OCS - Medal of Honor Edition by Vladimir Ribachok
Limited edition series of 300 prints signed and numbered by Medal of Honor recipients COL Robert B Nett and Walter J Marm
This edition, when framed, comes with two additional brass plates signifying their signatures. (not shown in image) ALSO available is a third brass plate signifying the name and Officer Candidate School (OCS) class number of the purchaser followed by Ft Benning GA. Please contact the gallery at email@example.com with those details after you place an order.
The original oil painting is on permanent display at Ft Benning GA
ROBERT B. NETT
After World War II, Captain Nett served with the Artillery Center School Troop, Fort Sill, Oklahoma and later with the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Division, Japan, where he became the Inspector General of Kobe Base, Japan. | During the Korean War, Captain Nett was a Company Commander training South Korean soldiers. He later served as the Inspector General of Headquarters Southwestern Area Command, doing classified missions for General McArthur’s Far East Headquarters. | In 1951, Major Nett attended the Regular Advanced Infantry Course at Fort Benning, Georgia, and was subsequently assigned as an instructor to the Army Ground General School, Fort Riley, Kansas until 1954. From 1954 to 1957, he was the Station Commander of Erlangen Station, Nuremberg, Germany and returned to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas to attend the Command and General Staff College. He was subsequently appointed the Chairman of the Attack Committee in the Ranger Department of the Infantry School. In 1963, Lieutenant Colonel Nett was assigned to Vietnam as an advisor the Vietnamese 2nd Infantry Division. Subsequent assignments include the llth Air Assault (Test) Division; Battalion Commander of the Officer Candidate School, and Deputy Director of the Company Operations, Infantry School. Colonel Nett’s final assignment was Chief of Reserve Affairs for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa in Heidelberg, Germany. | Colonel Nett received a Bachelor of Science Degree and teaching certificate in Social Science and Industrial Arts. | Colonel Nett’s awards and decorations include: the Medal of Honor, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with V Device and two Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Airborne Gliderman, Air Assault, and Grand Cross of Malta. | Colonel Nett retired from the Army in August of 1973 and continued his community service as a teacher in the Columbus, Georgia, School System. His record of outstanding performance and achievements continued by being selected as Teacher of the Year in 1985.
Walter J. Marm
First Lieutenant Walter J. Marm was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 18 April 1965, class number 600. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, 2nd Pl, A Company, 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Instructor, U.S.A. Mountain Ranger Camp. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnamese Service Ribbon, National Defense Medal; Vietnamese Campaign Medal; Purple Heart and the Medal of Honor.