Lieutenant Colonel Walrath is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in Architecture, and a Master in Building Construction. He was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps in March 1996. His previous assignments include: Adjutant and Chief, PTM&S, MacDonald Army Community Hospital, Fort Eustis, VA; Health Facility Planner, 18th MEDCOM, Yongsan, South Korea; Platoon Leader, C Co, 261st ASMB, Fort Bragg, NC; Brigade Engineer, 44th MEDCOM, Fort Bragg, NC; Company Commander, 601st ASMC, Fort Bragg, NC; Project Manager, US Army Health Facility Planning Agency, Falls Church, VA; Chief, Health Facility Planning, Europe Regional Medical Command, Heidelberg, Germany; Clinic Commander, US Army Health Clinic, Livorno, Italy; Program Manager, Western Region (South), US Army Health Facility Planning Agency; and Battalion Commander, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY. LTC Walrath has deployed as a Health Facility Planning Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Health supporting the Coalition Provisional Authority.
LTC Walrath’s military schools include the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Medical Logistics Management Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School (CAS3), and the Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Intermediate Level Education (ILE) Program.
LTC Walrath’s awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Senior Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the German Parachutist Badge.
LTC Walrath is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Health Facility Institute (HFI).