Thomas A. Horlander

Thomas A. Horlander

Thomas A. Horlander

Colonel Thomas A. Horlander was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-83, 5 August 1983. His first duty assignment was as a Battery Executive Officer, C Battery, 3rd Cannon Training Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.| His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Operations Officer, 559th U.S. Army Field Artillery Group, Vicenza, Italy; Logistics Officer, 559th U.S. Army Field Artillery Group, Vicenza, Italy; Commander, 12th U.S. Army Field Artillery Detachment, Oderzo, Italy; NATO Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, Allied Land Forces of Southern Europe, Verona, Italy; U.S. Army Budget Course Director & Resource Management Instructor/Developer, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Operations Officer, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Commander and Executive Officer, 1/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Director of Resource Management (Comptroller), Inter-American Defense Board, Washington, D.C.; serving the Inter-American Defense Board in four positions concurrently: Director of Resource Management (Comptroller); Director for Information Management; Director of Administration, Personnel and Logistics; and Civilian Personnel Officer; Installation Business Officer, U.S. Army Aviation Center and United States Army Garrison, Fort Rucker, Alabama; G8 (Comptroller), V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany; G8, Multi-National Corps-Iraq in Camp Victory Baghdad, Iraq. | Colonel Horlander's military awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon w/ 4 Service Stars, Senior Parachutist Badge and Italian Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank


  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted


  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

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