Profile of Command Sergeant Major, Cold.R

Information
Full Name:
Ron Cold
Rank:
Command Sergeant Major
Primary Position:
September 14, 1946 - September 27, 2012
Forum Account:
Cold.R
Enlisted:
Jun 21, 2010
Promotion:
Feb 13, 2011
Time in Service:
Years: [8] Months: [5]
Time in Grade:
Years: [7] Months: [10]
Personal Bio

65 yrs old as of this year 2011. Joined miliary as Seabee in US Navy in 1968. I've got socks older than most of you straight legs. Spent two tours in Viet Nam. Joined Mississippi National Guard as E4 in 1971. Retired in 1990 with 21 yrs of duty as Captain in Armour. Spent those years in an M-60 tank until promoted to Bn. Staff. Duty billets I've held are platoon leader, Company xo, Detachment Cmdr, Company Cmdr, Bn Como, Bn Recon, Bn S1, Bn S2, Bn S4 and retired on Regimental staff in S2 Dept. with the last Billet as Cmdr of Post Field Training. Too long-too tired--retired. Also retired from Bell South Telephone Co. Married-two sons that are mine and two daughters inherited from second wife.

Service Record
Date Record Citation
Sep 26, 2012 Rest In Peace Brother. Ronnie Bussey 14 Sep 1946 - 27 Sep 2012 -
Dec 03, 2011 Assigned to the Billet of Regimental Command Sergeant Major -
Nov 21, 2011 Relieved of duties in S5 Department, per request -
Jul 25, 2011 Transferred and Assigned The S1 Command Sergeant Major with duties to encompass S1 NCO Board NCOA Academy -
Jul 18, 2011 Assigned NCOIC of S5 Public Relations -
Feb 12, 2011 Promoted to Command Sergeant Major (E-9)
Feb 10, 2011 Completed 3rd Combat Mission (Operation HailMary) -
Jan 19, 2011 Graduated Basic Jump School Class 02-11
Jan 13, 2011 Completed 2nd Combat Mission (Operation Full Contact) -
Dec 25, 2010 Graduated Basic Armor Crewman Course Class 10-019
Dec 23, 2010 Completed Advanced Individual Training (Phase I) -
Dec 16, 2010 Under Regimental Commander's Recommendation, Citing 20 Years Real Life Military Experience, Promoted to Sergeant Major (E-9), Transferred and Assigned Command Sergeant Major.
Dec 16, 2010 Relieved of Duties from the Recruit Training Command Department, Per Request -
Oct 05, 2010 Transferred and Assigned Section Leader C/1/A/2-7 -
Sep 30, 2010 Assigned to S5 Public Relations Department as Additional Duty -
Sep 30, 2010 Assigned to S5 Department as Additional Duty. -
Sep 25, 2010 Assigned to S1 Milpacs Department as Additional Duty and Assigned to the Recruit Training Command Department, DI (In Training), as Additional Duty -
Sep 24, 2010 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Sep 24, 2010 Completed 1st Combat Mission (Operation Eagle\'s nest) -
Sep 06, 2010 Graduated Non-Commissioned Officers Academy Class 02*08-10
Jul 22, 2010 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
Jun 26, 2010 Graduated Boot Camp, Promoted to Private (E-2), Assigned Trooper D/1/A/2-7 -
Jun 20, 2010 Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, Assigned Boot Camp 025/06/2010 -
Awards & Recognition
Date Award   Details Citation
Sep 26, 2012 James "Krazee" Foster Lifetime Achievement Medal
Apr 08, 2012 Army Commendation Medal NCO - FEB2012
Feb 19, 2011 Army Commendation Medal
Jul 15, 2012 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Silver Knot
Mar 17, 2012 Army Good Conduct Medal 5th Bronze Knot
Nov 18, 2011 Army Good Conduct Medal 4th Bronze Knot
Jul 21, 2011 Army Good Conduct Medal 3rd Bronze Knot
Mar 23, 2011 Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Bronze Knot
Nov 23, 2010 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Bronze Knot
Jul 22, 2010 Army Good Conduct Medal
Apr 16, 2012 Armed Forces Service Medal For NCOA OCT2011 - APR2012
Oct 03, 2011 Armed Forces Service Medal For S1 Dept 26AUG2010 - 25MAR2011
Oct 03, 2011 Armed Forces Service Medal For S1 Dept. 25MAR2011 - 21SEP2011
Oct 03, 2011 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 01OCT2010 - 30MAR2011
Jun 17, 2012 Humanitarian Service Medal
Apr 05, 2012 Humanitarian Service Medal
May 27, 2011 Humanitarian Service Medal
May 27, 2011 Humanitarian Service Medal
May 29, 2012 Donation Ribbon 14th Award
Jun 19, 2011 Donation Ribbon 13th Award
Apr 29, 2011 Donation Ribbon 12th Award
Apr 02, 2011 Donation Ribbon 11th Award
Feb 28, 2011 Donation Ribbon 10th Award
Jan 22, 2011 Donation Ribbon 9th Award
Dec 19, 2010 Donation Ribbon 8th Award
Nov 22, 2010 Donation Ribbon 7th Award
Oct 28, 2010 Donation Ribbon 6th Award
Oct 24, 2010 Donation Ribbon 5th Award
Oct 12, 2010 Donation Ribbon 4th Award
Sep 12, 2010 Donation Ribbon 3rd Award
Aug 19, 2010 Donation Ribbon 2nd Award
Jun 18, 2010 Donation Ribbon 1st Award
Feb 12, 2011 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Command Sergeant Major Promotion
Dec 16, 2010 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Sergeant Major Promotion
Jun 26, 2010 Army Service Ribbon
Jun 01, 2011 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 17, 2010 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 09, 2009 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 31, 2004 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Mar 17, 2003 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Jan 21, 2011 Rifle Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Jan 21, 2011 Grenade Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Sep 24, 2010 Expert Infantry Badge
Jan 19, 2011 Army Parachutist Badge