Colonel Lucious Edmond Delk

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Colonel Lucious Edmond Delk

    Colonel Lucious Edmond Delk

    Colonel Lucious Edmond Delk was commissioned as an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 107-66 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia on 30 September, 1966. His first duty assignment was as a Highway Engineer Officer, Orlean, France.

    His notable duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, Company B, 15th Engineer Battalion, Dong Tam, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Company E and Group S1, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Reconnaissance Team Leader, Military Assistance Command, 5th Special Forces Group, Danang, Vietnam; Company Commander and Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Basic Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Operations Officer and Task Force Officer in Charge, 716th Military Police Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas; Deputy Division G3, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Commander, 709th Military Police Battalion, Frankfurt, Germany; Chief, Military Police Operations, Falls Church, Virginia; Chief Law Enforcement Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Pentagon; Commander, 18th Military Police Brigade, Frankfurt, Germany; and Commander, 18th Military Police Brigade, Zakho, Iraq. His last duty assignment was served as Assistant Commandant, 701st Military Police Battalion, Fort McClellan, Alabama.

    His military education includes: Engineer Officer Candidate School, Airborne Training School, Special Forces Qualification Course, Ranger Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, and United States Army War College.

    His highest military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit (3rd Award), Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device, Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award), Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award), Vietnam Service Medal with 6 Service Stars, Humanitarian Service Medal (2nd Award), Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Vietnam Jump Wings.

    Additional Information

    • Rank

      Colonel

    • Graduated From

      Officer Candidate School

    • Graduation Year

      1966

    • Key Assignment

      Assistant Commandant, 701st Military Police Battalion, Fort McClellan, Alabama.

    • Highest Award

      Legion of Merit (3rd Award), Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device

    • Year Inducted

      2020

    • Branch Of Service

      Army