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RESUME OF SERVICE CAREER

of

RONALD R. BLANCK, Lieutenant General

YEARS OF ACTIVE COMMISSIONED SERVICE over 28 MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

Army Medical Department, Officer Basic and Advanced Course United States Anny Command and General Staff College United States Army War College

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Juniata College - BS Degree - Biology
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - DO Degree

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None recorded

MAJOR DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

FROM

TO

ASSIGNMENT

Sep 68

Oct 68

Student, Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, United States Army Medical Field Service School, Brooke Anny Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Oct 68

Oct 69

Battalion Surgeon, 5th Battalion, 22d Artillery Regiment, United States Army Vietnam

Oct 69

Jul 70

General Medical Officer, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Jul 70

Jun 73

Resident in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Jun 73

Oct 74

Assistant Chief, General Medicine Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Health Services Command, Washington, DC

Oct 74

Jul 76

Assistant Chief, Department of Medicine, Company A, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Jul 76

Mar 79

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Defense, Bethesda, Maryland

Mar 79

Jun 82

Chief, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Jun 82

Apr 85

Chief, Medical Corps Career Activities, United States Army Medical Personnel Agency, Washington, DC

May 85

Jun 86

Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Barracks, Pennsylvania

Jun 86

Jun 88

Commander, Berlin Medical Department Activities Command, Berlin, Germany

Jun 88

Sep 90

Commander, Frankfurt Army Regional Medical Center, 97th General Hospital, United States Army Europe, Frankfurt, Germany

Sep 90

Oct 92

Director, Professional Services/Chief, Medical Corps Affairs, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, Virginia

Oct 92

Oct 96

Commanding General, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC and North Atlantic Regional Medical Command

Oct 96

Jun 00

Commanding General, United States Army Medical Command/The Surgeon General, United States Army, Falls Church, Virginia

 

PROMOTIONS

DATES OF APPOINIMENT

1LT

25 Jun 68

25 Jun 68

CPT

23 Sep 68

11 Jun 70

MAJ

11 Jun 71

11 Jun 77

LTC

15 Nov 74

COL

26 Sep 78

BG

1 Nov 90

MG

1 Nov 93

LTG

1 Oct 96

 

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (with two Oak Leaf Clusters) Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster) Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal with “V” Device (with Oak Leaf Cluster) Army Achievement Medal

SOURCE OF COMMISSION USAR

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS Joint duty tour requirement waived due to general officer promotion selection as a Professional branch officer.