Benjamin H. Phillips, Jr.
Colonel Benjamin H. Phillips, Jr., was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 9-65, 13 October 1965. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, 7th Battalion, 2d Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Assistant G-1, Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Special Assistant to G2, Headquarters, USA Training Center, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Infantry Officer, Reserve Components Personnel Accounting Center, St. Louis, Missouri; Field Medical Assistant, 385th Dental Detachment, Florence, South Carolina; Chief Office of Recruiting and Retention, Headquarters, 120th ARCOM, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; AMEDD Personnel Counselor OTSH, AMEDD PERSA, Washington District of Columbia; Senior Operation Officer, 3274th USA Hospital, Durham, North Carolina; and Health Services Command Mobilization Planner, USA MEDDAC, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | Colonel Phillips also served as Inspector General, Headquarters, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, Alabama.