Norman L. Rue
Colonel Norman L. Rue was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1953. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, 188th Air, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Weapons Platoon Leader, 196th RCT and 53d Infantry, 71 Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, AK; Commander, 5th Signal Company, Fort Ord, CA; Assistant Plans and Operations Officer, COMZ AD SEC; Post Signal Officer, Headquarters Det USA Ord Dep (USAREUR); Commander, CMBT Surv Company, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Aide de Camp, Headquarters USA EPG, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Commander, ADP Company, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Commander, Company E System Development, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Signal Advisor, Military Advisory Assistant Group, Vietnam; Instructor, University of Arizona; Battalion Commander, Signal Construction Battalion, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff Military Operations, Pentagon; U.S. Army Element, Office Joint Chief of Staff, Member Forces Branch J3; Professor of Military Science, Iowa State University of S&T. | His awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit w1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster. | Military schools attended include: Naval War College, Command and General Staff College, Foreign Area Specialist Training Program, Signal Officers Advance Course, Communications Center Operations Officers Course.