Edward J. Burke
Colonel Edward Joseph Burke was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 30 March 1962. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battle Group, 13th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: A Detachment Commander, Company C, 10th Special Forces Group, Bad Tolz, Germany; Training Officer, Headquarters, Fort Meade, Maryland; Strike Battalion Commander, Special Operations Group, Kontum, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, 70th Company (NCOA), 7th Student Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia; Group S-3, 5th Special Forces Group, Nha Trang, Republic of Vietnam; Instructor, Engineer Center & School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commander, Special Processing Battalion, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Staff Officer, War Plans, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Operations Officer, NMCC, Office of the Joint Chief of Staff, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Detachment Commander, USMTM, Khamis-Mushayt, Saudi Arabia. | At the time of his induction Colonel Burke was serving as an Emergency Management Planner, Pennsylvania Emergency Managment Agency, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.