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Incoming DENTAC Personnel (.ppt)
COL Troy Marburger
COL Troy Marburger attended The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1985. He completed his dental training in 1990 at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was commissioned as a Captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps upon graduation.
COL Marburger’s military and civilian education includes the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advance Courses as well as the Command and General Staff College by correspondence. He completed the Army's 1-year and 2-year General Dentistry Advanced Residency Training Programs(1991, Fort Jackson; 2002, Fort Hood respectively). He is also a Diplomat of both the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and American Board of General Dentistry.
Previous assignments include Fort Jackson SC, Baumholder, Germany, Pentagon, Fort Hood, TX, Dexheim, Germany and Wiesbaden Germany. He served as Comprehensive Dentist and OIC of the Dexheim clinic from 2004-2005 and as Clinic Commander of Wiesbaden, Germany Dental Clinic from 2006-2009. Most recently, COL Marburger served as Commander of the Alaska DENTAC from 2009-2012. His tours include two deployments. He was attached to 2/6 infantry and deployed to Bosnia for 9 months in 1996 and as Division Dental Surgeon for the 1AD deployed for 15 months to Iraq in 2003-2004.
COL Marburger’s awards include the Army Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters. He was inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3) in 2009.
1SG Ronald D. Weimer, Jr
1SG Ronald D. Weimer Jr graduated from Colville High School in June 1990 and promptly joined the United States Army Reserve the same month and attended Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. In 1991 he transitioned to Active Duty and attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas as a 68E.
First Sergeant Weimer’s assignments include Panama where he supported the Panama Dental Activity, and the 142nd Medical Battalion. Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, Colorado where he performed the duties as a Preventive Dentistry Specialist and Assistant NCOIC of the dental Clinic. Presidio of Monterey Dental Clinic Command, Monterey, California where he not only performed functions as a 68EX2 Preventive Dentistry Specialist and expanded functions, but also the Senior Dental NCO. Fort Richardson Dental Activity at Fort Richardson, Alaska where he served as the Operations NCO and the Senior Dental NCO. During this time, 1SG Weimer was deployed for 6 months in support of Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. After Alaska, 1SG Weimer was assigned to the 502nd Dental Company at Fort Hood, Texas. Immediately after arriving, he was deployed with the unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and was based out of Camp Anaconda. In 2005, 1SG Weimer was deployed a second time with the 502nd Dental Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07. 1SG Weimer then received orders to Fort Sam Houston as a 68E instructor and was later assigned as the Chief Instructor for the Department of Dental Science. From 2008-2010, 1SG Weimer was the First Sergeant for Bravo Company, 187th Medical Battalion. Currently, First Sergeant Weimer is the First Sergeant for the Fort Hood Dental Activity, the largest Dental Activity in the Army.
First Sergeant Weimer's military education includes, 68E Dental Specialist, 68EX2 Preventive Dentistry Specialist, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, Instructor Trainer Course, IET Company Commander and First Sergeant Course, and the First Sergeant Phase 1 course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), Army Achievement Medal (5th Award), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal with Gold Star, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Gold Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3rd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd Award), Expert Field Medical Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.
First Sergeant Weimer is currently working on completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Forensics through American Military University.
Mr. Timothy Schimmels
Executive Officer (XO)
Mr. Timothy Schimmels graduated from Caldwell Sr. High School in May 1984. He entered the US Army in September 1984. After completion of basic training in Fort Jackson South Carolina he completed AIT at Fort Sam Houston, Texas as a Dental Specialist. Mr. Schimmels military education includes: AMEDD 68E Basic Course, AMEDD 330-X2 course, Primary Leadership Development Course; where he earned the Douglas MacArthur Distinguished Leadership Award, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, NBC Course and the EO course. During his military career Mr. Schimmels served in numerous positions to include: dental assistant, dental therapeutic assistant, supply NCO, Unit NBC NCO, Unit EO, Assistant clinic NCOIC, Clinic NCOIC and culminating as the administrative NCO for the Great Plains Regional Dental Command.
Mr. Schimmels military assignments include: US Army Dental Activity, Fort Hood, Texas, 122nd Medical Detachment, Darmstadt Germany, 56th Medical Detachment, Camp Greaves/Camp Casey Korea and the Great Plains regional Dental Command, Fort Hood, Texas.
Mr. Schimmels military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (4 knots), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, 2nd award, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon 2nd Award. Expert Marksmanship Badge, the Drivers Badge and the German Marksmanship (Schutzenschnur) in Silver.
Mr. Schimmels started his Civilian Service career in April 1999 at the US Army Dental Activity as the Readiness Coordinator from 1999-2002. From 2002 to present he has served as the Executive Officer.
Mr. Schimmels civilian awards include: The Order of Military Medical Merit, Superior Civilian Service Medal and the Commanders Award for Civilian Service Medal. He also earned a diploma for Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Coursework completion.
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