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Walter Raymond Vlasak

Walter Raymond Vlasak, American state official, human resource manager. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with V device and two oak leaf clusters, Air medal, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star. Member American Society for Training and Development, Association United States Army (board directors Tacoma since 1984).

Background

  • Vlasak, Walter Raymond was born on August 31, 1938 in Hartsgrove, Ohio, United States. Son of Raymond Frank and Ethel (Chilan) Vlasak.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Kent State University, 1963. Master of Arts, University Akron, 1975.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1963. Platoon leader, anti-tank platoon leader and battalion adjutant 82d Airborne Division, 1963-1965. Combat duty Viet Nam, 1965-1966, 68-69.

      Executive officer, company Commander and headquarters commandant of the cadre and troops United States Army School Europe, Oberammergau, Federal Republic Germany, 1966-1968. Assistant professor Military Science Kent (Ohio) State University, 1970-1974. Infantry battalion executive officer 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1976-1977, organizational effectiveness consultant to commanding general, 1977-1979, brigade executive officer, 1980-1982.

      Organizational effectiveness consultant to commanding general 8th United States Army, United States Forces, Korea, 1979-1980. Advanced through ranks to lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1980, retired, 1984. President Comsult, Inc., Tacoma, since 1984.

      Manager employee development training department social and health services State of Washington, since 1985.

    Membership

    Member American Society for Training and Development, Association United States Army (board directors Tacoma since 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, camping, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Julia Andrews, February 25, 1966. Children: Marc Andrew, Tanya Ethel.
    • father: Raymond Frank Vlasak
    • mother: Ethel (Chilan) Vlasak
    • spouse: Julia Andrews
    • children: Marc Andrew Vlasak
    • Tanya Ethel Vlasak
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    Born August 31, 1938
    • 1963
      Kent State University
    • 1975
      University Akron
    • 1963
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1963 - 1965
      platoon leader, and battalion adjutant 82d Airborne Division
    • 1963 - 1965
      anti-tank platoon leader, and battalion adjutant 82d Airborne Division
    • 1965 - 1966
      combat duty Viet Nam
    • 1966 - 1968
      executive, officer
      Oberammergau, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1970 - 1974
      assistant, professor Military Science Kent (Ohio) State University
    • 1976 - 1977
      infantry battalion executive, officer 9th Infantry Division
      Washington, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      organizational effectiveness consultant, to commanding general 8th United States Army
    • 1984
      president, Comsult
      Tacoma, Washington, United States
    • 1985
      manager, employee development training department social and health services State of Washington
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