Deputy Commander for Administration
LTC Charles L. Unruh
LTC Unruh is from Lanoka Harbor, NJ. He joined the Army National Guard and attended basic training at Fort Dix after his junior year of high school, and the Cannon crewman AIT at Fort Sill, after he graduated from high school. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire and was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps as a Second Lieutenant.
LTC Unruh’s assignments include: Battalion Maintenance Officer for the 56th Medical
Battalion, Ambulance Platoon Leader, XO for HSC, 261st ASMB and Assistant S-2/3, 261st ASMB, Fort Bragg, NC; Medical Operations Officer for the USAREUR Special Operations Theater Support Element, Heidelberg, Germany; Company Commander C/501st FSB, 1st AD, Ray Barracks, Germany; Graduate student, US Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health Care Administration, Fort Sam Houston; Administrative Resident, Deputy and then Chief Clinical Support Division Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, SC; Secretary of the General Staff, 18th Medical Command, Yongsan, Korea; XO, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; Iraqi Security Forces Medical Operations Officer, Multinational Corps-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Commander, US Army Health Clinic- Kaiserslautern; Deputy Commander for Administration, Dunham US Army Health Clinic, Carlisle Barracks, PA; Deputy Commander, TF 14 Medical, Kandahar, Afghanistan. His current position is Chief of Staff/Deputy Commander for Administration at Womack Army Medical Center.
Awards and decorations include: Master Parachutist Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Belgian Parachutist Badge, German Parachutist Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), Korea Defense Service Medal, German Proficiency Badge (Gold) and German Schutzenschnur (Bronze), Winner, USAREUR Expert Field Medic Competition, 2006, Army Triathlon Team Member (2003, 2004), Eighth Army Triathlon Champion (2004).
LTC Unruh has a MHA from Baylor University and a BA in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
He is married to the former Mary Lord Sexton and they have 3 daughters, Sarah (18), Emily (16), and Anna (12).