COL Theodore J. Janosko, ’75

Colonel Theodore J. Janosko graduated from The Ohio State University in 1975 as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He later earned a Master’s degree in Operations – Research and Systems Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

In July, 2004 , Colonel Janosko assumed duties as the Acting Commander of Ill Corps, Artillery. His previous commands include Commander of C Battery, 1st Battalion, 11th Field Artillery, 9th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander of HHB, 2nd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery, Second (Iron) Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, Hanau, Germany; Commander of the 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 30th Field Artillery RegimenUChief of Staff, Training Command, U.S. Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma ; and Commander , V Corps Artillery , Heidelberg, Germany.

His staff assignments include FSCOORD for A Company, 2nd Battalion (Ranger), 75th Infantry; FSO of Second (Iron) Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, Hanau, Germany ; XO for the 2nd Battalion, 41st Field Artillery in Wurzburg, Germany and Southwest Asia, and the Battalion Commander during the battalion’s inactivation; and Senior Fire Support Observer/Controller in the Joint Readiness Training Command.

His military education includes Field Artillery and Engineer Officer Basic Courses, the Field Artillery and Armor Officer Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.

Colonel Janosko’s awards and decoration include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Valorous Unit Award, the Superior Unit Award, the Canadian Parachutist Badge, the Ranger Tab, and the Master Parachutist Badge.
Colonel Janosko is accompanied by his wife, Marilyn, of Shreveport, Louisiana. They have one daughter, Margo, who is working in Dallas, Texas.

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