• CPT Zugmier graduated from Pittsburg State University in 1964 and commissioned as a Regular Army 2LT.
  • First duty assignment was Ft. Carson, CO, where he served in the Nuclear capable “Honest John Missile Battalion” of the 5th Infantry Division.  In November 1965, he attended the Officer Finance and Military Accounting School, and was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division Finance Operations at Ft. Bragg, NC, in 1966.  While at Ft. Bragg, completed the Airborne Jump Master Course. In February 1968, CPT Zugmier deployed to Vietnam, in the Da Nang area to participate in combat operations during the Tet Offensive.
  • Completed his service to the US Army in 1969.
  • Awards and Decorations Include:  Bronze Star Medal, ARCOM with Oak Leaf Cluster, and others.