LTC Roger S. Giraud is a 1991 Distinguished Military Graduate of Texas A&M University. He earned a B.S. in Biomedical Science in 1991, had an educational delay to active duty, and earned a B.S. in Animal Science in 1993. LTC Giraud earned his Masters in Health Administration from Baylor University in 2004.
His previous duty assignments include: Medical Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 12th United States Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (1CD), FT Hood, TX; Executive Officer, C Company, 15th Forward Support Battalion (FSB), 1CD; S2/3, 15th FSB, 1CD; S4, DISCOM, 1CD; Support Operations Maintenance Officer, 201st FSB, 1st Infantry Division (1ID); Commanding Officer, C Company, 201st FSB, 1ID at Camp Monteith, Kosovo, Operation Joint Guardian and Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany; Graduate Student, U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health Care Administration, FT Sam Houston, TX; Health Care Administrative Resident, 121st General Hospital (GH), 18th Medical Command, Seoul, Korea; Chief, Clinical Support Division, 121st GH; Operations Officer and Small Group Instructor, AMEDD Captains’ Career Course, FT Sam Houston, TX; Executive Officer, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Wiesbaden Army Airfield and deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Joint Base Balad, Iraq; and Operations Staff Officer, Headquarters Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General, Pentagon.
LTC Giraud’s military education includes Airborne School, the Army Medical Department Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and Command and General Staff College.
LTC Giraud’s decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Star), Kosovo Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), the Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), the NATO Medal (Kosovo), the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Army Staff Identification Badge, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold), the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Army Superior Unit Award and the Order of Saint Michael.