Alan M. Cox
Colonel Alan M. Cox was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 8-72, 14 August 1972. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, 40th Infantry Brigade, 160th Infantry Regiment, Glendale, California. | His subsequent assignments include: Heavy Mortar Platoon Leader, 40th Infantry Brigade, 160th Infantry Regiment, Fresno, California; Intelligence Officer, 1st Special Forces Group, Hamilton Air Force Base, California; Operations Officer, 818th Transportation Battalion, Fresno, California; Company Commander, 729th Transportation Company, Fresno, California; Supply Officer, 818th Transportation Battalion, Fresno, California; Assistant G3, U.S. Army Reserve Maintenance Region V, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Transportation Officer, Headquarters, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Liaison Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Evaluator, 3-17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Instructor, U.S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis, Virginia. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Cox was self employed as a transportation consultant.