Floyd P. Redding
Lieutenant Colonel Floyd P. Redding was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-51, 2 August 1951. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 20th Infantry, Fort Ord, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, I Company, 32nd Infantry, 7th Division, Korea; Battalion Commo Officer, 32nd Infantry, Korea; Regimental Commo Officer, 32nd Infantry, Korea; Instructor Weapon Depot, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Executive Officer, Ranger Training, Dahlonega, Georgia; Recon Officer, Mortar Company, 29th Infantry, Army Flight School, San Marcus, Texas; Commanding Officer Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Officer Advanced Course, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commanding Officer, Co C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry, Korea; Commanding Officer Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Division, Korea; Senior Unit Advisor, Virginia Sector, Pulaski, Virginia; Sub Sector Commander and Advisor, 80th Reserve Division, Virginia Sector, Pulaski, Virginia; Brigade Signal Officer, 3rd Mechanized Brigade, Germany; Brigade S-2, 3rd Mechanized Brigade, Germany; Brigade S-3, 3rd Mechanized Brigade, Germany; Instructor Leadership Department, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Advisor, 9th ARVIN Division, Vietnam; Chief Plans Branch Headquarters, Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief Reserve Components Branch and Commanding General’s Representative, Headquarters, Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Redding's awards and decoration include: America Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Bronze Star V Device and w/ Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Republic of Vietnam Service Medal w/ 60 Device, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Five Oversea Service Bars, Meritorious Service Medal, 7th Infantry Division Certificate of Achievement, Fort Jackson Certificate of Achievement, National Defense Service Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster. | At the time of his induction, Lieutenant Colonel Redding was self-employed in real estate.