Mr. (SFC Ret) Ronald McIntyre was born in Presque Isle, Maine on 9 June 1966. He enlisted in the United States Army in December of 1984. Upon completing One Station Unit Training for Infantry at Fort Benning, Georgia, he was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
He completed the Infantry Advanced Non Commissioned Officer course, the Battle Staff NCO course, Sniper school, Combat Leader course, Light Infantry Leader course, Drill Sergeant School, Instructor Trainer course, Infantry Basic Non Commissioned Officer course, NBC school, Northern Warfare Instructorâ€™s course, Combat Lifesaver course, Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare school, Rappel Master course, Air Assault school, and Small Group Leader course.
His major assignments include two tours with the 101st Airborne Division, two tours with the 6th Infantry Division (L) in Alaska, 10th Mountain Division (LI), USATC at Fort Jackson, South Carolina where he served as a Drill Sergeant, and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri where he served as an Instructor/Writer for Combat Training Command.
He has served as an Instructor/Writer, Operations NCO, Platoon Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, Recon Squad Leader, Sniper Team Leader, Squad Leader, Team Leader, and Infantryman. His last tour of service was with the Black Bear Battalion as the Operations NCO, and MS II/III Instructor.