Ronald G. Summerlin

SUMMERLIN,RONALD
Ronald G. Summerlin

Ronald G. Summerlin

Colonel Ronald G. Summerlin was commissioned as a Transportation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 15-66, 26 June 1966. Colonel Summerlin’s first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, 1099th Transportation Company (Medium Boat), 11th Transportation Battalion, Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam. | His subsequent duty assignments include: S-3 Operations Officer, 92nd Transportation Battalion (Marine Terminal), Fort Eustis, Virginia; S-3 Operations Officer, 11th Transportation Battalion (Marine Terminal), Fort Eustis, Virginia; Chief, Documentation Branch, Sattahip Port, U.S. Army Support Activity, Thailand; Commander, 403rd Transportation Company (Terminal Transfer), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Staff Officer, ACofS Transportation, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; S-3 Operations Officer, 7th Transportation Group (Terminal), Fort Eustis, Virginia; S-3 Operations Officer, 24th Transportation Battalion (Terminal), Fort Eustis, Virginia; Chief, Transportation Movements Office-Nuernberg, 4th Transportation Command, Germany; Executive Officer, 3rd Movements Region, 4th Transportation Command, Frankfurt, Germany; Systems Staff Officer, D.C.SCD, Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Force Integration Staff Officer, HeadquartersDA, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, The Pentagon; Commander, 39th Transportation Battalion (Movements Control), Kaiserslautern, Germany; Chief, Logistics Operations Division, J-4, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany; Commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Forts McPherson, Gillem and Buchanan, Atlanta, GA; and Chief, GO/SES Investigations Team, HeadquartersDA Inspector General Agency, Pentagon; Senior Military Analyst, Force Development Division, Directorate of Requirements, Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, employed by L-3/ MPRI. | Colonel Summerlin's military awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (4Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (2), Vietnam Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4), Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (Bronze Star), and Army Good Conduct Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2011

  • Branch Of Service

    Transportation Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02558