Robert L Tonsetic

Tonsetic was commissioned as a lieutenant out of the University of Pittsburgh in 1964. After a tour with Special Forces in Thailand, he joined the 199th Light Brigade in Vietnam, serving as a company commander during the Tet and May Offensives of 1968. In 1970 he returned to Vietnam as a senior advisor to ARVN Ranger and Airborne units. Her retired from the Army in 1991 as a Colonel, earned a Doctorate in Education, and taught for five years at the University of Central Florida.