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COL Konkel Retirement

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5025 County Highway V

DeForest, WI 53532

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Join us in celebrating the exceptional career of Colonel Dennis E. Konkel spanning 32 years of service from July 1987 to May 2019.

Through years of exceptional dedication and faithful service to the United States he has served in increasing levels of Command and senior staff positions in M-day positions with culmination as the 64th Troop Command Brigade Commander. COL Konkel began his military career as an SMP cadet in the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee ROTC program within the 32nd Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) until he commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. He held a succession of positions within the 32nd Infantry Brigade which included Platoon Leader, and Company Training Officer, Supply and Services Officer, HHD Commander, culminating in battalion command of the 132nd Brigade Support Battalion. COL Konkel has served for over thirty two years of total service including two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has displayed unwavering loyalty and commitment to the mission, his Soldiers, and the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

The event takes place on 4 May 2019 starting with a social hour at 1700 followed by a buffet style meal at 1800 and a formal program at 1900. Comradery will continue through the evening.

Dinner meal served buffet style with main meal options of Tender Beef Tips and Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken along with house salad/dressing, rolls/butter, seasonable vegetable and chef selected starch.

A full cash bar will be available along with select complimentary beer throughout the evening.

Separate lodging accommodations are available on site at the Comfort Inn and Suites. You can reserve a room online at https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/VR34C2 or call the Comfort Inn and Suites in DeForest and ask for a reservation under "64TH Troop Commander's Retirement."

Select the meal ticket and attend the program or select the meal to attend with an additional donation amount going towards COL Konkel's retirement gift to be presented that evening.

Uniform is ASU or equivalent with bow tie for military members.

We look forward to your attendance in honoring a great leader as his military career comes to a successful end.



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5025 County Highway V

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