Command TACFIRE New Equipment Training Team, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fire Support Officer Combat Support Coordination Team, G3, Eighth U.S. Army, Camp Long, Korea; Training Officer, Training Division, G3, Eighth U.S. Army, Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
Major Rogers's military education includes: Field Artillery Officers Basic and Advanced Courses; Pershing Officers Course; Nuclear/Chemical Targeting Analysis Course; TACFIRE Fire Support Course; and the Combined Arms and Services Staff School.
His military awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (3), Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (3).
In May 1992, Major Rogers retired from Active Duty and became a Department of the Army Civilian employee in the position of Range Manager (GS12/13), Training Division, G3, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Yongsan Garrison, Korea.
His subsequent duty assignments were: Deputy Chief of Training (GS-14/15), Training Division, G3, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Yongsan Garrison, Korea; Director (GS-15), International Army Programs Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Supervisory Deputy Chief of Training (GS-15), Training and Exercise Division, G3, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Yongsan, Korea. His last assignment was as the Deputy Director (GS-15), Army Capabilities Coordination Element, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia. He retired from civil service in January 2014.
His Civilian Education includes: Associates of Arts, Physical Science, New York University, New York; Bachelor of Science in Administrative Education, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma; Master of Arts in Communication, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; Master of Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.
ice awards include: Meritorious Civilian Service Award (5), Superior Civilian Service Award (3), Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, and the U.S. Army War College Foundation Award for Outstanding Strategy Research Paper.