Ross C. Goode

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Ross C. Goode

Ross C. Goode

Colonel Ross Carl Goode was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 24 August 1965. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Detachment A-2, Company A, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Bad Tolz, Germany.| His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Detachment a-12, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Bad Tolz, Germany; Executive Officer, Detachment A-433, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), My Da, Vietnam; Commander, Company A, 5th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, Company P, 75th Infantry (Ranger), Quang Tri, Vietnam; S2 Air, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Quang Tri, Vietnam; Assistant G2, 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, Headquarters Company, 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; G3 Augmentee, 77th United States Army Reserve Command, Fort Totten, New York; S3, 525th Military Intelligence Group (Airborne Corps), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 525th Military Intelligence Group (Airborne Corps), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 711th Military Intelligence Battalion, Augsburg, Germany; Division Chief, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; and Commander, 525th Military Intelligence Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | Military schools attended include:  the Air War College, the Command and General Staff College, the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, the Tactical Intelligence Officers Course, German Language School, Czechoslovakian Language School, Airborne School, and the Jumpmaster Course. | His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/ Two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal w/ two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ One Oak Leaf Cluster, the Good Conduct Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the Vietnamese Cross of gallantry w/ Silver Star, the Army Staff Identification Badge, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Special Forces Tab, and the Master Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01401