Edward P. Mccarthy, Jr.
Colonel Edward P. McCarthy, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 June 1966. His first duty assignment was as a Motor Officer, 3d Battalion, 187th Infantry (Airborne), l01st Airborne Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Executive Officer, Special Troops Battalion, Berlin, Germany; Commander, A Company, 2d Battalion, 6th Infantry, Berlin, Germany; S-3, 2d Battalion, 6th Infantry, Berlin, Germany; Assistant S-3, 3d Battalion, 506th Infantry, Phu Bai, Vietnam; S-3, 1st Battalion, 502d Infantry, Phu Bai, Vietnam; Operations and Training Officer, 1st ROTC Region, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Executive Officer, 6th Psychological Operations Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Sub-community Commander, Crailsheim, Germany; Executive Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Armor Division, Illesheim, Germany; Commander, 2d Battalion, 6th Infantry, Erlangen, Germany; Chief, Professional Development Division, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Chief, Doctrine and Concepts, Initiatives Headquarters, US European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. | Colonel McCarthy served as the Director, Senior Leadership Research, Department of Command, Leadership, and Management, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, prior to his retirement.