Colonel Tom J. Rounsaville was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 30 June 1942, class number 26. His first duty assignment was as Company Commander, 515th P.I.R. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Co XO/Alamo Scout, 187th P.I.R., 11th ABN Div; Alamo Scout Team Leader, Alamo Scout Headquarters, 6th Army; Co Cmdr, G/325 P.I.R. - Team Leader, 82d Abn Div - US Mil Govt Berlin, Russian Zone; Aide to CG, Atlantic Sector Headquarters; Co Cmdr, Bn S-3, Co C, 8th Cav, 1st Bn 8th Cav; G3, Asst G3, 1st Cav Div; Instructor, ROTC, Okla State College; G3 Tng, VII Corps; Bn Cmdr, 2d Bn, 6th Inf; Instructor, CGSG; G3 Operations, Headquarters, Eighth U.S. Army; JTF Seven, U.S. Strike Command; Bde Comdr, 3d Bde, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Chief of Staff, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Director, CGSC, Dept of Command. | Colonel Rounsaville's awards and decorations include: CIB w/Star, Master Parachutist, Purple Heart, Joint Service Commendation Medal; Bronze Star/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit/Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star/Oak Leaf Cluster.