Deward B. Rice, Jr.
Colonel Deward B. Rice, Jr., was commissioned a Military Police Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 30 March 1967. His first assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 58th Mechanized Infantry, 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aero-Scout Section Leader and Aero-rifle Platoon Leader, Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Air Cavalry Regiment, Vietnam; Flight Commander and Chief, Synthetic Training Branch, Department of Aviation Helicopter Training, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; Company Commander, 15th Military Police Brigade, Mannheim, Germany; Police Operations Officer, Office of the Provost Marshall, United States Army Europe and 7th Army, Mannheim, Germany; Chief, Evaluation Division, United States Army Air Traffic Control Activity, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Commander, Hawaii District, United States Army Criminal Investigation Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Battalion Commander, United States Correctional Activity, Fort Lewis, Washington; Deputy Special Assistant for Security Matters, United States European Command, Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany, and Provost Marshall, United States Army Health Services Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.