Col. Theodore J. Janosko USA (Ret) is a 1975 graduate of The Ohio State University. Upon graduation, he was commissioned in the field artillery with multiple commands and two combat deployments to Southwest Asia. Following combat service in Iraq, he served with the 82nd Airborne Division. He holds a master's degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
Since retiring from active duty in 2005, he has served in leadership positions such as president of the Southwest Oklahoma MOAA Chapter, and he is a past president of MOAA's Oklahoma Council of Chapters. He is active in volunteer activities supporting the military and veteran communities, including serving on the board of directors of the Armed Forces YMCA. He resides in Cache, Okla.