Thomas G. Rosell
Colonel Thomas G. Rosell was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 November 1944, class number 359. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company I, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division, Italy. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Co Cmdr, Army of Occupation, Triesta area, Co I, 351st Inf Regiment, 88th Inf Div, Italy; XO, AFF Bd 3 Det, Fort Benning, Georgia; Prcht Bn S-4, Asst Regimentl S-3, Co Regiment1, H-H Co, Fort Benning, and Fort Bragg; CO, Regimentl Headquarters & Headquarters Co, 325th Abn Inf Regiment, 82d Abn Div And Headquarters, Safety Advisory Grp, Japan; Aide-de-Camp to MG Watson, CG of SAGJ, Headquarters, Safety Advisory Group, Japan and 187th Abn RCT; Abn Rifle Co Cmdr, Asst S-1, 187th Abn RCT, Japan; Bn S4, Asst RCT S-3, 187th Abn RCT; CO, 101st Abn Div Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Co 101st Airborne Division Reconnaissance Troop,, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Retl Advisor, 10th Inf Regiment, 4th ARepublic of Vietnam Inf Div, Vietnam; Combat Operations Division, Combat Developments Office, Fort Bliss, Texas; IG2 and G3 Combined Arms Br, Cmd & Stf Div, USA Air Def School; Infantry, Intelligence and Operations Advisor to Turkish First Army, Joint U.S. Military Mission for Assistance to Turkey; Co, 1st Bn 22d Inf; G-3 Sec Headquarters USARV, Vietnam; G3 Plans Officer, Headquarters MACV; Chief, Troop Programs Div, Chief, Force Structure Branch, USCONARC. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/ V device, Bronze Star w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with gold star, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Combat Infantryman Badge w/ Star and Master Parachutist Badge, Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge (DA award), Good Conduct, American Campaign, European Campaign w/2 Bronze Stars, WW II Victory, Army of Occupation, National Defense Service, Armed Forces Expeditionary, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign w/4 Bronze Stars, Meritorious Unit Commendation.