Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Mraz, U.S. Army Reserve (Retired)
Lt. Col. Mraz and his wife, Elizabeth, have resided in Trumbull for 34 years. As a citizen soldier, Col. Mraz pursued two careers simultaneously; the Dept. of Defense and the Active U.S. Army Reserve. LTC Mraz pursued a career as a Manager for DoD specializing in Weapon Systems Procurement and Management. He had supervisory contracts management responsibilities for Defense Contractors in our geographic area to include Norden Systems, Dynell Electronics, and Sikorsky Aircraft.
Along with these duties and responsibilities, he also pursued a military career as an Active Ready Reserve Army Officer. Highlights of his military career include the following: 11th Light Infantry Brigade Reconnaissance Platoon Leader in Vietnam, Military Assistance Command Economic and Rural Development Cadre Advisor in Vietnam. Upon return to the U.S., LTC Mraz remained in the Active Reserve. Highlight assignments include General Supply Company Commander, Logistics and Quartermaster leadership positions, Battalion Commander of the 395th Supply and Service Battalion. LTC Mraz’s military awards include: Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards,) Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, a Unit Citation in support of Operation Desert Storm, and various other service and overseas ribbons.