Thomas M. Schroeder, Commanding Officer,
"Delta" Company, Executive Officer, "Charlie" Company. Tom, as
Executive Officer of Charlie Company, was part of the "Advance Party" that
flew to Vietnam ahead of the rest of the Battalion in September of 1967. He was a
graduate of West Point, Class of 1966, and served in the US Army from 1966 to 1989.
He was Airborne and Ranger qualified. Tom returned for a second tour where he went through
the Vietnamese Ranger School and served with the Vietnamese Rangers.