Earl D. Greer

GREER,EARL
Earl D. Greer

Earl D. Greer

Colonel Earl D. Greer was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Fort Knox, Kentucky, Class 2-67, 10 January 1967. His first duty assignment was as the Unit Training Officer, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, Second Training Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Scout Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 34th Armor, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Alpha Company, 2d Battalion, 34th Armor, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Delta Company, 2d Battalion, 34th Armor, Vietnam; Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 70th Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Commander, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 73rd Armor, South Korea; Instructor, United States Military Academy at West Point, New York; G3 Training Officer, 1st Infantry Division (Forward) and Operations Officer, 4th Battalion, 73rd Armor, Germany; Staff Operations Officer, Active Component Training Division, Headquarters, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Executive Officer to the Commanding General, Combined Arms Training Activity, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Commander, 1st Battalion, 34th Armor, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Executive Officer, Readiness Group Stewart, Newburgh, New York; Commander, Readiness Group Stewart, Newburgh, New York; and Chief, Operational Readiness Evaluation Division, First United States Army, Fort Meade, Maryland. Colonel Greer retired from active duty military service on 1 June 1993. | His military education consists of the United States Army War College, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Armor Officer Advanced Course, Organizational Maintenance Officer Course, and the Armor Officer Candidate School. He earned a Master of Science Degree in Public Administration from Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri. | His military awards include the Distinguished Service Cross, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart (three awards), Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Army Commendation Medal (three awards), and other service and campaign awards.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    2017

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_02739