Speakers by Name
|Title||Senior Medical Logistician|
|Company||US Military Entrance Processing Command|
|Geographic Regions||Northeast, MidAtlantic, South, Midwest, Southwest, West|
Robert M. Dondelinger is a native of suburban Chicago, Illinois, graduated from high school in 1967, and entered the U.S. Army in 1970. In 1977 he received an Associates Degree from Regis College and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Columbia College in 1994. He received his Master's Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University in 2000. Mr. Dondelinger graduated from the Medical Logistics Management (70K) Course in 1979 and the Defense Preservation and Intermediate Packaging Course in 1980. He is a 1998 graduate of the US Army Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course. He retired from Active Duty on 1 April 2002 as a Chief Warrant Officer Five. Additionally, he is an internationally Certified Biomedical Electronics Technician, currently in emeritus status, and a lifetime member of MENSA. He is currently employed as the senior medical logistician and medical equipment lifecycle manager for the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. Mr. Dondelinger is an active member of the Biomedical Association of Southeastern Wisconsin (BASW) and a founding member and a member of the Constitution & Bylaws Committee of the nationwide Medical Equipment & Technology Association.
Mr. Dondelinger has a 30-year long history supporting military medicine both in fixed and field facilities and retired as the senior biomed in the Army. Beginning with his graduation from the US Army Medical Equipment & Optical School (USAMEOS) in 1972, he was immediately assigned to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Following several other enlisted assignments, on 5 July 1978, while Mr. Dondelinger was serving with the 326th Medical Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, he was appointed as a Health Services Maintenance Technician Warrant Officer. Subsequent Warrant Officer assignments included: Chief, Maintenance Division 47th MEDSOM (now designated as the 147th MEDLOG Bn.); Biomedical Maintenance Staff Officer, Directorate for Combat Developments & Healthcare Studies, Academy of Health Sciences (now the AMEDD Center & School); Chief, Medical Maintenance Branches at Martin Army Community Hospital, Ft. Benning, GA; 5th General Hospital, Bad Cannstatt (Stuttgart), Germany; General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; and Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, GA. This was followed by an overseas tour with the 18th Medical Command (MEDCOM), Republic of Korea, where he was the Chief of Equipment Management Division in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics. Upon his return to CONUS, he was assigned to the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Ft. Bliss, TX where he was selected for promotion to Chief Warrant Officer Five. His last assignment was to the US Army Medical Command as the Maintenance Officer for USAMEDCOM and Chief, Equipment Management & Services Branch, Operations Management Division, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics.
Robert M. Dondelinger's military awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (with five oak leaf clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (with two oak leaf clusters), the Army Achievement Medal (with 2 oak leaf clusters), the Army Good Conduct Medal (with 2'd award clasp), the National Defense Service Medal (with two bronze stars), the Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral device '2'), the Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral device '2').
Mr. Dondelinger respectfully requests reimbursement for travel and lodging related expenses pertaining to any speaking engagements.