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Roman Catholic priest , United States Army chaplain

Thomas Wayne Ozanne, Roman Catholic priest, United States Army chaplain. Professed Society Precious Blood, 1973, ordained deacon, 1973, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1974. Decorated United States Military Order St. Barbara, Meritorious Service medal 4 oak leaf clusters; named honorary member Farmhouse Fraternity, University Nebraska.

Background

Ozanne, Thomas Wayne was born on November 5, 1946 in Lexington, Nebraska, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Sociology cum laude, Sacred Heart College, Wichita, Kansas, 1970. Master of Arts in Theology, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1974. Graduate, Armed Forces Staff College, 1990.

Career

Director guidance, instructor, Lourdes Control Catholic Schools, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 1974-1980; commissioned Lieutenant, United States Army Reserve, 1977; accepted for active duty, United States Army, 1980; advanced through grades to major, United States Army, 1987; assistant 1st brigade chaplain 9th motorized infantry division, United States Army, 1981; deputy command chaplain 19th support command, United States Army, Republic of Korea, 1982-1984; assistant and deputy to division chaplain 1st infantry division, United States Army, Fort Riley, Kansas, 1984-1986; battalion chaplain 1-22 fielt artillery battalion 1st armored division, United States Army, 1986-1987; division chaplain 1st artillery division, United States Army, 1987-1989; assistant III corps chaplain, United States Army, Fort Hood, Texas, 1990-1992; resigned, United States Army, 1992; parochial vicar, St. James Catholic Church, Liberty, Missouri, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Professed Society Precious Blood, 1973, ordained deacon, 1973, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1974.

Membership

President Nebraska City Ministerial Alliance, Nebraska City Improvement Council, 1979. Treasurer Liberty, Missouri Ministerial Alliance, 1994-1997. Board directors Love, Inc., Liberty, 1996.

Member Knights of Columbus (4th degree).