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 Robert N. Gable

In 2001, Lieutenant Colonel Gable retired from the U.S. Army where he served as a Special Operations officer. Rob and his wife Katherine now live on a ranch in North Carolina. He is active at church and with the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Rob also enjoys reading and playing the guitar and fiddle. He and Katherine also operate Thundering Paws Pet Adoption Center, a nonprofit corporation they established. Below are shown Rob's educational degrees, military awards he received and the duty assignments he had during his military career.

 

Education
 

·   M.B.A. Business Administration, Drury College, Springfield, MO (1981)

·   B.A. Business Administration, Columbia College, Columbia, MO (1979)

·   A.A. General Studies, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA (1973)

·  .High School Diploma, Beaverton High School, Beaverton, OR (1972)

 
Decorations, Service Medals, and Badges:
·   Legion of Merit (1996)

·   Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters  (1991, 1995, 2000)

·   Army Commendation Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters (1977, 1980, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1995)

·   Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters (1984, 1992, 1992)

·   Good Conduct Medal (1978)

·   Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (1987) 

·   National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Svc Star (1972, 1991)

·   Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (1990) 

·   Humanitarian Service Medal (1994)

·   Armed Forces Reserve Medal (1988)  

·   NCO Professional Development Ribbon (1977) 

·   Army Service Ribbon (1975) 

·   Overseas Service Ribbon (1975) 

·   Army Reserve Component Overseas Tour Ribbon with Numeral Four (1987, 1987, 1988, 1989)

·   Parachute Badge (1978)

 

Chronological Record of Duty Assignments:  
 

Active Duty  

 

·         BCT, AIT, Fort Ord, CA (Jun 72 - Sep 72)

·         Company Clerk, 301st Transportation Co, Fort Ord, CA (Sep 72 - Jun 74)

·         Company Clerk, 518th Engineer Co, Fort Kobbe, Panama Canal Zone (Jun 74 - Jun 75)

·         NCOIC Enlisted Promotions, HHC, USAG, Fort Lewis, WA (Jun 75 - Dec 77)

·         OCS, Airborne School, AGOAC, Ft Benning/Ft Benjamin Harrison (Jan 78 - Jul 78)

·         Records Officer, Reception Station, Ft Leonardwood, MO (Jul 78 - Jul 79)

·         Adjutant, 5th Engineer Battalion, Ft Leonardwood, MO (Jul 79 - Jul 80)

·         Administrative Officer, Albuquerque District Recruiting Command (Jul 80 - Jul 82)

·         Company Commander, Amarillo Recruiting Area (Jul 82 – Sep 83)

 

USAR - Not on Active Duty  

 

·         Chief, Recreation Services Div, 104th Tng Div, Vancouver, WA (Sep 83 - May 84)

·         Asst Branch Chief, MILPO, 104th Tng Div (May84 - Dec 85)

·         Commander, Company A (OSUT), 3rd Bn, 415th Regt, 104th Tng Div (Jan 86 – Jul 86)

·         Finance Officer, 486th Civil Affairs Company, Broken Arrow, OK (Aug 86 - Dec 89)  

 

Active Duty – Operation Just Cause

  

·         Civil Affairs Liaison Officer, Civil Military Operations Task Force, Panama Canal Zone (Dec 89 - Feb 90) 

 

USAR - Not on Active Duty  

 

·         Finance Officer, 486th Civil Affairs Company, Broken Arrow, OK (Feb 90 - Oct 90) 

 

Active Duty – Temporary Tour of Active Duty (TTAD) 

 

·         Civil Affairs Training Development Officer, USAJFKSWCS, Ft Bragg, NC (Oct 90 - Sep 91) 

 

USAR - AGR   

                                                                                                

·         Executive Officer, 10th PSYOP Battalion, St Louis, MO (Sep 91 - Feb 93)

·         Personnel Management Officer, ARPERCEN, St Louis, MO (Mar 93 Aug 95)

·         Psychological Operations Staff Officer, HQDA, Washington, DC (Sep 95 - Jul 96)

·         Tng Requirements Branch Chief, ARPERCEN, St Louis, MO (Jul 96 - May 97)

·         Operations Officer, ARPERSCOM, St Louis, MO (Jun 97 - Dec 00)