Ralph L. Hagler, Jr.
Colonel Ralph L Hagler, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in April 1966. His first duty assignment 2d Training Brigade, Fort Polk, LA. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader/S3 Air, 1st Armored Cavalry Division, RVN; Commanding Officer, Company C, 3d Battalion, 2d Training Brigade, Fort Ord, CA; Commanding Officer, Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, RVN; Aide-de-Camp, USAREC, Fort Sheridan, IL; S3, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry, Fort Lewis, WA; S3, 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA; Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA; Assistant G-3, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA; Plans Officer, Hq USAREUR, 7A, Heidelberg, Germany; Executive Officer, CINCUS, AREUR, Heidelberg, Germany; Executive Officer, CofS, Headquarters USAREUR 7 A, Heidelberg, Germany; Commander, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry (M), Germany; G3, 1st Army Division, Ansbach, Germany; Commander, 2d Battalion, 75th Regimental Brigade, Fort Lewis, WA. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star w/V Device and 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/7 Numeral, Army Commendation w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, British Parachutist Badge, Republic of Vietnam Parachutist Badge. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff College.