Ralph T. Tomberg

TOMBERG,RALPH
Ralph T. Tomberg

Ralph T. Tomberg

Colonel Ralph T. Tomberg was commissioned an Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company L, 14th Infantry Regiment. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company M, 14th Infantry Regiment; Assistant Battalion S-3 and Battalion S-3, HHC, 3d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Hawaii; Weapons Platoon Leader, Company B, 2d Battle Group, 19th Infantry, Hawaii; Forward Observer, Battery C, 2d Field Artillery Battalion, 21st Artillery, Hawaii; Reconnaissance and Survey Officer, battery A, 2d Howitzer Battalion, 31st Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Battery Commander, Assistant Communications Officer, Battalion Communications Officer, HHB, 2d Howitzer Battalion, 31st Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Training Aids Advisor, military Assistance Group, Vietnam; Assistant S-3, HHC, 194th Armored Brigade, Fort Ord, California; Battery Commander, Battery E, 78th Artillery; Battalion S-3/Battalion XO, HQ and Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 78th Artillery, Fort Ord, California; Personnel Management Officer, Artillery Branch, Office of Personnel Management, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, HQ and Service Battery, 4th Battalion, 42d Artillery, Pleiku, Vietnam; Division Artillery S-3, HHB, 4th Infantry Division Artillery, An Ke, Vietnam; Chief Staff Management Branch, Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Division G-1, HHC, 1st Armored Division, Ansbach, Germany; Director, Personnel and Community Activities, HQ, US Military Community, Ansbach, Germany; Team Chief, Inspections Division, Director of Military Personnel, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: Air Medal w/V Device, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, National distinguished Service Medal, Vietnam Medal w/4 Campaign Stars, Armed Force Expeditionary Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Joint Chief of Staff Identification Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Sill, Oklahoma

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_01026