COL Ronald Diana

COL Ronald Diana

Dates of Service: Feb 1971 - Feb 2007
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  • SPC Sep 72
  • SGT Apr 73
  • 2LT Jun 77
  • 1LT Sep 79
  • CPT May 81
  • MAJ Aug 89
  • LTC Aug 96
  • COL May 01
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Jun 1977

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Enlisted in Feb 1971 and trained as a mechanic. Commissioned Infantry in June 1977. Held normal company grade positions. I am a qualified Armor and Watercraft Transportation Officer and held S3 and XO positions. Commander Engineer Battalion and Group. Retired as Dep Chief of Staff in a RRC.

Military Experiences

Oct 2004 - Feb 2007
Deputy Chief of Staff, Engineer
• I led the Directorate that provided base operations support for 2M square feet of commercial and industrial office, maintenance aviation and marine structures. • I oversaw long and short range facility planning, construction, facility maintenance and environmental compliance for diverse government facilities in a domestic environment.
Aug 2001 - Oct 2004
Group Commander
• I led an organization that provided operations, logistics, personnel and maintenance guidance to 20 direct reports and up to 2000 employees in eight separate organizations and operations in Iraq. • I was responsible for construction operations within a 300 square mile area and worth $800M. • My team completed all assigned projects ahead of schedule which allowed the organization to complete an additional 25% of projects on the master plan.
May 2000 - Jul 2001
Assistant EPLO
Conducted liaison with the State of Washington National Guard and FEMA Region 10. Responsible for coordination of military equipment to support natural disaster and support NG operations throughout the state of WA or other locations as required by 5th Army.
Oct 1999 - May 2000
Observer - Controller/Trainer (OC/T)
Responsible to develop plans for customer units that would support their mission objectives for staff training and command post exercise. Evaluate and mentor BN Commanders and staff during the military decision making process (MDMP) and during the exercise.


(3 years, 7 months)
Jul 2013 - May 2014
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Department of the Army Civilian, GS 15
Oct 2010 - Apr 2012
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Department of the Army Civilian, GS-15
May 2003 - May 2004
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Commander, 493rd Engineer Group in support of 1st Armor Division.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

Nov 2015

FAA Commercial Pilot - Single Engine

Sep 2015

FAA Commercial Pilot - Multi-engine

Foreign Language Skills


Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1978 - 1982

Troy State University

Bachelor's Degree, Resource Management

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