Michael J. Nevin
Colonel Michael J. Nevin was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 25-67, 21 July 1967. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, HHC, U.S. Army Engineer Officer Candidate Regiment. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aviator/Platoon Leader, 48th Assault Helicopter Company, Republic of Vietnam; Equipment Maintenance Officer, 79th Engineer Battalion, Neu Ulm, Germany; Company Commander, 79th Engineer Battalion, Neu Ulm, Germany; S4, Battalion Supply Officer, 79th Engineer Battalion, Karlsruhe, Germany; Advisor, Iowa ARNG, 224th Engineer Battalion, Fairfield, Iowa; Company Commander, 224th Engineer Battalion, Fairfield, Iowa; S1, Adjutant, 248th Aviation Battalion, Boone, Iowa; Executive Officer, 224th Aviation Battalion, Fairfield, Iowa; Commander, 224th Engineer Battalion, Fairfield, Iowa; Executive Officer, 34th Infantry Brigade, Boone, Iowa; Exercise Planner/Branch Chief, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, U.S. Army South, Republic of Panama; Senior National Guard Advisor, U.S. Army South/SOUTHCOM, Republic of Panama; Commander, Joint Task Force, California Army National Guard/Fifth U.S. Army, San Luis Obispo, California/Panama; Commander, Joint Task Force, California Army National Guard, San Diego, California. | Colonel Nevin's awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters) Air Medal w/ Numeral 26 Device, Army Commendation Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Nevin was serving as Director, Business Development, Engineering, and Professional Services, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama.