SGM (R) Paul Ronan

Born April 4, 1961

Malden Massachusetts

Attended Malden High School Graduated Class of 1979

Married to Barbara Ronan Children Daughter Miranda Son Christopher

Currently working as An Army Instructor Lawrence High School JROTC Lancer Battalion

 

Military Service:

 

Enlisted into the Massachusetts Army National Guard (MAARNG) February 1981 MOS 11CInfantry Mortarman

Attended Basic training One Station Unit Training OSUT      FT Benning GA from June 1981-Sept 1981

Served as a Mortarman with Co A 1-182 Infantry until promoted to the rank of Sergeant in May 1986.

 

May 1986 enlisted into Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and served on Active Duty title 32 until retirement in February 2010.  Total Service Active Duty 25 years   MAARNG 5 years    MOS: 11Z58 and 42A50

 

Duty Assignment includes:

Infantry team leader up to Infantry Platoon Sergeant and acting First Sergeant

Administrative Specialist 75 Bravo for approximately 3 years while serving as a Sergeant E5

Unit Training NCO converted to Unit Readiness NCO at the rank of SFC/E7

Reassigned as Master Sergeant and served as an Assistant Inspector General for four years

Battalion Operations Sergeant Major 182nd Infantry Battalion

Brigade Operations Sergeant Major 26th Infantry Brigade

 

Deployments:

Task Force Operations Sergeant Major of Task Force Patriot serving in Kosovo prior to gaining independence October 2006-November 2007.

 

Awards and Decorations:  Meritorious Service Ribbon, Army Commendation Medal w2 OLC; Army Achievement Medal 2 OLC; Army Good Conduct Medal 5 knots; Army Reserve Comp Achievement Medal; National Defense Service medal w2 Stars; Kosovo Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device and 2 silver hourglass

Professional Development Ribbon w #4 Army Service Ribbon Overseas Service Ribbon NATO Medal German Army Marksmanship Badge Gold

 

Military Education: Graduate of the United States Army Battle Staff School Vilseck, Germany; United States Sergeants Major Academy Ft Bliss Texas

 

Civilian Education:  Bachelor Degree Business Administration 

                                     Nichols College Dudley MA

                                     Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

                                     TUI University Cypress CA

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