By Mr. Anthony Raimon Mayne (Daegu)June 28, 2017
Colonel Robert P. Mann, Jr. was commissioned into the Quartermaster Corps through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1994 and previously commanded the 71st Transportation Battalion of the Army Logistics University, Fort Lee, Virginia. Early assignments include duty at Fort Carson, Colorado; Fort Lee, Virginia; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Fort Drum, New York and deployments to Bosnia, Qatar, and Afghanistan.
As a major, Colonel Mann served in the Republic of Korea and served at Camp Casey. He was the General Supply Officer for the 2nd Infantry Division Support Command and the S-3 for the 702nd Main Support Battalion.
Key staff assignments include serving as the Organizational Integrator in the Department of the Army G-3/5/7, responsible for synchronizing organizational, personnel, and equipment changes for multi-functional sustainment units. He then was assigned as Chief of the Command Planning Group for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command prior to assuming battalion command.
Colonel Mann is a graduate of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. Other military schools include the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, the Combined Arms Services and Staff School, the US Army Command and General Staff College, and the Army Force Management School.
He holds various decorations and medals, including the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (fourth award), the Army Commendation Medal (fourth award), the Army Achievement Medal (third award), the Army Superior Unit Award, and the Meritorious Unit Citation (second award). Colonel Mann has earned the Airborne, Air Assault, Parachute Rigger, and Army Staff Identification badges.
Colonel Mann was born and raised in Yardville, New Jersey. He is married to Colonel Renee Mann and they have two children: William, 9 years old, and Olivia, 7 years old.