Thomas A. Staadt

Colonel Thomas A. Staadt
Thomas A. Staadt

Thomas A. Staadt

Colonel Thomas A. Staadt was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 67-67 at Fort Benning, Georgia on 22 November, 1967. His first duty assignment was as an Executive Officer of the 49th Ordinance Company, Fort Riley, Kansas.

His notable duty assignments were: Flight Platoon Leader and Administrative Officer, 135th Assault Helicopter Company, Camp Bearcat, Republic of South Vietnam; Aero Rifle Platoon Leader, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander, Processing Detachment, United States Army Support Command, Thailand; Assistant G-5, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Commander, 190th Aviation Company, Olathe, Kansas; Chief, Aviation Division, 89th United States Army Reserve Command, Wichita, Kansas; Chief Umpire Controller, Aviation Team, 85th Division Mobilized Training Center, Fort Sheridan Illinois; Executive Officer, 305th Psychological Operations Battalion, Arlington Heights, Illinois; Chief Umpire Controller Aviation Team and Team Chief, Military Police Team, 85th Division Mobilized Training Center, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Aviation Exercise Team Leader, 85th Division Mobilized Training Center, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Aviation Staff Officer, 86th Army Reserve Command, Arlington Heights, Illinois; Battalion Commander, 3/501st Aviation Regiment, Glenview Naval Air Station, Glenview, Illinois; and Principle Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency Regions 1, First United States Army, Boston, Massachusetts.

His military education includes: Rotary Wing Aviator School, Infantry Officer Advance Course, and Command and General Staff College.

His highest military awards include: The Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Air Medal (7th Award), Vietnam Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Military Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Officer Candidate School

  • Graduation Year

    1967

  • Key Assignment

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Regions 1, First United States Army, Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Air Medal (7th Award)

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry