CPT Richard Trione

CPT Richard Trione

Dates of Service: Feb 1975 - Mar 1995
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  • AB Jul 75
  • Amn Sep 76
  • A1C Nov 77
  • SrA Feb 79
  • 2LT May 81
  • 1LT Sep 85
  • CPT Feb 89
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1981

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Richard "Ricky" Trione served almost 5 years in the U.S. Air Force as an Enlisted Airman to rank of Sergeant. He later studied Army ROTC at the University of South Alabama and was commissioned May 1981. He served in the Army Transportation Corps for 15 years. His career ended when he was blinded. Ricky is now a blind artist inspiring children of all ages: Learn more https://rickytrioneart.com/

Military Experiences

Jun 1991 - Mar 1995
450th TRANS BN
Personnel Officer (S1)
Responsible for all Battalion Personnel's military pay, readiness for mobilization, readiness of accurate personnel records. Responsible for preparation recognizing personnel for their dedicated and heroic service to our country with Awards, Medals Certificates, etc.
Sep 1988 - Jun 1992
Battalion Operations Officer (S3)
Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing the safe and efficient movement of U.S. Army assets and troops. Responsible for the logistical planning and coordinating of multi-millions of dollars in U.S. Government Assets around the world for various military operations. Our Mobilization Mission during Desert Shield and Desert Storm was mobilizing National Guard and Arm Reserve Units out of Fort Dix, NJ and Bayonne, NJ. https://www.rallypoint.com/positions/motor-transport-operations-chief
Jan 1982 - Aug 1988
Mobilization Officer
Responsible for personnel readiness for mobilizations. Insure the physical fitness and readiness of personnel. Responsible for preparing Wills for each military member and their family. Insured the Weight Control Program was adhered to by all members. Preparing Military Personnel and Units for Mobilization was a very high priority and is still a very high priority. https://www.rallypoint.com/positions/mobilization-officer
Sep 1975 - Jan 1980
NCOIC Job Order Cost Accounting
NCO In charge of Job Order Cost Accounting Department with 11 Airmen. Responsible for supervision and discipline of Airmen serving in the Accounting department.


(3 months)
Feb 1993 - Apr 1993
Transportation and Logistics Officer responsible for coordinating several modes of transportation around the European areas of Turkey during a multi-force training and operations exercise. Coordinated numerous sling load operations with Blackhawks across the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. https://www.rallypoint.com/deployments/turkey
Started in Jun 1990
Three month deployment for Logistics Operation of movement of supplies by Ship, Air and Trucks in the Turkish Trace. Conducted countless Transportation Operations back and forth across the Sea of Marmara.
Started in May 1989
Logistics training exercise with multiple military forces, US and Turkish.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

Apr 1989 - Nov 1992

Security Clearance