Distinguished Member of the Corps



Colonel Gary R. Wallace


Colonel Gary R. Wallace was born 31 October 1954 in Bluff Dale, Texas and started his military career following graduation from Tarleton State University as an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate in 1977.


Throughout his 30 year Army career, Colonel Wallace fulfilled a variety of positions most notable of which was his time spent as the assistant commandant for the U.S. Army Chemical School from 2002 to July of 2007. As Assistant Commandant, he set the conditions for CBRN Soldiers to successfully complete missions in response to the events of September 11th, 2001; he was instrumental in gaining proponency for Technical Escort and was the driving force in the development of the First Lieutenant Terry CBRN Responder Facility. He was also influential in the achieving approval for production of the Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle.


Colonel Wallace is currently the Principal CBRN Analyst, Concurrent Technologies Corporation and resides in Hawkins, Texas.