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Ralph Veppert

Ohio Ambassador

Name:  Ralph E. Veppert 

Hometown:  Westerville

E-mail Address:  veppert99@columbus.rr.com

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Vice-President, Central Ohio Chapter of the Association of the United States Army; Vice-President, Brookstone Homeowners Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion

Civilian Honors:  N/A

Military Retirement Date, Date of Rank, Service and Key Positions:  Retirement: 30 September 2014, Command Sergeant Major (CSM), US Army Reserve, 35 years service.  Key positions: CSM, 3rd Brigade, Great Lakes Division, 75th Training Command, CSM, 643rd Regional Support Group, CSM, 718th Transportation Battalion, Chemical Operations Sergeant Major, 21st Theater Support Command.

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife - Tamera ‘TJ’ Veppert, LSW

Army Reserve Ambassador Ralph E. Veppert is retired from the State of Ohio after 30 years’ service.  Ambassador Veppert holds an AAB in Data Processing from Jefferson Technical College (now Eastern Gateway Community College) and a Certificate in Interpreting/Transliterating (American Sign Language) from Columbus State Community College.  He is a graduate of Class 27 (Non-Resident), United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and the Command Sergeants Major Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy.