Officers
President: Michael A. Jones, MAJ (USA, Retired)
Bio: MAJOR (Retired) Michael A. Jones started his military career in February 1980 and enlisted as a 31V Tactical Communications Mechanic with Co B, 1st Battalion 109th Infantry located in Carbondale, PA. He attended Basic Training and Advance Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in June of 1980 and graduated from the Tactical Radio and Vehicular Communications Mechanic Course in November 1980. Mr. Jones military education includes 31V10 Tactical Communications School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Infantry Officer Basic Course and Infantry Officer Advanced Course at Fort Benning Georgia, Communications Security Managers Course, CAS3 (Combined Arms Staff Services School) of Fort Leavenworth Kansas and The Weapons of Mass Destruction Workshop held at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, and has also attended many other professional development courses throughout his military career. In 2003 Mr. Jones was mobilized on Active Duty with the 55th Brigade serving with Task Force Keystone as the Chief of the Joint Visitors Bureau and the Public Affairs Officer for the Task Force while Mobilized for Operation Enduring Freedom in Europe. During this time he had the responsibility of escorting many distinguish visitors in and out of Eagle Base located at Tuzla in Bosnia as part of Stabilization Force 12 (SFOR12). Mr. Jones Federal Military Awards and Decorations include the: Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters Reserve Components Achievement Medal, with Oak Leaf Clusters National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star Device Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Silver Hour Glass and "M" Devise Army Service Ribbon, Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon with 2 device Pennsylvania Awards and Decorations include the Pennsylvania 20 Year Service Medal Ribbon and the T. J. White and Stewart Medals. Mr. Jones is a recipient of the Presidents National Service Volunteer Award for his effects in supporting ESGR.
Vice President: Ronald Barkofsky, MAJ (USA, Retired)
Bio: Not available at this time...
Treasurer: Anthony Mozeleski, MSG USA, Retired) - temporary
Bio: Tony has been married to his wife Judith since 24 Jan 1970. They have three children and six grandchildren. Tony resides in Carbondale PA. Tony graduated from Old Forge H.S. in 1968, Lackawanna Junior College in 1975, and Marywood College (B.S.) in 1982. Tony enlisted in the Army April 1969. He completed Basic Training at Ft. Dix, N.J., MP Training at Ft. Gordon, GA, and MP Sentry Dog Training at Lackland AFB, TX. His overseas service includes Vietnam service in 1970 attaining the rank of Sergeant. Tony enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 1973 with Co B 1/109th IN, Carbondale, PA as an 11C with the Mortar Platoon. He retired from the military in 2002 as acting 1SG of Co B 2/103rd AR, Williamsport, PA. Tony retired from General Dynamics, Eynon, PA with 30 years of service. Tony is a life member of VFW Shopa-Davey Peckville, and the DAV. Tony has been a member of the American Legion in Carbondale for 44 years, and the 109th Infantry Regiment Association since 2012.
Secretary: Robert Molinaro, MSG (USA, Retired)
Bio: Master Sergeant Robert Molinaro, USA (Retired) enlisted in The Pa Army National Guard Oct 6th 1976. After completing US Army basic training and 17K10 Ground Surveillance, Radar Crewman course Ft Huachuca Az. Bob was assigned to Combat Support Company 109th Inf. Headquartered in Scranton Pa. He received 92 G 50 Food Service, 19 Z M1 Armor Crewman, 11 Z Anti Arm WPN Infantry MOS’s and has also completed several US Army professional development courses. In 2002 MSG Molinaro was mobilized on Active Duty with the 55th Brigade serving with Task Force Keystone as the Senior Food Service Sergeant and assisted the Brigrade S-4 with mission orientated tasks. Jan 2005 Bob volunteered and deployed with the 1st Battalion 109th Infantry in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The unit was attached to the 2nd Marine Div. Al Anbar Province Ar Ramadi Iraq. During the deployment Bob worked with the Battalion S -4 as the Camp Commandant and Field Ordering Officers. Bob redeployed from Iraq in June 2006 and retired Oct 6th 2007 after 31 years of military service. Military awards and decorations include the: Bronze Star Medal / Army Commendation medal (2nd award) / Army Achievement Medal ( 2nd award ) / US Navy Achievement Medal / Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (5th award) / National Defense Service Medal (2nd award) / Iraq Campaign Medal / Global War on Terrorism Service Medal / Armed Forces Reserve Medal ( 2nd award ) / Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3 award) / Army Service Ribbon / Overseas Service Ribbon / Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M Device (2nd award). Bob resides at Crystal Lake with his wife Lisa, has 5 children 2 step children and 9 grandchildren. Bob is employed with the Pa Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Food Safety for over 26 years.
Public Affairs: John T. Jeffery, SFC (USA, Retired)
Bio: John has been married to his wife Billie Jean since 1974. They have six children, and seventeen grandchildren (as of 2016). John attended the SUNY at Buffalo from 1968-1970, and then served on active duty with the U.S. Army from 1970-1973 including a tour in Vietnam in 1971. He graduated from Lancaster Bible College (Lancaster, PA) in 1978, and did graduate studies at Baptist Bible School of Theology (Clarks Summit, PA) from 1978-1980. After working at a variety of jobs including medical billing and heavy and highway construction John enlisted in the PAARNG in SEP 1989. He served with the Support Platoon and Headquarters Platoon in HHC 1st BN 109th INF until AUG 1996. In JAN 1991 John was hired as a Technician by the PAARNG, and worked at Watres Armory until AUG 1996 when he transferred to OMS #25 in Carbondale, and became a member of the Maintenance Section of HHC 1st BN 109th INF. John deployed to Iraq with the Battalion in 2005-2006 serving in Ramadi as the Bradley Maintenance Section Sergeant. John served with B Co (New Milford) following the redeployment, and retired at age 60 following service with A Co (Honesdale) as a SFC. From 2006 to 2010 John's Technician service was with FMS #2 (Taylor, PA). John has also been serving as the pastor of Wayside Gospel Chapel (Greentown, PA) since 1996.
VP Membership: Anthony Mozeleski, MSG (USA, Retired)
Bio: Tony has been married to his wife Judith since 24 Jan 1970. They have three children and six grandchildren. Tony resides in Carbondale PA. Tony graduated from Old Forge H.S. in 1968, Lackawanna Junior College in 1975, and Marywood College (B.S.) in 1982. Tony enlisted in the Army April 1969. He completed Basic Training at Ft. Dix, N.J., MP Training at Ft. Gordon, GA, and MP Sentry Dog Training at Lackland AFB, TX. His overseas service includes Vietnam service in 1970 attaining the rank of Sergeant. Tony enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 1973 with Co B 1/109th IN, Carbondale, PA as an 11C with the Mortar Platoon. He retired from the military in 2002 as acting 1SG of Co B 2/103rd AR, Williamsport, PA. Tony retired from General Dynamics, Eynon, PA with 30 years of service. Tony is a life member of VFW Shopa-Davey Peckville, and the DAV. Tony has been a member of the American Legion in Carbondale for 44 years, and the 109th Infantry Regiment Association since 2012.
Liason to 109th: CPT Sean J. Brown
Bio: Not available at this time...
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