Ronald F. Fraser
Colonel Ronald F. Fraser was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon his graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 130 on 19 December 1942. His first assignment upon commissioning was as Platoon Leader, Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon, Regimental Headquarters Company, 355th Regiment, 89th Division, Camp Carson, CO. | His subsequent assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander and Civil Affairs Officer, 34th Infantry, 9 Division; Allied Military Government, Africa-Italy; Company Commander and Battalion Executive Officer, 7th Infantry, 3rd Division, Fort Devens, MA; Unit Advisor U.S. Army Reserve, Military District, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Staff Officer, NATO, Naples, Italy; Staff Officer Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Secretary, Military Armistic Division, Panmunjon, Korea; Unit Commander, Training Command, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Section Chief, SEATO/International Activities CINCPAC, HI; Chief of Staff, SEATO Bangkok, Thailand; and Section Chief, SEATO/International Activities, CINCPAC, Hawaii. | Colonel Fraser is currently a Night Supervisor at the Portland School Department, Portland, Oregon. | Colonel Fraser is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, Counter Intelligence Corps School, the British Air Defense Course, NATO and Strategic Intelligence Course and the U.S. Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Joint Service Commendation Ribbon, Army Commendation Ribbon w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/4 Battle Stars, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Germany and Japan), National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal w/4 Battle Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, AGC Identification Badge, SEATO Identification Badge, and Combat Infantryman Badge w/Star.