Ronald K. Maccammon

Ronald K. Maccammon

Ronald K. Maccammon

Colonel Ronald K. MacCammon was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-80 at Fort Benning, Georgia, 13 June 1980. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include; Executive Officer, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry. 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning; Scout Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 3/7 Infantry, 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning; Detachment Commander, Operational Detachment A-772, 3rd Battalion 7th Special Forces Group (A), Fort Davis, Republic of Panama; Detachment Commander, Operational Detachment A-774, 3rd Battalion 7th Special Forces Group (A), Fort Davis, Republic of Panama; Assistant Operations Officer. 3rd Battalion 7th Special Forces Group (A), Fort Davis, Republic of Panama; Company Commander. Company B, 3rd Battalion 1st Special Forces Group (A), Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion 1st Special Forces Group (A), Fort Lewis, Washington; Instructor, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point; Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point; Executive Officer to the Superintendent, United States Military Academy, West Point; Assistant Army Attaché, USDAO, San Salvador, El Salvador; Army Attaché, USDAO Caracas Venezuela; and Defense Attaché, USDAO Panama City, Panama. | His military awards include; Defense Superior Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Meritorious Unit Award w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon with the 3 numerical device, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Special Forces Tab. | Colonel MacCammon retired 1 January 2006 and was serving as President of Applied Information Services in Panama City, Panama. Colonel MacCammon's wife, Carmen, is also an OCS graduate from class 3-80. She continues to work at the U.S. Embassy, Panama City, Panama, in the Narcotics Affairs Section. They have three sons, Joshua a senior at Florida State University, Samuel, a member of the Class of 2009, United States Military Academy; and Zachary, a 9th grader at the International School of Panama.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Defense Attaché | USDAO Panama City, Panama

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02351