Military Branch: Field Artillery (Inspector General) (General Staff)
Military Rank: Colonel (ret)
Date of Rank: August 1982
Last Military Assignment: General Staff, HQ NJ National Guard, DOD, Trenton, N.J.
Total Military Service: 36 Years, 7 Months.
New Jersey National Guard Service: 31 Years, 5 Months.
Marital: Spouse: Viola J. Carlone, 3 children, 2 grandchildren
Date & place of Birth: 6 January, 1932, North Providence RI
Source of Commission: US Army Artillery and Guided Missile Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, September 1956.
Civilian Education: High School GED US Army, Political Science, Bloomfield College. (No Degree)
Civilian Employment Experience: PRUDENTIAL, 1961-1987Agent & Sales Manager, Retired June 1987- actively licensed.
Military Assignments (Enlisted and Commissioned):
Sept – Dec 1947: Private, Enlisted HQ & HQ Troop, 102nd Cavalry, NJNG, Newark NJ (Separated after 3 months due to age).
1951 – 1953 Radarman/Sonarman 3rd CL, US Navy (Naval Reserve), USS Heyliger DE 510.
1953 – 1955: Corporal / Sgt US Army Europe, Radar/Survey Chief, (Army Occupation Germany) (529th Field Artillery Observation Bn)
1956: US Army Field Artillery & Guided Missile Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill OK
1956 – 1959: Lieutenant, Exec Officer, Battery A, 199th Arm’d Field Artillery Bn.
1959 – 1964: Captain, Commander, Battery B, 2nd Bn, 112th Artillery. NJARNG
1964 – 1967: Captain, Personnel Officer (S-1), Intelligence Officer (S-2), and Ass’t Operations Officer (S-3), 2-112th Artillery
1967 – 1969: Major, Ass’t Personnel Officer (G-1), Assistant Inspector General, HQ, 50th Armored Division, NJARNG.
1970 – 1981: Lt Colonel, Inspector General, HQ 50th AD & Hq NJARNG, Trenton NJ
1982 – 1983: Colonel, Inspector General, HQ New Jersey National Guard, Trenton N.J.
1984 – 1987: Colonel, Logistics Officer, and Special Assistant to the Adjutant General, HQ NJARNG, (DOD) Trenton, N.J. ).
August 1987: Transferred to Retired Reserve, Army of The United States, (Colonel, AUS Ret)Military Education:
OCS Fort Sill, Okla., 1956.Field Artillery Basic-1958, Career Course-1960, Advanced Course, 1962 (All Fort Sill)
Inspector General Orientation, Dept Of Army, Pentagon, 1969.
US Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KA, 1970.
Senior Officer Management Course, N.J. Military Academy, Sea Girt, N.J. 1975.
Defense Strategy Seminar, National Defense University, Ft McNair, Wash. D.C. 1977.
Industrial College of The Armed Forces, National Defense Univ, Wash. D.C., 1978.
Automated Information Systems Course for Intermediate & Upper Level Executives, National Defense University (NDU), Navy Yard, Wash D.C. 1985
Military Awards and Decorations:
Meritorious Service Medal (2).Army Commendation. (2)Army Good Conduct Medal.Army of Occupation (Germany).National Defense Service Medal.Armed Forces Reserve Medal.US Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal.Army Service Ribbon.Overseas Service Ribbon.N.J. Distinguished Service Medal.N.J. Medal of Honor.New Jersey Medal of Merit.New Jersey State Service Medal (1967).Civilian & Military Honors
1978: “Man of the Year” Bloomfield UNICO.1981: Commendation, US Senate (Harrison Williams) & Jefferson County, NY,for establishing non Alcohol recreational facility at Fort Drum NY (“Day by Day Place”).1983: Chief Reviewing Officer, Memorial Day Parade, Bloomfield NJ.1985: “Man of the Year” Columbus Day Committee, Italian Tribune News.1985: “Legion of Honor”, Chapel of Four Chaplains, Phila. PA1990: Chief Reviewing Officer, Memorial Day Parade, Bloomfield, NJ1992: Columbus Medallion, Italian Tribune News, Newark NJ 1992: Military Order Of Foreign Wars of the United States1997: Honorable Order of Saint Barbara, Trenton New Jersey2000: U.S. Army Field Artillery OCS Hall of Fame, Fort Sill OK2001: Principal Speaker, 10th Annual Reunion 529th FA Observation Bn, Fort Sill.2003: “Ordinance Order of Samuel Sharpe” Fort Monmouth NJ