Shackleton, Ronald, COL

Infantry (Officer)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Colonel
Current/Last Service Branch
Special Forces
Current/Last Primary MOS
31542-Special Forces Officer
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1977-1982, 00GD, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
Previously Held MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
2517-Professor of Military Science
0006-Student Officer
1560-Infantry Unit Commander (Mechanized)
2162-Operations & Training Staff Officer (G3, S3)
9301-Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer (G2, S2)
2260-Personnel Staff Officer (G1, S1)
00GD-Commanding General (Deputy)
Service Years
1952 - 1982
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Special Forces


Special Forces

Ranger
Colonel


Four Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) National Defense University Joint Chiefs of Staff Office of Secretary of Defense

3rd Infantry Division 24th Infantry Division Special Forces Group


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Jungle Expert Badge


 Military Association Memberships
Special Forces Association
  1973, Special Forces Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Master Parachutist
Rifle
Bayonet
Pistol
Special Forces
Thailand - Jump Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1952, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Brigade, Infantry Officer Basic Course (Fort Benning, GA), A
 Unit Assignments
Jumpmaster Course3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment
3rd ArmyArmy Ranger SchoolInfantry Officer Advanced CourseUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
U.S. ArmyJungle Warfare School, Fort ShermanUS Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)US Army Garrison USAG West Point4th Armored DivisionNational War College
7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)XVIII Airborne CorpsOffice of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
  1952-1953, 1542, Jumpmaster Course
  1953-1953, 1542, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
  1954-1955, 1542, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1954-1955, 1542, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1955-1958, 2517, 3rd Army
  1957-1957, 0006, Army Ranger School
  1958-1959, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1959-1961, 1560, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1960-1960, 0006, Cold Weather Orientation Course
  1960-1960, 0006, Jungle Warfare School, Fort Sherman
  1961-1961, 0006, US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)
  1964-1965, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1965-1967, 2162, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1968-1969, 1542, US Army Garrison USAG West Point/HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry
  1970-1971, 9301, 4th Armored Division
  1971-1972, 0006, National War College
  1972-1973, 2162, US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)
  1973-1974, 1542, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1974-1976, 2260, XVIII Airborne Corps
  1977-1982, 00GD, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Louis UniversityOklahoma State UniversityGeorge Washington University
  1948-1950, Saint Louis University
  1950-1952, Oklahoma State University
  1971-1972, George Washington University
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