COL David R. Zinnante
Colonel David Zinnante earned his commission in the United States Army Medical Service Corps through the Reserve Officersí Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Texas in 1997. He holds a Bachelorís Degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masterís Degree in Environmental Management from the University of Maryland University College, a Masterís Degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville, and a Masterís Degree in Strategic Studies from the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He is also a graduate of both the Combined Arms and Services Staff School and the Command and General Staff College and is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Prior to his arrival at Fort Sill, COL Zinnante served as the Chief, Integration and
Operations Division, Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate (CDID), Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Previous assignments include: Department Chair/Professor of
Military Science, University of Texas, Austin, Texas; Commander, Kirk United States
Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Force Health Protection Officer, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief and Program Manager for the Armyís 68S (Preventive Medicine Specialist) Military Occupational Specialty training program at Fort Sam
Houston, Texas; Commander, 224th Medical Detachment, Fort Hood, Texas where he
deployed the detachment to Louisiana in support of Hurricane Katrina disaster relief
operations and later to Afghanistan for 15 months in support of Operation Enduring
Freedom; Executive Officer, Group Support Company and Group Preventive Medicine Officer, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he deployed to the Republic of Colombia in support of counterdrug operations and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; Division Environmental Science Officer, Division
Preventive Medicine Officer, and Deputy Division Surgeon for the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation
Enduring Freedom and Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; PROFIS Executive Officer for the 714th Medical Detachment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he deployed to Honduras in support of Hurricane Mitch humanitarian assistance operations; and Field Preventive Medicine Officer with the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine Ė North, Fort Meade, Maryland.
Colonel Zinnanteís most notable awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Action Badge, Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Army Jumpmaster Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Parachutist Badge, and the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). Colonel David Zinnante is married to Colonel Rebecca Zinnante and they have three children.
CSM Dina Pang
Command Sergeant Major Dina Pang is a native of Singapore. She enlisted in the Army Reserve on the split-option program in 1995, went to Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Following graduation from Baumholder High School in 1996, she enlisted into the Regular Army and attended Advanced Individual Training at the Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity in Yorktown, Virginia earning her military occupational specialty as an Optical Laboratory Specialist, 68H. She converted to Healthcare Specialist, 68W, in 2012.
CSM CSM Pangís assignments include: Optical Laboratory Specialist, Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity, Yorktown, Virginia; Optical Laboratory NCO, 16th Medical Logistics Battalion, Camp Carroll, Korea; Optical Laboratory NCO, McDonald Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia; Drill Sergeant, B Company, 187th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Senior Drill Sergeant, F and G Companies, 232nd Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; 68H Senior Enlisted Advisor, United States Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Detachment Sergeant, 71st Medical Detachment, Bagram, Afghanistan; Platoon Sergeant, 557th Medical Company, Wiesbaden, Germany; Senior Healthcare NCO, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas; First Sergeant, C Company, 725th Brigade Support Battalion (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; Chief Clinical NCO, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas.
CSM Pangís civilian education includes an Associate in Science from Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management from Columbia Southern University, and Master of Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. Her civilian certifications include the Professional Association of Diving Instructors Advanced Open Water Diver and American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education Level 1
CSM Pangís military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), Army Commendation Medal (5th award), Army Achievement Medal (4th award), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Drill Sergeant Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Abzeichen fur Leistungen im Truppendienst) in Gold. CSM Pang is married to Irma Castillo Pang of Midland, Texas.