Mark A. Rado
Colonel Mark A. Rado was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-86. | His subsequent duty locations include: Assistant S4 and Tank Platoon Leader in B Co, 1st BN, 64th Armor Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Executive Officer, HHC, VII Corps, and Adjutant, VII Corps, Special Troops Battalion, Mohringen, Germany; Officer/Personnel Strength Manager, Third U.S. Army/Army Forces CENCOM and Company Commander, HHC, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Personnel Distribution Officer/Division Executive Officer (Officer Personnel Management Division), U.S. Total Army Personnel Command, and Secretary to the General Staff U.S. Army Community and Family Support Center, Alexandria, Virginia; Executive Officer, 46th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), and Executive Officer to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Battalion Commander, 46th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), Fort Knox, Kentucky; Chief, Director’s Action Group (J1), Joint Staff (Pentagon), Washington, D.C; J1, Director of Manpower/Personnel, Multi National Security Transition Command-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Chief, Officer Division Directorate of Military Personnel Management, Army G1, Washington, D.C. Brigade Commander, U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | Colonel Rado attended: Armor Basic Officer Leadership Course, Officer Candidate School, Airborne School, Junior Officer Maintenance Course, Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Officer Course, Adjutant General Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (l Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6 0LC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 0LC), Army, Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, South West Asia Service Medal (3 Bronze Service Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medals (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Basic Parachutist Badge.