Eugene R. Belcher
Colonel Eugene R. Belcher was commissioned and Ordnance Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 22 June 1954, class number 8. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 709th Tank Battalion, 3d Armored Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Communications Officer, 709th Tank Battalion, 3d Armored Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company commander, 201st Ordnance Company, 201st Logistical Command, AMLANFORME, Lebanon; Chief, Conventional Ammo Branch, Warheads and Special Weapons Laboratory and Operations Officer, HAWK Project, Systems Test Division, Ordnance Mission, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Senior Advisor, Ordnance Battalion, III Corps Area Logistics Command, Vietnam; Chief, Logistics Branch and Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army Air Defense Center, Fort Bliss, Texas; Military Plans and Supply Officer, Army Section, U.S. Military Group, Argentina; Commander, Badger Army Ammo Plant, Baraboo, Wisconsin; Chief, Asset Control Task Group and Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, Headquarters, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Chief, Special Projects, Office of Commander and Chief, Plans and Programs analysis Office, Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Alabama; Director of Production, USA ARMCOM, Rock Island, Arsenal, I11. | Colonel Belcher's awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal.